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When hikers need help, who pays for rescue?

An 80-year-old man and his family may soon get a bill for the cost of his rescue mission when two teenage grandsons left him behind to hike alone on Mount Washington in New Hampshire while they continued on without him….

EVgo, ChargePoint, & EV Connect Enter Into New Interoperability Agreement

Three of the largest charging networks in the United States are partnering on a new interoperability agreement that makes charging at public charging stations even easier. EVgo, ChargePoint, and EV Connect have inked a groundbreaking agreement that adds 500 fast charging stations in the US to EVgo’s existing 750 fast charging stations

EVgo Celebrates The Completion Of The New “Drive The ARC” Fast Charging Corridor

A new charging corridor connects EV drivers in Northern California’s Bay Area to the popular Lake Tahoe region in the Sierra Nevadas with a network of high speed DC Fast Chargers. The completion of the charging corridor was announced this morning in partnership with EVgo, when the last two stations in the Drive The ARC system were brought online

Joe Biden’s ‘Clean Energy Revolution’ An American Calamity

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of…

Delhi Launches App To Book Slot At EV Charging Stations

The first electric vehicle charging station in a public area has been installed in India’s capital city Delhi. Along with the charging station, a mobile phone application has also been launched to help electric vehicle users

84-Year Old Tesla Owner Perhaps 1st To Drive Electric Car To Arctic

Many still believe electric cars are incapable of road trips due to a lack of EV charging infrastructure. It turns out that an 84-year old Tesla owner, originally from Germany, would like to prove those naysayers wrong. Aaron Hemens reports (via NNSL Media) that George Teepe, a resident of Laguna Niguel, California, set out to become the first person to drive an electric car to the coastline of the Arctic Ocean

Holistic view of planning energy self-sufficient communities

(American Institute of Physics) By using energy-efficient buildings and distributing means of energy generation throughout buildings, sustainable communities can achieve a yearly net zero energy balance. However, this glosses over the local energy fluctuations that can challenge the supporting power grid. Researchers have now integrated power grid considerations into the model of a planned net zero energy district and examined energy fluctuations at 15-minute intervals. The analysis and recommendations are presented in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy.