Tesla Model 3: An Electric Vehicle for the Mass Market

Posted by Amy Guinan

Apr 19, 2016 11:19:41 AM

Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 won’t be available until the end of 2017.  And, to date, only the first phase of the car has been unveiled (which focused mostly on its exterior design as well as some technical details).   But neither of these factors are keeping customers from embracing Tesla’s first true mass-market electric car.

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Seattle Sees Benefits with Expanded Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Posted by Amy Guinan

Jul 16, 2015 2:30:00 PM

Seattle Leading the Charge

Seattle's utility, Seattle City Light, is spearheading an electric vehicle smart-charging project that aims to be a win-win for consumers and the utility.  With an effective smart charging infrastructure, consumers are synced into utility pricing so they can charge when electricity rates are lowest, and utilities, in turn, can use the cars’ batteries as a reserve to draw upon during a peak demand event.   

The entire grid stands to benefit from this innovative plan.  

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Electric Vehicles: Opportunities for Consumers and Utilities

Posted by Amy Guinan

Jul 10, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Consumer Opportunities with EV's

The transportation sector is the second largest consumer of energy in the U.S. -- with 93 percent of the energy consumed coming from petroleum.  

And while electric vehicle interest is growing, if consumers are going to more rapidly make the transition, they need more exposure and more incentive.

A cooperative in Colorado of nonprofits, municipalities, 

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How Much Does It Cost to Charge an Electric Vehicle?

Posted by Amy Guinan

Apr 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Different Factors Affect EV Charging Price

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Plug In America - Electric Vehicles for All

Posted by Amy Guinan

Feb 3, 2015 8:17:40 AM

Plug In America is a 501c3 organization that advocates for the use of battery electric and plug in hybrid vehicles powered by renewable energy.   

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