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Tesla hometown to require new homes have solar, be ‘EV ready’

Published: May 9, 2017

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Tesla , Green Culture , Electric , Solar Fremont City Council is now waiting for approval from state building and energy commissions. Continue reading Tesla hometown to require new homes have solar, be ‘EV ready’ Tesla hometown to require new homes have solar, be ‘EV ready’ originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 May 2017 11:30:00 EDT


Official: Honda gets "Zero Net Energy" Smart Home in CA, goes for wind power in Brazil

Published: April 29, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture , Honda , South/Latin America , USA Honda is broadening its green credentials on two continents, building a trial “smart home” in Northern California and embracing wind-power for its Brazil factory. The Japanese automaker this year will build a home at University of California, Davis, that, among other things, will be powered by solar energy (which will charge a Honda Fit Electric in the garage, of course), use energy-efficient heating and air-conditioning systems and be constructed with sustainable materials. Honda built a demonstration “smart” home in Japan last year and is now looking to help California meet a state goal of having new homes be energy-neutral (i.e.