EARTH to Tennessee: a Q&A with Raven Hernandez, CEO of Nashville’s EARTH rideshare

Big City. Big Vision. Raven Hernandez is a Tesla and motor cycle-driving, organic gardener. She's blazing a trail with her new company and big vision - EARTH. Raven Hernandez is the founder and C.E.O. of EARTH (a.k.a. EARTH Ride).
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TVA getting more power from renewables than coal this year

For the first time in more than six decades, the Tennessee Valley Authority got more power from renewable sources than from burning coal during the first three months of 2020.
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This paramedic and medical training professor owns a Chevrolet Volt

Marty Young tells all. His love for the Chevy Volt, tent living and his brush with the law. Marty is an Associate Professor of emergency medical services at Roane State Community College and a licensed paramedic with over 25 years of emergency…
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Tennessean couple conquers an 18-day road trip in their Tesla

"When we travel, Susan and I usually know where we want to go. And we may or may not mind if we end up somewhere else. Still, we find that we get more out of our trips if we put some effort into planning them. Mostly, Susan plans them. For…
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Drive Electric Tennessee: A Roadmap for Electric Vehicles

Throughout 2018, a core team of stakeholders—including State agencies (TDEC and TDOT), electric utilities, cities, universities, electric vehicle OEMs, businesses, and advocacy groups—worked together on the development of a shared…
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Median All-Electric Vehicle Range Grew from 73 Miles in Model Year 2011 to 125 Miles in Model Year 2018

Fact of the Week #1064 In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles. …
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ROUSH CleanTech enters EV market with all-electric Ford F-650

ROUSH CleanTech unveiled its newest carbon footprint-friendly vehicle — an all-electric Ford F-650. The company, which includes propane autogas and compressed natural gas in its technology portfolio, is expanding its alternative fuel market…
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Details emerge about Tesla’s revamped workplace charging installation program

Medium- and large-sized companies can take advantage of charging station subsidies and guidance offered by the EV technology innovator Workplace charging is becoming a more and more attractive option for companies and commuters, as the costs…
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CARTA Recognized for Electric Vehicle Project by Smart Cities Connect

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is one of two Chattanooga-based entities to receive accolades in this year’s Smart 50 Awards, which recognize smart cities projects from around the world.…

Residential Charging: Can You Install an Electric Car Charging Station in Your Garage?

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