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    GridPoint and Duke Energy smart-charge a PHEV

    Break out the celebratory bubbly! GridPoint and Duke Energy have a milestone to celebrate and it has nothing to do with basketball. Using the GridPoint SmartGrid Platform, Duke Energy engineers successfully charged a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) in a residential garage during off-peak ...

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    Duke Energy, Coca-Cola tesing plug-in hybrid vehicles

    The Wolfpack Power Pack drinks Coke.We recently told you about North Carolina's Duke Energy's new research center for plug-in hybrids. Yesterday, Duke Energy announced that the energy company and the Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (based in Charlotte) will be working together on research ...

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    North Carolina's NASCAR Governor announces PHEV research center

    You might expect the announcement of the funding of a plug-in hybrid research center to be boring. Not if North Carolina governor Mike Easley has anything to do with it! The NASCAR governor says, "the Middle East has the U.S. by the tail" and we should "get off the gas and get on the juice." ...


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