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NPPD launches incentive program for EV charging data

ChargePoint home charging system.

Nebraska utility NPPD to offer US$200 incentive for installation of ChargePoint 240Volt charging station The Nebraska Public Power District and its wholesale customers are interested in what could be a potential increase in electric load by more and more electric vehicles being charged, prompting the launch of NPPD’s Energy Wise …

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US rebate rollback threatens EV automakers

California Clean Air green sticker - Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz).

Consumers and automakers alike could be hurt if the Republican Party succeed in scrapping the EV tax credit, and other clean-energy tax breaks It was announced this week that House Republicans are proposing to eliminate the US$7,500 tax credit currently in place to help increase the affordability of EVs. Currently, …

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Gov. Brown signs raft of California ZEV bills

Street traffic in Los Angeles, California.

50% of California light duty fleet and 15% of heavy vehicle fleet to be electric by 2025 Already one of the most ambitious political forces in terms of EV adoption, California is putting even further legislative power behind zero-emission technologies. October 10 saw State Governor Jerry Brown sign 11 bills …

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E-STOR breathes second life into EV charging network

2016 Renault Zoe and E-STOR
Source: Renault

Groupe Renault and Connected Energy have announced a partnership using second-life batteries at EV charging points. The partnership recycles Renault batteries and uses them as in new, static energy storage solutions. Prototypes have already been successfully installed at two locations in Belgium and Germany. Ireland-based Connected Energy has developed the E-STOR system …

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Delaware launches workplace charging programme

Wilmington, Delaware

US state to offer rebates of up to 75% on workplace charging equipment Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is looking to encourage businesses, non-profit organizations, and local governments to install EV charging stations for employee use, via the newly launched Delaware Workplace Charging Program. Participants in …

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E-KIZUNA powerhouse to drive electric motorcycle uptake in Japan

E-KIZUNA project agreement is signed. Source: Honda

Honda and Yamaha come together to test electric motorcycle project for E-KIZUNA. The city of Saitama, Japan, Honda Motor, and Yamaha Motor revealed that this agreement marks the first joint initiative between a government body and motorcycle manufacturers. The partnership has come about as a result of the E-KIZUNA project, …

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Oregon approves EV rebate bill

Source: Forth Mobility

New bill provides rebates of up to US$2,500 for new EVs sold in Oregon under US$50,000 Having already gotten behind charging infrastructure, and been a long-time member of the West Coast Electric Highway network, Oregon has now approved consumer rebates for EVs. The Oregon House and Senate have voted to …

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The post-Brexit future of the UK’s electric transport industry

A MINI chassis receives a polish at BMW's Oxford plant. Source: BMW

Ava Stoyanova looks at possible scenarios for a post-Brexit EV economy According to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook, the number of electric cars in motion has to reach 600 million by 2040 in order for the current greenhouse gas emission target of temperature increases …

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