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Utilities are paying their customers to buy electric vehicles

Written by Michael J. CorenVia Quartz Electricity utilities were never designed for a world in which electricity demand didn’t go up forever. For a century, that was fine. But after 2005, US demand leveled off and, in some regions, began to decline. The Tennessee Valley Authority is now prep...

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XL Hybrids Announces Rebranding, Hiring Surge to Meet Vehicle Electrification ‘Megatrend’

Posted by Betsy LillianVia NGT News On the heels of a record year of sales – surpassing 60 million customer miles driven – XL Hybrids, a provider of electrified truck solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has rebranded to XL. The company says it plans to offer more plug-in veh...

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LSU Scholarship Application Deadlines Approaching

The application deadline for the LSU Center for Energy Studies' four scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year is: March 23, 2018. LMOGA/Robert R. Brooksher Memorial Scholarship This scholarship was established to honor one of the original supporters of CES. The purpose of the scholarship is...

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UPS Teams With Workhorse for 50 All-Electric Delivery Trucks

Posted by Betsy LillianVia NGT News UPS announced today it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – what the package delivery company calls “an industry first tha...

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