Monthly Archives: September 2010

Prius PHV charging at the North Boulder Rec Center

There are two working 120V sockets and two dedicated parking spots for charging electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the NW end of the parking lot at the North Boulder Rec Center (NBRC).

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Prius plug-in hybrid vehicles introduced

More about the introduction of Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid vehicles and about the vehicle characteristics can be found at Green Car Congress.

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CU-NREL Energy Institute launches study of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles in Boulder

Sept. 14, 2010 Press Release The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, or RASEI — a joint venture with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory — will partner with Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. … Continue reading

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Community Blog

The purpose of the Community Blog is to post news about the Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Study at CU Boulder and (eventually) about the study results, as well as to engage the community in discussions about numerous topics related to … Continue reading

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PHV Study Opening

The PHV Study opening is on Tuesday, September 14, with 18 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles (PHV) arriving to Boulder. Households drawn randomly will receive a Prius PHV for a test period of three months. Over a period of 2 … Continue reading

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Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles (PHV)

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles (PHV) in the PHV Study are based on the 2010 Prius hybrid. The PHV Prius has a larger battery that allows an extended  drive range in the electric (EV) mode. In the EV mode, the … Continue reading

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