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The American Conservative Case for Electric Vehicles (5 Reasons That Are Not The Environment)

Given the recent election results, it's very likely that there will be sweeping legislative changes in the areas of energy and environme...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

SOLAR TODAY: Exclusive: Plug-In Electric Vehicles: How Ready Is Your City?

SOLAR TODAY: Exclusive: Plug-In Electric Vehicles: How Ready Is Your City?: "Portland, Ore.: An Early Adopter, Progressive Leader. Portland, a city with a strong clean-technology foundation, is an example of an early, proactive and progressive PEV leader. Last year, Portland developed a strategic plan with ambitious targets to prepare for electric vehicles. Their plan proposes that 10 percent of vehicle miles traveled should be in PEVs by 2020. This aggressive planning, when combined with a favorable set of regulations, utility partnerships and a consumer base inclined toward “green transportation,” has made Portland one of the readiest cities in the United States.