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San Francisco, CA, United States, 2010/07/21 - ECOtality, Inc., announced that Don Karner, President of ECOtality North America, will moderate a panel discussion on the planning and deployment of electric vehicles and related infrastructure in Washington, D.C., on July 22. NASDAQ: ECTY
ECOtality, Inc., a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, announced today that Don Karner, President of ECOtality North America, will moderate a panel discussion on the planning and deployment of electric vehicles and related infrastructure in Washington, D.C., on July 22 at 9:15 am. The panel is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Plug-In Vehicle and Infrastructure Workshop” to educate communities on advanced technology vehicles.
Alongside city government officials from Indiana, California, Texas and Arizona, Mr. Karner will guide a discussion focused on community planning for electric vehicles, with topics including charger installation and permitting processes, financing, and public/private partnerships. Mr. Karner oversees the development of products and services for ECOtality North America and has authored numerous papers related to the deployment of advanced transportation.
As project manager for The EV Project, ECOtality North America will oversee the deployment of nearly 15,000 charging stations in 16 cities across six U.S. states, as well as the District of Columbia. The project, which is a private-public partnership with a total value of $230 million, is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Energy through a federal stimulus grant of $114.8 million. The goal of The EV Project is to create and test robust electric vehicle-charging environments.
Leading automakers including Nissan and GM and major utilities will participate alongside Mr. Karner in the DOE’s educational workshop.
WHAT: U.S. Department of Energy’s Plug-In Vehicle and Infrastructure Workshop
DATE: Thursday, July 22, 2010
TIME: 8:30 am - 5:15 pm Eastern
LOCATION: U.S. DOE, Main Auditorium, 1000 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20585
About ECOtality, Inc.
ECOtality, Inc. (ecotality.com), headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies. Through innovation, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships, ECOtality accelerates the market applicability of advanced electric technologies to replace carbon-based fuels.
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