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EVs Charge Ahead with New Technologies and Business Models

A recent report from RMI’s Electricity Innovation Lab (eLab) describes how the rise of electric vehicles (EVs) could happen much faster than most expect, driven by a host of incentives, targets, and trends. The rapid growth of EVs is driving innovation in numerous areas and has far-reaching implications. For one,…

Transportation Transformation: How the DOT Is Driving “Smart” Change

Last March, during the South by Southwest festival, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the seven city finalists for a single $40 million grant as part of the Smart City Challenge, aimed at transforming mobility in the winning city. The grant will be supplemented with $10 million from…

Your Garage is Worth At Least $55,000

The global energy revolution is knocking at your door. With improving economics for home energy upgrades, plummeting costs for rooftop solar systems, and even the potential for defection from the electric grid, homeowners face a bevy of new options to control their own energy supply and demand—as well…

Electric Vehicles – Bulk Discounts Boom Sales

Right now, residents of Fort Collins, Colorado and the entire state of Minnesota are eligible for a major discount on a Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV) through the end of March. These programs are constructed as a bulk-buy and—thanks to the hard work of the nonprofits Drive Electric Northern…