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Solar-assisted electric car charging stations break ground in Tennessee

By / July 8, 2010

The Department of Energy is teaming up with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Oak Ridge National Lab to make it easier than ever to charge electric vehicles. Last week, the Electric Power Research Institute broke ground on one of Tennessee ‘s first solar-assisted charging stations for electric vehicles in Knoxville. Chattanooga and Nashville are next…

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TVA to end wet ash storage

By / August 12, 2009

The Tennessean reported that Tennessee Valley Authority plans to quit storing ash from its coal-fired power plants in wet landfills, like the one that devastated an East Tennessee community when it broke eight months ago, an official said Monday. The overhaul of ash ponds is expected to take eight years. The planning is in advance…

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