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GridPoint buys V2Green to charge electric cars

With a wave of electric cars expected to come to the grid, smart-grid company GridPoint buys "smart charging" expertise from V2Green, part of a $120 million capital investment.

By Sep. 23, 2008


Green news harvest: Obama's energy plan, plug-in hybrid changes how you drive

V2Green makes the grid smarter for cars; bioplastics in Mazdas; ethanol stocks get clobbered; reality check on Honda's fuel cell vehicles; the importance of stream data monitoring; and a cloudy clean-tech forecast.

By Jun. 17, 2008


Smart-grid companies feel growing pains

An early mover in the smart grid, GridPoint is expanding into commercial energy management, a sign of how slowly utilities are adopting smart-grid technology.

By Jun. 2, 2010


'Smart' electric grids to ease zap from plug-ins?

Department of Energy-funded project is testing fast chargers and "smart" electrical grids for controlling a potential strain on resources from plug-in hybrid vehicles.

By Jul. 22, 2008


It takes a village to sell an electric car

Mainstream plug-in electric cars will be available in two years, but auto makers will introduce them in welcoming communities first to boost their odds of success.

By Dec. 16, 2008


Google revs up smart charging for plug-ins

As part of its work with plug-in electric vehicles, Google is testing software designed to let cars recharge without stressing the grid.

By Jun. 18, 2009