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Plug-In Hybrids Could Require 160 New Power Plants By 2030 (Or None At All) : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: automobiles, batteries, cars, conversions, diy, electric vehicle, EV, fuel economy, gasoline, hacks, hybrid, PHEV, plug-in, power generation, prius, transportation, research, news, transportation )

Clayton
- 2224 days ago - gas2.org
Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that nighttime charging of plug-in hybrids would not increase electricity demand over baseline levels. But if owners charge their vehicles during the day, it could require the construction of 160 new power plants.
100 MPG+ Plug-In Hybrids Already Available (Check âEUR~Em Out) : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: automobiles, batteries, cars, conversions, diy, electric vehicle, EV, fuel economy, gasoline, hacks, hybrid, PHEV, plug-in, prius, transportation )

Clayton
- 2224 days ago - gas2.org
Not everyone is waiting until 2010 to get their first plug-in hybrid. As I reported previously, Hybrids Plus out of Boulder, CO, is offering conversions for the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape hybrids, turning them into 100 MPG+ superstars. Check them out...
"E-Trash" A Growing Concern
Science & Tech  (tags: electronics, lead, trash, cell phones, computers, batteries )


- 2346 days ago - cbsnews.com
That Year-Old Cell Phone You Threw Out? It Could End Up Leaking Lead
   

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