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Earth Day New York Returns to Union Square Sunday

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Earth Day New York takes over much of Union Square Sunday.

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The Takeaway

Do Electric Cars Spell Cash Or Calamity for Utility Companies?

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

New "current cruisers," the first mass-marketed plug-in electric cars, will hit the market next month. For utility companies, their arrival is cause for both excitement and anxiety. Plugged into a socket, the Nissan Leafs and Chevrolet Volts can draw as much energy from the grid as a small house. Will the early adopters – and their neighborhoods – wind up in the dark?

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The Takeaway

Auto Industry 'Charged' to Go Electric

Monday, October 11, 2010

Electric cars are good for the environment, but can they be made affordable and viable for a cash-strapped American public? European governments and car manufacturers are investing heavily in electric cars for both environmental and economic reasons. The U.S. government is gearing up to do the same, by offering heavy tax incentives to Americans who buy electric cars.

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