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AddNRG says $102 million EV station plan will create $185 million in spending

NRG Energy, whose $122.5 million agreement to build a so-called "Electric Expressway" of electric-vehicle charging stations spurred a lawsuit against the state of California by smaller competitor Ecotality, says the agreement will produce about 80 percent more economic activity that it costs and that it doesn't hinder competition.

AddEcotality sues over NRG's $120m electric vehicle charging station settlement

The lawsuit settlement we reported on a few weeks ago – the one that was supposed to result in a $100 million commitment to build up plug-in vehicle infrastructure in California – is coming under fire.

AddEVS: After 24 million EV miles, Ecotality and Blink are ready for both CHAdeMO and SAE

One can think about conspiracy theories that maybe that's the way they wanted it be.

AddLots of electric vehicle charging stations sitting unused in Tennessee

At this early point in the plug-in car era, there are bound to be some logistical imbalances. For example, there are currently only 270 electric vehicles registered in the state of Tennessee. Compare this to about 500 public electric vehicle chargers already installed there. That makes sense, yeah?

AddSelect IKEA stores to get Blink charging stations

What goes well with Scandinavian modern style furniture? How about Blink charging stations? Yep, that's right. IKEA, the world's largest furniture retailer, has teamed with ECOtality to get Blink charging stations installed at ten of its stores out west by as early as fall 2011.

AddAeroVironment to install quick-charge stations along Oregon's I-5 corridor

The Oregon Department of Transportation has turned to AeroVironment to install quick-charge stations along the I-5 corridor from California in the south to the Willamette Valley region in the north. This install is part of the West Coast Green Highway project – a vision for a consistent charging infrastructure spanning the West Coast from San Diego, CA to Vancouver, B.C.

AddPike says Coulomb Technologies is best EVSE vendor, ECOtality in 2nd place

According to the latest Pike Pulse report, two electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) companies stand out among the competition in strategy and execution: Coulomb Technologies and Ecotality, with one above the other.

AddEcotality installs 1,000th Blink Level 2 residential charging station

On Monday, Ecotality announced that it had completed the installation of its 1,000th Blink Level 2 residential charging station, marking a significant milestone in the deployment of plug-in vehicle chargers in the U.S. Installations of Blink residential charging stations began in early 2011, coinciding with the delivery of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt.

AddEnergy Secretary Chu says more than 1,800 charging stations have been installed under Recovery Act

Last Friday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that to date, more than 1,800 plug-in vehicle charging stations have been installed under the Recovery Act's $400-million Transportation Electrification Initiative. Coulomb Technologies, ECOtality, General Motors and others have installed charging stations as part of the Administration's massive investments in electric vehicles.

AddRoush kicks off production of Ecotality's Blink charging stations

Back in July of 2010, Ecotality unveiled its two-tone, classically styled line of Blink charging stations. Last Friday, the Level II Blink chargers, which feature wireless connectivity provided by Sprint and Cisco's network integration, began rolling off the lines at Roush Manufacturing in Livonia, MI.

AddEcotality's EV Project expands to include San Francisco Bay Area

Ecotality has quickly strung together one of the largest electric vehicle initiatives in the U.S. With the addition of Texas back in July and expanding to include the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this month, Ecotality's EV Project now reaches 17 cities and major metropolitan areas in six states and the District of Columbia.

AddEcotality partners with Cisco to connect Blink charger network

Earlier this month, Ecotality, Inc. announced its partnership with Sprint Nextel to wirelessly connect its Blink plug-in vehicle charging stations. Now, Ecotality has revealed that its Blink charger network is fully integrated with Cisco's Home Energy Management Solution (HEMS) and tied into Cisco's Home Energy Controller (HEC).

AddSprint connects Ecotality's Blink charger network

Ecotality, Inc., has partnered with Sprint Nextel to wirelessly connect its Blink plug-in vehicle charging stations. By utilizing Sprint's Command Center, Ecotality will be able to link its nationwide chargers and control Machine-to-Machine (M2M) provisioning, billing, device maintenance and service management. Basically, the things it needs to do to run the Blink Network the way it wants to. With all of this in place, Blink users will be able to locate nearby charging stations with GPS navigati

AddECOtality scores $10m from ABB; will use funds for EV Project

ABB Group, a provider of power and automation technologies that can enable utility customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact, has invested $10 million in ECOtality, Inc. Aside from the monetary investment, ECOtality and ABB have signed a North American manufacturing agreement, establishing a collaborative relationship that Brice Koch, head of ABB marketing solutions, describes like this:

AddCracker Barrel to install high-speed plug-in vehicle charging stations at 24 Tennessee restaurants

Crackel Barrel Old Country Store, the restaurant chain that's modeled to represent a time when Americans spent much of their day lounging around in rocking chairs on covered porches, will steam into the 21st century by installing Blink electric vehicle charging stations, provided under ECOtality's EV Project, at 24 of its eateries across Tennessee.

AddECOtality outlines plans to electrify Phoenix metro area; 960 chargers coming soon

ECOtality charger map for Phoenix area – Click above for high-res image

AddECOtality unveils new Blink DC fast-charge station, will install 45 at BP, ARCO locations

Last month, Eaton and Murphy Oil USA teamed up to demonstrate the convenience of electric vehicle (EV) charging at gas stations. Now, ECOtality, BP and ARCO are joining in on the action as well. Under terms of this agreement, ECOtality will install 45 fast-charging stations – you know, the ones that take 30 minutes or less to fill a typical electric vehicle from empty to about 80 percent full – at BP and ARCO locations beginning next March. Exact sites for the chargers have yet to be

AddECOtality to install Blink EV charging stations at select Best Buy stores

Blink Charger – Click above for high-res image gallery

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