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    Official: Ecotricity offering 1,000 free EV miles to new customers
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    Ecotricity is offering electric vehicle drivers in the United Kingdom an lengthy incentive for using green energy: 1,000 miles of free fast charging per year. Called "Green Electricity + Car," the program will power customers' homes with renewable power allow them to charge their cars through ...

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    Official: Ecotricity expanding clean-energy, fast-charging network with Nissan
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    Telsa Motors just rolled out the first of it solar-powered Supercharger network in the U.S., but Ecotricity is challenging the California automaker in setting up long-distance charge points the UK through its relationship with Nissan. Nissan is installing its fast-charge points at strategic ...

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    Official: Nemesis car sets EV top-speed record in UK at 151 mph [w/video]
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    Wow. That was fast. In only took about a year for someone to break the land-speed record for an electric vehicle built in the UK. In this case, Ecotricity, which produces electricity from "green" energy, has snatched up the honors. Its Nemesis "supercar" hit 151 miles per hour on a racetrack ...

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    Ecotricity links up UK service stations with chargers along Electric Highway
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    Electric vehicles can now drive between Bristol, Birmingham and London without fear of running out of juice since Ecotricity opened two additional charging stations along the UK's Electric Highway as part of the world's first nationwide charging network. The Electric Highway currently has charging ...

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    UK opens free, solar-powered plug-in vehicle charging network
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    For first time-ever, electric vehicles will soon be able to travel the length of the UK using a network of free, solar-powered "top-up" charging stations located near motorways. According to Ecotricity, the company that installed the network, range anxiety has now been removed from the electric ...

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    Video: Wind car is almost finished! No, for real this time.
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    Nemesis "wind car" under construction – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Remember that "wind car" we were telling you about a while back? You know, the one that started out as a Lotus Exige before being stretched and having its gasoline-drinking powertrain replaced by twin electric ...

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    VIDEO: Ecotricity's electric Exige Wind Car exceeds expectations on the track
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    Ecotricity Wind Car in action - Click above to watch the video after the break
    The saga that has been the building of a "wind car" for Ecotricity founder, Dale Vince, appears to have come to a climax. All of the newly invented bits of this stretched and re-engineered former Lotus Exige have been ...

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    VIDEO: Zerocarbonista wind-powered car still being invented
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    It's been a little more than a year since we first started tracking the development of the wind-powered car by Ecotricity founder, Dale Vince. His latest video installment, part 9 of 6 (not a typo), is now available and in it, we catch up on all the latest news and are even assured that the ...

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    Zerocarbonista releases last latest video on wind-powered sports car
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    The wind-powered, Exige-based electric sports car is coming along. Dale Vince, the man with the plan, has just posted the sixth in what was supposed to be a series of six videos (there will be more, though) that describes the updates to the car and other news from the Norfolk, UK idea lab. Vince ...

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    VIDEO: Dale Vince explains hydrogen conspiracy, baits Tesla in latest wind-car update
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    The latest episode in the "wind-car" building saga is ready for viewing and Dale Vince, the man behind both this project and Ecotricity, has some interesting things to say. Although the discussion is mainly centered around the car and their attempts to make the Exige bodywork look a little more ...

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    VIDEO: Zero Carbonista wind car update
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    We have been following the efforts of Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity, and his attempt to build an electric sports car which he can power from the wind. Like several other efforts, a Lotus (in this case, an Exige) is being used as the underlying platform. Also like others, his project is taking a ...

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    Electric Ecotricity Exige Tesla-beater coming along, needs name
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    Dale Vince of Ecotricity has posted some musings and video on his Zerocarbonista blog about the progress his team have made with his wind-power Exige we we're telling you about a few months back and things seem to be coming along quite nicely. His team seems to be more than up for the challenge of ...

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    VIDEO: Wind-powered Lotus Exige in the works?
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    Ecotricity founder Dale Vince is a guy with a dilemma we here at AutoblogGreen can empathize with. He's very environmentally aware yet he really likes fast cars. His solution? Build an electric sports car. Luckily, he's got wads of cash (and previous connections with Lotus) to make this sort of ...

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    Ford uses wind to produce diesel engines
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    Wind-power is proving a popular choice for automakers in their quest to curb costs and present an environmentally-aware public face. Nissan has eight turbines at its Sunderland plant, Toyota has one planned for its Flintshire, Wales factory and even Chrysler is investing in a wind project at its ...

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    The greening of Lotus continues with wind power
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    Group Lotus, the British Company that comprises Lotus Cars and Lotus Engineering, is now trying to go green for their operations at their Hethel headquarters. The company has been working with numerous car-makers on electric and hybrid vehicle technologies such as Tesla, ZAP and Proton. Today they ...

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