#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.

The fundamental changes facing electric utilities are like a slow-moving tsunami. The growth of electric vehicles, along with the increased use of renewables and the emergence of smart, distributed power systems have been well-reported for years....

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...