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STUDY: 5 Million Electric Cars Will Power Homes, Grid by 2017

STUDY: 5 Million Electric Cars Will Power Homes, Grid by 2017

By Alex Goldmark

The number of electric vehicles able to power buildings and feed the power grid will grow from 100,000 today, to more than 5 million in 2017, according to a new study by Pike Research, a market research firm for the clean technology industry.

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1st fast charging station for electric vehicles is on the grid at Midway Airport

1st fast charging station for electric vehicles is on the grid at Midway Airport

Airport station is 1 of 73 such stations scheduled for installation in Chicago and the suburbs by year’s end.

By Julie Wernau, Chicago Tribune reporter

Chicago’s first charging station capable of powering up an electric vehicle within half an hour has been installed at Midway International Airport.

The charging station at 61st Street and Cicero Avenue at the airport’s cellphone waiting lot is the first of 73 such stations scheduled for installation in Chicago and the suburbs by year’s end. A second is scheduled for installation this week at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Coulomb Technologies New ChargePoint Blackberry Application for Electric Vehicle Drivers Now Available

Coulomb Technologies New ChargePoint Blackberry Application for Electric Vehicle Drivers Now Available

New Features Include Reservations, Detailed Charging Station Information and Home Station Charging Status

CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Coulomb Technologies today introduced its latest ChargePoint application, for Blackberry smart phones. Now available for free from the Blackberry App World store, the updated ChargePoint app provides electric vehicles (EV) drivers new features including the ability to locate and check occupancy status and make reservations for a charging station, more detailed station

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Added To Bellevue Parks

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Added To Bellevue Parks

By: Bellevue Patch Staff

Fourteen electric vehicle charging stations have been added throughout the city, including Crossroads Park, Odle Middle School, South Bellevue Community Center and Downtown Park. City Hall also added new electric vehicle charging stations.

With demand taking off for public electric vehicle charging stations at City Hall, four have been added there and 10 have been installed at other city facilities. The charging stations were installed in October and November at:

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