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Plug In America Podcast

The Plug In America Podcast keeps listeners informed about efforts to get more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids into drivers' hands. Through interviews with the directors of Plug In America and other experts, the podcast will explore the environmental benefits of plug-in vehicles, the ever-changing politics surrounding plug-in initiatives, and the latest announcements by vehicle manufacturers. Contact the Plug In America podcast at podcast@pluginamerica.org.

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Scott Mercer is the 25-year-old co-founder of Volta Industries, a Hawaiian company that has developed a potentially "game-changing" model of charger service delivery. Based on the web model of free sponsored services, this system could provide free public EV charging ... forever. But before Scott's vision could materialize, he had to educate...
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For Kitty Adams, a former nursery school teacher, the love of humanistic education led to developing an EV charger model that some are calling “groundbreaking.” Listen the story of Adopt-a-Charger here.
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Peter Rosegg, senior spokesperson for the Hawsaiian Electric Company and member of their EV Readiness Team, looks into his crystal ball and offers some predictions for Hawaii's EV future.
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At 18, Ivan Kumamoto is already a dedicated EV activist. As co-president of OYEA (Organization of Young Environmental Activists), he works to educate the public in his corner of Texas on the benefits of EVs. In this podcast, Ivan describes some of their EVents.
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Dallas Plugs In! - Friday, October 14, 2011
One of the twenty-six cities that will be celebrating National Plug-In Day is – surprisingly – Dallas. In this podcast, Dave Aasheim and Jenny Danieau talk about "tailgate without tailpipes," the EVent they've organized to promote electric cars deep in the heart of Texas oil country.
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Davis Plugs In! - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
National Plug-In Day is spreading like wildfire! Four short weeks ago, EVents were being planned in "only" 12 cities; today 22 cities across the country are hosting National Plug-In Day activities. In this podcast, Chris Granger and Manny Rin from Davis, California describe the "electric cruise-about" they have organized as part of the...
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Orange County Plugs In! - Monday, October 10, 2011
As October 16 gets closer, America’s EV community is moving towards a historic first: the very first nationwide EVent. In this podcast, Plug-In America’s own Linda Nicholes shares her unusual perspective on National Plug-In Day. A few short years ago, Linda took to the streets as one of a handful of EV drivers in the Don’t Crush protests....
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San Francisco Plugs In! - Monday, October 10, 2011
Marc Geller is the National Plug-In Day events captain for San Francisco and a veteran of the EV scene. In this interview, Marc gives us some historical perspective as he examines the contrast between the "desperation" of early EV protests and the "celebration" of National Plug-In Day. Later, Marc provides information about the EVents of San...
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New York City Plugs In! - Monday, October 10, 2011
National Plug-In Day is getting closer! In six short days , grassroots organizations from LA to New York will be celebrating history’s first nationwide EV event. In this podcast, Nate Pinsley the event director for NYC Plug-In Day tells us exactly what NY City’s EV community means when they offer to show the world “How it’s done, New York style...
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Tucson Plugs In! - Saturday, October 8, 2011
When Benjamin Nead, Tucson radio personality and clean-energy enthusiast, heard about National Plug-In Day, he knew he had to get involved. In this podcast, Benjamin describes the birth and purpose of Tucson Plugs In 2011, the "organization of one" that has added Tucson to the list of cities celebrating this nationwide EVent. Benjamin gives...
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