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Hawaii bill would require EV charging stations in parking lots

The Hawaii State Senate is considering a bill that would require owners of parking lots to provide at least one exclusive space equipped with an EV charging station. Senate Bill 2651 would apply to parking lots with 100 spaces or more, and would go into effect in 2015. The bill was approved unanimously by the… Read more »

Aloha Petroleum unveils fast chargers at Hawaii gas stations

The Paradise of the Pacific is already a great place to drive an EV – islands around the world are expected to be early adopters of electrification, thanks to high fuel prices and short driving distances. This week, emission-free driving on Oahu became even more convenient, as gas station operator Aloha Petroleum installed AeroVironment DC… Read more »

Hawaii gets free DC fast chargers

Thanks to a cooperative effort by Mitsubishi Motors, Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) and the State of Hawaii, the first of a network of DC fast charging stations will soon be installed at Ko Olina Resort, an upscale hotel, marina and golf course complex near Honolulu. Eaton’s partner Volta Industries will be installing the CHAdeMO-compliant chargers as… Read more »

Stanford study: 100% renewable US grid is feasible and reliable

How many times this week have you read that renewable energy is unreliable, and will never be able to completely replace fossil fuels on the electrical grid? Well, there is at least one group of scientists who don’t agree. A study led by Stanford University Professor Mark Jacobson has found that a US energy system… Read more »

Electrify America’s Boost Plan to more than double the size of its charging network by 2025

Electrify America was established in 2016 with a budget of $2 billion to invest in EV infrastructure over 10 years. As of May, it had 600 public charging stations with 2,600 individual fast chargers in operation across the US, and it plans to have about 800 stations and 3,500 chargers up and running by the… Read more »

NASA at the forefront of electric airplane development

Aircraft are responsible for a substantial amount of air pollution, but building an electric airplane presents several physical and institutional problems that automobile designers don’t have to worry about. NASA has been working on electric planes, and grappling with these problems, for at least a decade, and has begun to demonstrate some progress. The agency… Read more »

Which US states have the highest penetration of EV charging stations?

Expanded access to charging infrastructure is seen as one of the keys to accelerating EV adoption, and the US is rapidly rolling out public charging stations. A new report from the DOE tells us that 25 states now have at least 1,000 non-residential charging units (public and private). California has by far the most: nearly… Read more »

Electrify America opens 600 public fast charging stations in less than 3 years

Electrify America is on a roll—less than 3 years after opening its first charging station in Chicopee, Massachusetts, the company now operates 600 public charging stations, with 2,600 individual fast chargers, across the continental US. EA will build on this momentum by adding its first stations in Hawaii, South Dakota, Wyoming and Vermont, bringing its… Read more »

Turnkey transit bus electrification: Enel X offers full service EV-fleet installations for city and school buses

Q&A with Giovanni Bertolino, Head of E-Mobility at Enel X Some of the most compelling stories in the EV world these days have to do with charging. For an individual EV driver, charging may seem like a simple matter—plug in your car in the evening, and it’s ready to drive in the morning—and that’s part of the appeal of… Read more »