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ChargePoint CEO calls PG&E's EV charging station 'monopoly' a bad idea

Charging-Station Builder Says Utility's Infrastructure Plan Creates Monopoly

ChargePoint takes issue with PG&E's plan to build infrastructure for 25,000 plug-in vehicle recharging stations across California.

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PG&E ready to install 25,000 EV charging stations

California Utility Would Wire Primarily Level 2 Stations in Commercial Areas

PG&E looks to build out infrastructure for 25,000 plug-in charging stations across Central and Northern California.

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Over 70 utilities announce major EV deal at White House

Plug-in vehicle purchases by the American public may be slowing down this year, but have faith. Because utility companies will be picking up a little bit of the slack by stepping up their focus on buying electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids for their fleets. A new program touted for both environmental and cost-saving reasons has a stamp of approval from the White House.

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Via Motors VTRUX plug-in hybrid truck stands ready to power your block

Via Motors says its extended-range plug-in trucks can provide power generation for something a little more essential than a tailgate party or a camping trip. The company, which notably has former General Motors executive Bob Lutz as a pitchman, showed off one of its VTRUX pickups at San Francisco's Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative event sponsored by PG&E late last month and said the truck Danny King

Utility CEO: 170,000 electric vehicles wouldn't overload Portland's grid *UPDATE

Portland, OR strives to be the U.S. hub for plug-in vehicles. What other city has dedicated an entire block to plug-in vehicle charging? During a ceremony on Tuesday, Portland mayor Sam Adams plugged in the first vehicle at "Electric Avenue" and dedicated the charger-lined street. On display for the ceremony were plug-in vehicles from Nissan, Chevrolet and Eric Loveday

At Witz' End: Notes from "The Business of Plugging In"

Bright IDEA PHEV at the Business of Plugging In conference - Click above for high-res image gallery