Today in Cleantech

Did Chevy just one-up Nissan? GM, apparently keen on making a dent on the Leaf’s impressive levels of pre-launch anticipation, announced something a little unexpected yesterday. The company is offering the first 4,400 Volt buyers a free charging station from either ECOtality and Coulomb Technologies thanks to a DOE-backed project to install roughly 15,000 fast charging stations across the U.S. That’s one way to drum up sales.