#Electric Vehicles

Find resources on electric vehicles from industry experts and fellow EV owners here so you are aware of the latest news and updates in this evolving industry.

Enel X recently announced its participation in a new digital home renovation series, GO GREEN, that empowers the American household to lessen its carbon footprint, save money, and live a healthy life through accessible and affordable clean energy...

As seen in Long Way Up, the new documentary series that follows Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as they ride electric motorcycles from Argentina to California, there is a need for electric vehicle charging infrastructure everywhere people...

In the wake of extreme weather events on both coasts -- hurricanes in the east and south, fires in the west -- the new Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center stands as an important educational landmark to raise climate awareness. The new net-zero...

Nearly every facet of a modern home can be controlled with smart technology. Thanks to digital communications, we can use mobile apps on a connected device to effortlessly manage lights, locks, cameras, thermostats, appliances, and security...

Electricity generation is a dynamic process. Most of the time, we aren't aware of the vagaries of power supply and demand—because grid operators are able to manage the delicate balance. But when scorching temperatures across the western United...

At the beginning of the 20th century, about one-third of all cars on the road were electric. At that time, EVs were quieter, smoother, and more environmentally-friendly than their internal combustion counterparts. That’s still true today. So why...

Every year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) publishes its “Global EV Outlook”, the goal of which is to communicate the big picture of the current electric vehicle market. During the past several years the IEA report has made clear the vital...

Smart cities use technology like sensors, WiFi connectivity, and data collection, to better equip urban planners in managing a region’s environmental resources. Until recently, cars and trucks were not electronically connected to a city’s energy...

The vision of urban sustainability is to build dense city environments with abundant green spaces, walking paths, and bicycle routes. While reducing vehicle traffic is critical, advances in renewable energy and transportation technologies—such as...

The Lifespan of Electric & Hybrid Batteries is more than you think. As more electric vehicles fill coveted dealership spots, displace gas-powered vehicles and hit the roads, one of the most pressing questions regarding this new automotive...

Plug-in electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt arrived on US roads nearly a decade ago. From the moment they arrived, the call went out for businesses to get behind electric vehicles. That made a ton of sense. Employers have many...

It’s been nearly a decade since the first mainstream plug-in cars, like the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt, first went on sale. In that inaugural year, 2011, merely 17,425 US car buyers purchased an EV or plug-in hybrid. It was an ultra-niche...

Utilities in the United States can no longer assume that residents will automatically be long-term, loyal customers. Deregulation, community-based energy services, and novel technologies are putting new power into consumers’ hands. Growing ranks...

Today’s savvy homeowners are increasingly using networked thermostats, app-controlled lighting, and energy-efficient appliances to manage creature comforts and electricity bills. The smart home revolution goes into overdrive when residents buy an...

Who doesn’t want to save money on their next vehicle purchase? One of the more appealing aspects of shopping for an electric car or charging station is the wide range of federal, state, local, and utility incentives available, which can add up to...

When Tesla revealed the all-electric Model S, auto and tech enthusiasts alike scrambled to get on the waiting list. In the same spirit as the sportier Roadster, the Model S boasted world-class acceleration, cutting-edge technology, unparalleled...

Across the country, utilities have started to introduce time-of-use (TOU) electricity rates – new rate structures that differ from a traditional flat rate, with the cost of energy use varying based on the day, time and season. Currently, about...

Just a few short weeks ago, a report that Los Angeles is home to some of the cleanest air of any major city in the world would have seemed nearly impossible. However, against all odds and amidst mandatory lockdowns and shelter in place orders due...

The economic and public health impacts currently being experienced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are historic on a global scale, and the situation presents a disruption in our daily routines that is unprecedented in modern life. The...

When people think of electric cars they generally think of the futuristic, battery-powered offerings of the last decade, however, the first electric vehicles were a far cry from the technological marvels of today. Here is a brief overview of the...