Thursday Jul 31
Official: 8 automakers, 15 utilities collaborate on open smart-charging for EVs
We're going to lead with General Motors here. GM is one of eight automakers working with 15 utilities and the Electric Power Research Institute at developing a "smart" plug-in vehicle charging system.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Globe and Mail
The parallels between electric cars and 19th-century steamships
An attendee looks over a BMW i3 electric car at the Electric Power Research Institute's Plug-In 2014 conference in San Jose, Calif., on July 28, 2014.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Green Car Congress
EPRI, 8 automakers and 15 utilities to create an open grid...
The Electric Power Research Institute, 8 automakers and 15 utilities are working to develop and to demonstrate an open platform that would integrate plug-in electric vehicles with smart grid technologies enabling utilities to support PEV charging regardless of location.
EV makers form Smart Grid platform for cleverer charging
The days of plugging a smart electric car into a dumb outlet may be numbered, with eight of the top auto firms joining forces with power companies to work out a universal "smart grid" standard for charging EVs and hybrids.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Via Ceo John Weber to Speak at Electric Vehicle Conference
The Plug In 2014 electric vehicle conference is organized by EPRI, the Electric Power Research Institute, a non-profit research organization that works with electric utilities and government agencies on electric industry research.