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Messing with Texas – Trees for Electric Vehicle Testing

Electric utility Reliant (NYSE: NRG) and its EV recharging subsidiary eVgo will donate $25 to the Texas Trees Foundation or Trees for Houston each time a customer take an electric vehicle test drive of the Mitsubishi “i” or Nissan Leaf in North Texas or Houston between now and December 1st at participating EVs for Trees dealerships. Participating dealers will also donate $25. If a NRG customer test drives both the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi I, a total of $75 will be donated to the local tree planting organization. Continue reading

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Ecotality Sues California Regulators over Dynegy Price Gouging Deal and Alleged EV Charging Station Monopoly

In March, Governor Jerry Brown announced a controversial agreement between the PUC and NRG Energy as part of a legal settlement that goes back to California’s 2001 energy crisis. NRG is the successor entity to Dynegy Power Marketing, the firm blamed by PUC for $940 million in price gouging, widespread blackouts and the bankruptcy of PSEG. Continue reading

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