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ECOtality Awarded $26.4 Million for Advanced Vehicle Testing & Evaluation by U.S. Department of Energy

  ECOtality Awarded $26.4 Million for Advanced Vehicle Testing & Evaluation by U.S. Department of Energy ECOtality sole Qualified Vehicle Tester for the DOE’s AVTE Program SAN FRANCISCO – October 6, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today announced that its subsidiary, ECOtality North America, has been awarded a …

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Fred Meyer Stores Partners with ECOtality to Install Blink™ EV Charging Stations

Fred Meyer joins The EV Project and will install Blink Commercial Charging Stations at stores in Project locations in Oregon and Washington SEATTLE – March 7, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today announced the company’s partnership with food retail chain Fred Meyer, a division of The Kroger Co. …

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ECOtality Electrifies Seattle with Blink® Commercial Charging Stations

EV drivers able to charge up with Blink at Qwest Field SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE – June 9, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today celebrated the installation of the company’s Blink® Pedestal charging stations at Qwest Field Stadium, in Seattle. Politicians, local stakeholders, EV drivers and ECOtality executives will gather …

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ECOtality Wins $2.87M in Bay Area Contracts, Expands The EV Project to the San Francisco Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Chooses ECOtality as EVSE Deployment Program Lead SAN FRANCISCO – February 2, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc.(NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage, announced today that it has expanded The EV Project to the San Francisco Bay Area. ECOtality was awarded a $2.87 million contract from the Bay Area …

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ECOtality to Unveil New Fast Charging Technology

SAN FRANCISCO – Monday, October 11, 2010 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, announced today the company will reveal its commercial DC Fast Charging station at the Business of Plugging In 2010 during a press conference on Wednesday, October 13th at 12:30 p.m. at the ECOtality booth (#9). The charging …

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ECOtality and Nissan Partner to Launch Electric Vehicles in Arizona’s Pima County

ECOtality to work with Nissan & Pima Association of Governments (PAG) to establish the Tucson region as an EV Micro-Climate SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 6, 2009 – ECOtality, Inc. (OTCBB: ETLY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today announced it has entered into a commitment with Nissan North America and Pima Association of …

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EV PROJECT OFFERS FREE BLINK® CHARGERS TO EV DRIVERS AND COMMERCIAL HOST SITES IN ATLANTA

SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA – Wednesday, August 1, 2012 –ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, announced today it will offer its Blink® smart charging stations free to residents and commercial host sites of the greater metropolitan Atlanta area as part of its expansion of The EV Project, a public-private partnership with the Department …

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ECOtality Unveils the Blink® HQ Family of Home EV Chargers

Integrated with the Blink network, the new home solution makes it easier than ever to “go electric” SAN FRANCISCO — Wednesday, May 22, 2013 — ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation, today introduced Blink HQ, a new family of electric vehicle (EV) charging products for the home. In tandem with the Blink Network, these new …

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What are the metrics? What do we consider? Lessons from Examining the French economic situation?

When considering an energy future, a driving question is what drives decisions.  What do we “count” when it comes to “cost”. The current “cost” structure for energy has many internalized and many externalized costs.  For example, when it comes to coal, there are questions as to whether and how to count its medical impact (through mercury pollution, …

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Save energy, color-less google …

Google is doing amazing things when it comes to energy. They are working to promote plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). They are the centerpiece for Climate Savers smart computing, targeting a 50% reduction in computer electricity usage by 2010. They custom design/build highly efficient power supplies. Well, do you realize that switching from color to black & white …

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Green Prophets and Green Profits

The Toronto Globe & Mail business section looks at the “slew of small – and some not so small – public companies trading on Canadian exchanges that are involved in the alternative energy game.” They’re in sectors as far reaching as hydro and wind power, geothermal power, solar energy, tidal and wave power and biofuels. There’s even a …

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Conservatives vs NASA on Global Warming

Editor’s note: Today we welcome guest blogger Chapter 1.   … “The only thing Antwan ever touched of mine was my hand, when he shook it at my wedding…  But when you little scamps get together, you’re worse than a sewing circle.” Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction This diary follows a rumor’s spread through the conservative blogosphere.  It …

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Gore’s Solar Panels: Bad Investment, So-So Environmentalism, Good Politics

As the Zoning Appeals Board of the Nashville sub-city of Belle Meade considers Al Gore’s request for a conditional-use permit to install solar panels on the roof of his mansion during its meeting Tuesday night*, I thought I’d take a look at the economics of solar power for the home of perhaps the world’s leading advocate for …

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Clean Energy ‘Till The Cows Come Home

Manure from a herd of 3,900 dairy cows will be used in Ohio’s first-ever project to capture methane from manure for generation of electricity. Buckeye Power, Inc. has started purchasing cow manure produced power from Bridgewater Dairy in northern Ohio, to provide green energy to the state’s 24 electric cooperatives. This is good news, though I wouldn’t …

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Seeking Adventure? Try VentureOne

Venture Vehicles, Inc. is an innovative, environmentally-friendly personal transportation company based in Los Angeles, California. According to their mission statement, they are “dedicated to changing the world of personal transportation by creating a revolutionary new class of vehicles that is ultra-clean & efficient, safe and exhilarating to drive.” The VentureOne (pictured) is one example of this …

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Aerotecture: Integrated Vertical and Horizontal Urban Turbines

I just caught a really cool video on the architectural idea of integrating vertical and horizontal-axis turbines into urban design and planning. From a company called Aerotecture comes the Aeroturbine — a quiet, vibration-free, bird-safe, turbine that can be installed on existing rooftops or built into the architecture of new buildings to provide clean renewable electricity at its site …

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Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines To Hit Palm Springs This Summer

It’s been a long, winding road for the development of commercially-viable vertical-axis wind turbines. The advantages over their horizontal-axis brethren are significant: Only 50ft high or less, bird-friendly, low, rigid steel frames, low drive train for easy maintenance, and — most importantly — low cost. A recently-incorporated California wind company called Wind Harvest International is …

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Wind Whips Up Growing Side Business For Alliant Energy

Alliant Energy Corp., a utility holding company based in Madison, Wisconsin, “has been quietly nurturing a side business … that is growing by leaps and bounds,” reports the Wisconsin State Journal. That business is WindConnect, which offers expertise to help get wind-energy projects built. It is Alliant ’s fastest-growing non-utility business and, according to Alliant spokesman Rob Crain, “it …

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Dispatch from Spain IT Conference: Microsoft’s Green Wall of Silence

M$ asks “Are Europeans still obsessed with carbon footprints?” James Governor over at Greenmonk just got back from a tech forum in Spain and shared his thoughts on Microsoft’s green silence… I just got back from Microsoft TechEd IT Forum 2007 in Barcelona. The company’s new strategy seems to be… if it moves virtualise it, if it doesn’t move …

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