Key terms: EV: Electric Vehicle, PHEV: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (includes Extended Range Electric Vehicles), AER: All-electric range, SOC: state-of-charge, EVSE: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (Charging Station), SAE J1772: US charging connector standard, CVRP: Clean Vehicle Rebate Project – California Only. Denver is leading by example, with the city taking a prominent role in transitioning its operations to more sustainable fuel sources This action will not only move Denver towards its 2020 sustainability goals and reduce costs, but inspire other businesses, cities and residents to consider how plug-in electric vehicles could work for them.
But with British and US aid dominated by climate change luvvies, the idea of subsidising coal-fired stations in Afghanistan has been vetoed (a real veto), even though we are apparently happy to pay for similar facilities in India, Pakistan and South Africa.
I understand that Secretary Clinton’s proposed energy policies put a higher priority on addressing climate change However, she raised the issue of energy independence in the second debate, even though her proposals are unlikely to deliver it in the foreseeable future-or preserve our present, hard-won reduced dependence on foreign energy sources.
These vehicles will be the first plug-in electric vehicles in Montana’s state fleet and will help Montana better understand how electric vehicles can be incorporated into the fleet as well as the charging infrastructure necessary to support these vehicles.
With only the tiniest tip of a huge iceberg poking out into the public domain, we learn from the BBC and others that the British government has announced an £3.5 billion order for 589 Scout Specialist Vehicles (SV) from General Dynamics in Caerphilly – roughly £6 million each.