Q&A with Mike Mathiesen of Mountain View Los Altos High School District
All over California, school districts are beginning to install energy storage. Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) High School District was the first district in the state to combine energy storage with solar power generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. At ENGIE Storage, we have years of experience helping K-12 school districts generate cost savings and improve the economics of sustainability measures with our GridSynergy® energy storage systems and software platform.
Utilities need to start thinking about how to scale up power infrastructure to meet demand
Last year marked a monumental turning point for the future of electric vehicles (EVs), with several auto companies such as Volkswagen AG, General Motors and Volvo announcing significant electrification plans. Bolstered by improved battery technology, longer battery range, greater variety and lower prices, consumer confidence in EVs is at an all-time high. According to Forbes, light-duty EV sales in the United States rose 37 percent in 2016.
December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On December 14, 2015 TD announced that it is adding electric vehicle charging stations at seven locations in British Columbia, Canada. The stations will provide customers driving electric vehicles the opportunity to charge their vehicles while they do their banking.
Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2015 Names Finalists. New Challenge Opens Hundreds of innovators from around the world engaged in the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) to improve our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Eight finalist team were announced September 30 before traveling to Austin, TX for a special Biomimicry Conference at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on October 4.
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Ray C. Anderson Foundation Take First Step in Imagining the Highway of the Future
November 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Hannah Solar, LLC have partnered to install the state’s first solar-powered PV4EV (photovoltaic for electric vehicle) charging station at the state’s Visitor Information Center in West Point, Ga.
Baxter Committed to Advancing Sustainability in its Workplaces and Communities
DEERFIELD, Ill., December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) has been named as one of America’s most community-minded companies by the Points of Light Foundation’s Civic 50 list, and also received recognition for its inclusion and diversity leadership by several external organizations. The company is committed to advancing sustainability in its workplaces and communities, and recently hosted a Workplace Charging for Electric Vehicles workshop for companies interested in providing electric vehicle charging stations for their employees.
WALLDORF, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — SAP AG today announced that it will increase the portion of electric vehicles in its company car fleet to 20 percent. By 2020, the company aims to have one in five company cars run on electrically powered engines. The initiative was launched officially today at SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.
Power to the plug-ins celebrated at ribbon-cutting made possible by Chevy’s EcoAd advertising with CBS EcoMedia
Malibu, CA, August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Two of the most popular State Parks in Southern California – Leo Carrillo State Beach and Malibu Creek State Park – now have even more appeal for plug-in electric vehicle owners with the addition of new, free charging courtesy of Chevrolet’s funding through their EcoAd advertising with CBS EcoMedia Inc. The two, 240 volt , chargers can accommodate up to four plug-in electric vehicles. The units were installed at the two parks by EcoMedia’s nonprofit partner, Adopt A Charger.