Electrify America

Volkswagen and CARB Ready the Diesel-Gate Penance Program, “Electrify America”

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits Remember Diesel-Gate? Volkswagen engineers and executives had been lying about the carbon intensity of their diesel vehicles for years – they did not crack the “clean diesel” formula, they just faked it. Carbon reparations are being litigated all over the world, and here in the states, the California Air Resources […]

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Transforming the Way America Travels

Driving Out Pollution: How Utilities Can Accelerate the Market for Electric Vehicles NRDC, June 16, 2016 The transportation sector accounts for one-third of U.S. carbon pollution. But with the right policies, electric vehicles could transform the way America travels—while saving us money and protecting our health, environment, and economy. Currently, the electric vehicle market is […]

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Chevy Volt Batteries Find a Second Life

Gita Subramony for Zondits, July 10, 2015. Image credit: Jeff Glucker Chevy Volt batteries are finding a second purpose after they’ve reached their end of useful life powering the electric automobiles. The batteries can be repurposed to provide energy storage for stationary applications such as buildings. General Motors is now using old Volt batteries to provide […]