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Bill Robbins at Hybridfest

September 13th, 2007 |
Bill Robbins at Hybridfest

Our final story from Hybridfest, in Madison, Wisc., features event organizer Bill Robbins.

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Feeling Fuelish

September 11th, 2007 |
Feeling Fuelish

Katie Gerrigan’s documentary film, Feeling Fuelish?, highlights her trip from L.A. to Chicago, via Route 66, in a Toyota Prius. I spoke with her at Hybridfestin Madison, Wisc.

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WPPI

September 6th, 2007 |
WPPI

While at Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., I had the chance to speak with Wisconsin Public Power, a regional power company serving 49 customer-owned electric utilities. WPPI is very involved in clean, renewable energy, converting a hybrid Prius to a PHEV, ...
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Full Spectrum Solar

September 5th, 2007 |
Full Spectrum Solar

Full Spectrum Solar is a local, independent leader in solar energy installations in Madison, Wisc. The brainchild of brothers Burke and Marc O’Neal, Full Spectrum has installed over one hundred solar energy systems, including the largest grid-connected battery-backup and residential ...
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Well-to-Wheels Emissions for Motor Vehicles

September 4th, 2007 |
Well-to-Wheels Emissions for Motor Vehicles

During Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., Dr. Chris Damm gave a talk on “Well-to-Wheel Emissions from Motor Vehicles.”

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Dr. David Travis at Hybridfest

August 24th, 2007 |
Dr. David Travis at Hybridfest

Have you ever looked up and watched a jet high in the sky leaving a long contrail? Have you also wondered what effect that contrail might have on global warming and our environment? Dr. David Travis, from the University of ...
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Sherry Boschert at Hybridfest

August 22nd, 2007 |
Sherry Boschert at Hybridfest

During Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., Sherry Boschert, author of Plug-in Hybrids, The Cars That Will Re-Charge America, gave a talk entitled, “Drive with the Wind, Run with the Sun.”

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RIDE DRIVE: Kurrent

August 21st, 2007 |
RIDE DRIVE: Kurrent

At Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., I finally got the chance to ride in the Kurrent, the LSV from American Electric. A NEV with top speeds of 25 mph, the Kurrent costs .02 cents per mile to operate and is being ...
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UW’s Challenge X Team

August 11th, 2007 |
UW’s Challenge X Team

At Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., the University of Wisconsin had their Challenge X team present. The team placed 2nd in the competition for the last 2 years with its diesel electric propulsion system.

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News from a Warming Planet

August 10th, 2007 |
News from a Warming Planet

During Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., Jonathan Foley, from the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), gave a presentation titled, “News From A Warming Planet.”

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Great Lakes BioFuels

August 8th, 2007 |
Great Lakes BioFuels

During Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., I met Jamie Derr, a farmer and advocate for biodiesel and biofuels. He’s also COO of Great Lakes BioFuels, a privately-held biodiesel distribution and services company that’s also involved in biofuel raw materials (feedstock) ...
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Dr. Rich McKone’s Aston Martin

August 7th, 2007 |
Dr. Rich McKone’s Aston Martin

During Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., I met Dr. Rich McKone of Peoria, Ill. A proud owner of a 1967 Aston Martin, Rich competed in the Great Race in his british race car with some impressive results. He will ...
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Continental’s Mobile Safety Exhibit

August 6th, 2007 |
Continental’s Mobile Safety Exhibit

During Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., I had the opportunity to tour the Continental Mobile Safety Exhibit. An interactive media display, the exhibit tours the country highlighting all the technologies Continental is working on bringing to vehicles, including vehicle to ...
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Community Car

August 3rd, 2007 |
Community Car

The concept of car sharing is growing. Not a rental car company, the model is to pay for only the time you use a vehicle. In Madison, Wisc., Community Car has been around for four years and continues to ...
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GM’s Hybrid Bus

August 2nd, 2007 |
GM’s Hybrid Bus

While at Hybridfest in Madison, Wisc., I took a ride on the GM Hybrid Bus with driver Dave Carey, who was a wealth of information about the vehicle. With it’s Allison transmission system, the bus delivers better fuel economy ...
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Neodymics

August 1st, 2007 |
Neodymics

Jeffrey Radtke is owner/president of Neodymics, of Madison, Wisc. During Hybridfest, Jeffrey demonstrated his Cyclemotor, a bicycle-to-moped upgrade that replaces the front wheel on any standard bicycle with a power on demand control mechanism complete with batteries, motor, transmission, and ...
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Argonne Nat’l Labs Theodore Bohn

July 31st, 2007 |
Argonne Nat’l Labs Theodore Bohn

During Hybridfest 2007 in Madison, Wisc., I met Theodore (Ted) Bohn of Argonne National Laboratory. As a power electronics engineer, Bohn is at the forefront of assessing advanced and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) technologies for the FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies ...
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Meet Hypermiler Bill Kinney

July 30th, 2007 |
Meet Hypermiler Bill Kinney

During Hybridfest, in Madison, Wisc., I met Bill Kinney, a hypermiler from the Seattle area, who traveled to the event in his Honda Insight, averaging about 108 miles per gallon and spending only $56 on gas for the 2000+ mile ...
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Hybridfest: Francis Vogel from Clean Cities WI

July 25th, 2007 |
Hybridfest: Francis Vogel from Clean Cities WI

During Hybridfest 2007 in Madison, Wisc., Francis Vogel, executive director of Clean Cities Wisconsin, gave a talk about Fleet Vehicles and Emissions.

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ScanGauge

July 24th, 2007 |
ScanGauge

Ron DeLong is a manager at LinearLOGIC and the brains behind ScanGauge, a 3-in-1 computer that reads and displays information about your car such as fuel economy, engine load, average speed and more. The device was quite popular at this ...
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Hypermiling

July 20th, 2007 |
Hypermiling

Have you ever been speeding along on a highway only to come upon someone going the speed limit or under? It may be a hypermiler. Hypermiling is a term coined by Wayne Gerdes of CleanMPG.com, a Website dedicated to the ...
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