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Is an electric vehicle right for you?

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Folks considering getting an electric vehicle in the near feature would be interested in using Salt River Project’s new online tool that helps guide customers in the purchasing decision. The online tool calculates the potential first-year electric bill impacts and fuel savings of an electric vehicle compared to a conventional gas vehicle. Users can select… Read More →

SRP Expands ‘Green Fleet’ of Electric Vehicles

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by in Energy | Featured | Green

Pull into the parking lots at Salt River Project’s headquarters in Tempe and you will notice electric vehicle charging stations sprinkled throughout for the convenience of employees and customers.  More Level 2 (240 Volt) charging units are coming, as SRP continues to invest in its “green fleet.” As part of the company’s green fleet program,… Read More →

SRP Expands 'Green Fleet' of Electric Vehicles

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by in Energy | Featured | Green

Pull into the parking lots at Salt River Project’s headquarters in Tempe and you will notice electric vehicle charging stations sprinkled throughout for the convenience of employees and customers.  More Level 2 (240 Volt) charging units are coming, as SRP continues to invest in its “green fleet.” As part of the company’s green fleet program,… Read More →

Electric Cars For The Eco-Friendly Commuter

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by in Executive Lifestyle | Green | Tech

“Going green” can be difficult in a city like Phoenix. You can keep track of your recyclables, buy organic and even compost, but what about that long commute every Monday through Friday? There are a few options open for those determined to reduce their carbon footprint: bus, light rail, carpool, bicycle or some combination thereof.… Read More →

Arizona’s Green Future Was Founded In 2010

Electric Vehicle were a big hit in 2010 in Arizona
by in Education | Green | Tech

In 2010 Arizona’s Green future will probably be remembered more for the challenges it brought than the successes it yielded in our Valley and state. But out of the darkness came some light, and the illumination casts hope for a bright future. Countless volunteers gave generously of their time, talent and treasury to support green… Read More →

Electric Vehicles And Charging Stations an Arizona Reality

Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations - The future will happen first in Arizona
by in Economy | Green | Tech

The future will happen first in Arizona. That’s because Phoenix and Tucson made a list we can be proud about – we’re one of six states selected to deploy “smart” charging stations as part of an electric vehicle (EV) program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. Thousands of charging stations will soon be placed… Read More →

Effective Ways To Go Green, High-Tech Trash Bins And More

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by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Tech

Here’s some green bits from around the web. This week we’ve gathered stories about tattletale trashcans costing their owners big bucks, effective ways to go green that may surprise you, a possible “feed-in tariff” to encourage solar power growth in Arizona, test driving electric cars and others. Feed-in Tariff to Aid Solar Weighed Arizona officials… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Alternative Mobility

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Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: ECOtality For more than 20 years, ECOtality has been designing revolutionary, fast-charge products that reduce… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Electric Vehicles, Spain’s Solar Industry & More

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by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Politics

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about green driving, the solar industry in Spain and green Oscar fashion. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to share by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles focusing on sustainability endeavors in the Valley and… Read More →

GM Electrifies Drivers With The Chevrolet Volt

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by in Blogs | Green | Tech

General Motors announced today that its newest vehicle, the rechargeable electric Chevrolet Volt, should get 230 miles per gallon in city driving. Highway mileage estimates have not yet been released. Although the claims must first be verified by the Environmental Protection Agency, if they are true, they would beat out the current model of green… Read More →