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Electrify America Appreciation & Suggestions From A Frequent EV Charging Friend

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:50:16 +0000

BMW i3 Electrify AmericaI absolutely appreciate the network of charging stations that Electrify America is providing. I used the network almost exclusively in a 4 state drive with a short-range electric vehicle (EV). I  drove the 2015 BMW i3 from Electrify America charging station to charging station from deep in Florida to the Appalachians and then back. I had some problems, some small delays, but never had to leave any group of stations without a charge. Yet, I think my suggestions should be taken seriously

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Settlement Reached in Largest U.S. Coal Ash Cleanup

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 20:14:33 +0000

The post Settlement Reached in Largest U.S. Coal Ash Cleanup appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Duke Energy will save about $1.5 billion in coal ash cleanup costs under a settlement between the utility and environmental and other groups announced Jan. 2 by North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The DEQ said Duke Energy will need to excavate about 80 million tons of coal ash currently stored in basins at […]

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Siemens Delivers World’s First HL-Class Gas Turbine to North Carolina Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:57:52 +0000

The post Siemens Delivers World’s First HL-Class Gas Turbine to North Carolina Site appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Siemens has delivered its first-ever HL-class gas turbine to Duke Energy’s Lincoln County Combustion Turbine generation station, located near Denver, North Carolina. The HL-class gas turbine was derived from proven Siemens H-class technology in what the company calls “an evolutionary development step.” The advanced air-cooled gas turbine is a next-generation design that uses a series […]

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Toyota Introduces The New 2021 Mirai, But Without A Plan For A Fueling Network

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 02:33:47 +0000

This week, Toyota pulled the wraps off the new 2021 Mirai, boasting an impressive 30% increase in range thanks to a new and improved fuel cell stack paired with slightly larger hydrogen storage tanks. The new tanks have a total of 122.4 liters of volume and can hold about 5 kilograms of hydrogen when full

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BMW i3 Is A Perfect Out-Of-Town EV, Smoothly Flowing Through Mountain Roads — BMW i3 vs. The Mountain (Video)

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2019 15:09:35 +0000

The Model 3 is the standout, Zen-of-zero-emissions electric vehicle that is meeting peoples hopes and wishes straight on. Even though I don’t have a Model 3, I’d agree with anyone singing Model 3 praises. I have ridden in one many times, and I’ve previously written about the expansive back seat experience in a Tesla Shuttle. The praise the Model 3 gets is well deserved

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i3 Arrives As The Sun Sets On Natural Blue Smoky Mountains

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 16:07:58 +0000

It was the final day of my long-distance travel in the BMW i3 from Southwest Florida to the Appalachians — my journey seeing the sights of 4 states out of the i3’s generous windows as I made my way from charger to charger

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Adventures In Anti-Renewables PR: North Carolina Duke Energy Solar Edition

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 01:00:49 +0000

A North State Journal article on Duke Energy and solar was an anti-renewables PR hit piece funded by anti-renewables fossil fuel industry money in an outlet that is a right-wing broadsheet that pretends to have journalist standards. Yet it pretended to be otherwise. That’s the anti-renewables disinformation campaign in a nutshell

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