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BGE Customers Who Don’t Switch To New System Forced To Pay Opt-Out Fee

A major change from BGE–putting its entire grid on a new, “Smart Meter” system. But WJZ has learned people who don’t want the Smart Meters will have to pay to opt-out.

02/28/2014

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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Why One-Third Of Electric Car Buyers Might Not Buy Another

The expectations of electric-car buyers may be too high.

03/18/2013

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Electric Car Sales Triple In 2012

U.S. car buyers took home about 17,500 plug-in electric cars in 2011. Last year, the numbers tripled.

01/09/2013

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Do Electric Motorcycles Have A U.S. Future?

While electric car sales have been relatively slow, electric bike sales have just about been a non-starter.

10/17/2012

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Judge ‘Charged’ With ‘Theft’ For Plugging In Chevy Volt Electric Car

Was Judge Mark Stanley misappropriating public funds by charging his car at a court house?

10/17/2012

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Romney Calls Tesla Electric Vehicles A ‘Loser’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed in on electric-car maker Tesla Motors: It’s a “loser.”

10/04/2012

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Nissan Electric Cars May Lose Range In Hot Climates

Some Nissan Leaf owners in Arizona are reporting a major loss in battery capacity. Is it the heat?

09/25/2012

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Ronald Reagan: Father Of The Modern Electric Car?

Legislation that Ronald Reagan, then governor of California, signed in 1967 may or may not have fueled the electric car evolution.

03/16/2012

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D.C. Groups Pooling Electric Buying Power

More than 100 religious, community, labor and low-income housing groups in the Washington area say they are joining forces to buy clean power and save money.

03/09/2012

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Electric Cars Save Users $263,000 Over 50 Years

As solar panels continue to function, the cost of running an electric car drops.

02/10/2012

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Nissan Building Plug-in Hybrid For 2015, 1.5 Million Electric Cars By 2017

It might be celebrating a global total of 15,000 all-electric Nissan Leafs since the model was launched last year, but Nissan isn’t planning to keep its plug-in technology inside pure electric cars, it has revealed […]

10/27/2011

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