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How EV charging stations earn ENERGY STAR certification

By Peter Banwell, Senior Manager, EPA The ENERGY STAR label is one of the most widely known consumer symbols in the country – more than 90% of American households recognize it. ENERGY STAR-certified products helped consumers save $23 billion in energy costs just in 2015, contributing to cumulative energy cost savings of $246 billion since… Read more »

Toyota Tsusho to acquire 15% stake in Australian based lithium mining company Orocobre

Toyota Tsusho, a member of the Toyota Group, announced that it has signed a Share Subscription Agreement with Orocobre Limited to become a 15% shareholder. The total investment amount will be about AUS $292 million. The company believes that lithium demand is expected to continue growing with the shift to EV, in addition to the… Read more »