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G.M. Sets Exclusive Goals for EV Transition Come 2035

1 Feb , 2021  

nytimes.com, 2/1/21. The move, one of the most ambitious in the auto industry, is a piece of a broader plan by the company to become carbon neutral by 2040. The days of the internal combustion engine are numbered. General Motors said Thursday that it would phase out petroleum-powered cars and trucks and sell only vehicles […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Emerging Technology, Interviews

A Zondits Interview: The Importance of EVs and How To Accelerate Their Infrastructure

2 Aug , 2019  

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Zondits spoke with three industry influencers to learn what’s needed to drive EV adoption and understand where the market is heading.

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Forecasts Predict a Boom in EV Buses

25 May , 2018  

Electrify America

E-Buses to Surge Even Faster Than EVs as Conventional Vehicles Fade Bloomberg New Energy Finance, about.bnef.com, May 21, 2018 The electrification of road transport will move into top gear in the second half of the 2020s, thanks to tumbling battery costs and larger-scale manufacturing, with sales of electric cars racing to 28%, and those of […]

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Emerging Technology

2018 Expected to Be the Year of Electric Vehicles (EV)

23 Feb , 2018  

EV

As electric vehicles gain favor, utilities can accelerate EV adoption ACEEE, Februray 13, 2018 As new models with longer ranges, state-of-the-art features, and lower prices enter the market, 2018 is widely expected to be the year of the electric vehicles (EV). US auto companies now offer more than 40 plug-in vehicle models, with more to come, and […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Con Edison’s SmartCharge Program Rewards EV Owners

12 May , 2017  

An electric utility will pay EV owners 5 cent per kWh of charging during off-peak hours Electrek, April 17, 2017 We previously reported on several reward programs for electric vehicles owners charging during off-peak hours, like BMW’s program in California and the Netherlands is trying to make it a nationwide standard for EVs, but now we […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

EVs: Cleaner Than Gasoline-Powered Cars and Zero Emissions

3 May , 2017  

Electric Vehicles Good for the Environment & Save You Money Clean Technica, April 18, 2017 Electric cars themselves produce zero emissions when driven, but even if you factor in the emissions from electricity produced in your region that is utilized to power your electric car, it’s extremely likely your electric car is cleaner than a […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

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

5 Apr , 2017  

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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Clean Grid Technology, Emerging Technology, Renewables

New Solar System Follows the Sun… and Looks Pretty Doing It

30 Mar , 2017  

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Katie Robinson, ERS, for Zondits Despite the growing solar panel installation rates throughout the country, there are still many factors holding homeowners back from installing solar rooftop panels. Some fear that their roof doesn’t see enough sunlight or that inevitable roof repairs will be much more complicated (and costly) with solar panels sitting on top. […]

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Finance, Markets & Business

California Seeks to Invest $1B into EV Infrastructure

31 Jan , 2017  

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas & Electric, and San Diego Gas & Electric are seeking a combined $1B over the next five years (in addition to $200M already going towards electric vehicle charging infrastructure) to help the state meet its electric vehicle targets and carbon reduction goals. This figure would […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Emerging Technology

The First Step Toward a Vehicle-to-Grid Power System

20 Jul , 2015  

Jesse Remillard for Zondits, July 20, 2015. Image credit: stux Although some particularly tech-savvy individuals were able to hack their Nissan  Leaf electric vehicles (EVs) to provide back-up power for their households during Hurricane Sandy without the manufacturer’s help, Nissan has announced an official vehicle-to-household (V2H)  system for US owners providing two-way charging support. This will allow […]

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