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April 20, 2012

Leviton, a global manufacturer of electrical devices, unveiled the latest entry to its Evr-Green line of residential, commercial and public electric vehicle charging systems – the Evr-Green 320 Level 2 Home Charging Station. 

November 15, 2011

Balqon Corp., a developer of electric drive system technologies for commercial electric vehicles, has unveiled a battery-powered all-electric yard tractor that incorporates the company's electric vehicle drive system.

October 14, 2011

IKEA officially plugged in two Blink Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations at its Portland, Ore., store as part of its partnership with ECOtality, a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies.

The initiative is the first such project for IKEA in the United States. Similar installations are planned at eight other IKEA stores in the western United States.

October 2, 2011

Weyerhaeuser has announced plans to enter a consortium that will study the feasibility of producing fuel for U.S. commercial and military jets from wood and wood waste in the Pacific Northwest. 

July 28, 2011

Lowe’s home improvement stores, in partnership with General Electric (GE), will introduce an electric vehicle charging station for home or commercial use at five California stores this August. Following the California introduction, the E WattStation will be available to 60 total stores in September, Lowe’s said, and nationwide through Lowes.com.

April 5, 2011

Two lighting and electrical manufacturers have announced that they are ready to roll out residential charging stations for electric cars. Leviton, based in Melville, N.Y., is producing the Evr-Green 160 Level 2 Home Charging Station, which has received the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Listing for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the United States and Canada.

Two lighting and electrical manufacturers have announced that they are ready to roll out residential charging stations for electric cars. Leviton, based in Melville, N.Y., is producing the Evr-Green 160 Level 2 Home Charging Station, which has received the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Listing for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the United States and Canada.

January 4, 2011

The latest suit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over it’s latest rule allowing the sale of E15 gasoline was filed by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Monday, according to the Seattle Times.

The latest suit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over its new rule allowing the sale of E15 gasoline was filed by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Monday, according to the Seattle Times.

The rule allows gas stations to begin selling the ethanol fuel blend for vehicles built since 2007. 

The group claims the agency does not have the authority under the Clean Air Act to approve a plan for some engines but not all.

December 21, 2010

According to an article in the Washington Post, there are certain drawbacks to expanding ethanol content in gasoline to produce E15.

If consumers use the increased-ethanol-content gasoline for their outdoor power equipment -- even though they are not supposed to -- it could cause damage or dangerous conditions.

April 28, 2008

Also on the consumer side, Ace developed “Helpful Earth Choices,” a labeling program meant to...