28 Apr '11, 4pm

California’s Future Electric Highways?

California’s Future Electric Highways?

California's Future Electric Highways? A bill to conduct research into “piezoelectric generation,” which would turn California’s notoriously busy highways into electricity generators, was approved by the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday. Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Los Angeles, introduced the bill and asserts that building transducers … Report: Will EVs Ever Gain Traction? In a Deloitte survey released yesterday, 78 percent of Americans said they would consider buying an electric car – but only if gas reached $5 a gallon, one of many indications that U.S. drivers still haven’t warmed up entirely to … BMW's Smartphone App Tests Your EV Readiness BMW is testing the waters before diving headfirst into the electric vehicle market. The luxury automaker launched its EVolve mobile app today in order to determine the compatibility of drivers’ current habits with an ...

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A Second Life for the Electric Car Battery

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Green: A Second Life for the Electric Car Battery

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Apr '11, 2pm

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California’s Decaying Water Management Systems

California’s Decaying Water Management Systems

triplepundit.com 03 May '11, 8am

Water as it is used for agricultural purposes in California is stockpiled in lakes and reservoirs, and behind dams, with m...