Posts by Roald Marth

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Apple Forms Apple Energy Subsidiary

It has been discovered that Apple has formed subsidiary Apple Energy LLC. The company, while registered in Delaware, will be run from Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino. Apple hopes to sell energy directly to consumers from its Cupertino and Nevada solar farms. Although Apple is obviously creating extra energy, it is…

7 months ago by Roald Marth 2


Apple Exploring Charging Infrastructure For Electric Cars

Reuters has received some inside information that Apple has been exploring vehicle charging technology and charging infrastructure. Apparently, Apple is doing research through talks with various companies and a possibility of some partnering may come out of the situation. Nothing very specific was reported except that the discussions have nothing to…

8 months ago by Roald Marth 18

Maybe Its The Unique Domestic Color Palette That Makes The Nissan LEAF So Popular In Its Home Market?

Nissan Appoints Its First Chief Sustainability Officer – Duties Include Charging Infrastructure Promotion

Nissan has announced the appointment of its first-ever chief sustainability officer, Senior Vice President Hitoshi Kawaguchi. Kawaguchi will report directly to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn. Listed among Kawaguchi’s duties is charging infrastructure promotion. We’re sure that Kawaguchi will play an important role in Nissan’s various zero-emissions program, but the brief press release doesn’t provide…

8 months ago by Roald Marth 12

Leviton Mini EVSE

Leviton Launches New Mini Level 2 EVSE

There’s now yet one more available product in the residential EVSE category. This product, from Leviton, is what we’d classify as a mini, level 2 EVSE. It’s called Evr-Geen Mini, Level 2 EV Charger and it’s highly portable, but perhaps a bit too expensive to make a big splash. The…

1 year ago by Roald Marth 12

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California Makes Available Additional $13 Million To Advance ZEVs

The California Energy Commission  issued two solicitations for a combined $13.3 million.  The goal is to fund efforts that advance zero-emissions vehicles within the state. Zero Emission Vehicle Readiness (PON-14-603), will award $3.3 million towards plug-in and fuel cell vehicles. Meanwhile, Advanced Vehicle Technology Manufacturing (PON-14-604), will award $10 million…

2 years ago by Roald Marth 1

Slovenia Supercharger Info

Slovenia Gets Its First Tesla Supercharger

“Two more Superchargers have opened in Europe this week.” “Fréjus, France, enables the route between Aix-en-Provence and Nice, and Ljubljana is our first in Slovenia.” States Tesla Motors. For those keeping track, Tesla now has 42 Superchargers in operation in Europe, 103 in North America and 9 in Asia.

2 years ago by Roald Marth 9