16 Aug '11, 3pm

First Takes: GE, Other Global Giants Take on World's Water Woes, and More

First Takes: GE, Other Global Giants Take on World's Water Woes, and More

First, there were commuter vouchers. Then came better parking spaces for car pool, hybrid and electric vehicles. Now, free EV charging in the company parking lot is the latest perk for the eco-minded commuter. EV-driving workers at the IEEE op center in New Jersey can plug into a Leviton Evr-Green charging station courtesy of the firm Graybar , which donated the charger to the professional association that focuses on advancing technology to better the world. Levitron is to build customize EV charging stations for Toyota following the introduction of the automaker's 2012 Prius Plug-In Hybrid and RAV4 EV models, Smart Planet reports . • Energy-Saving in the Cloud: Home energy management systems are in the news this summer as IT behemoths Google, Microsoft and Cisco pull out of the arena and companies with a solid base in the field push consumer and utility offerings . Vivint...

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