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July 25, 2017

First Electric School Bus Comes to Minnesota

Great River Energy (GRE), a partner of Drive Electric Minnesota, just wrapped up its tour of the first electric school bus in Minnesota (and even the Midwest).…

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May 16, 2017

Update: Electric Vehicles Provide Even Greater GHG Reductions in 2017 and Beyond

Last year, GPI reported that electric vehicles provide a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction of at least 42% to 61% compared to gasoline vehicles in Minnesota based on…

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March 21, 2017

Charging Up the Midwest

It’s no lie that electric vehicles (EVs) have taken off along the east and west coasts, especially in California. However, EV adoption in other parts of the…

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November 28, 2016

MIT Study: Electric vehicles are cheaper and emit less GHGs

A new study released this fall by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found that electric vehicles provide a significant cost savings to the consumer, in…

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November 22, 2016

Making Lemonade from VW’s Diesel Emissions Lawsuit

Volkswagen (VW) and the US Justice Department signed a historic agreement last week to settle the lawsuit over its emissions cheating scandal. VW will pay more than…

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October 20, 2016

Analysis: Electric Vehicles Reduce GHGs by At Least 42%

Recent analysis done by the Great Plains Institute (GPI) has found that electric vehicles in Minnesota provide a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction of at least 61% in…

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