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September 21, 2021

How to Use the Electric Vehicle Resource Database

Drive Electric Minnesota maintains an Electric Vehicle (EV) Resource Database on Airtable, which categorizes EV resources so users can easily filter resources to their needs. The purpose…

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June 4, 2021

EV Boot Camp Webinar: Community Best Practices and Resources

On April 29, the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) and the Great Plains Institute (GPI) co-hosted Cities Charging Ahead: Electric Vehicle Boot Camp. The webinar shared electric…

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May 19, 2021

Transportation and Fuel Policy Options in Minnesota: Clean Cars Minnesota, Future Fuels Act, and More

The following blog was originally published on Great Plains Institute’s website. Both policies explored in this blog could help increase electric vehicle adoption in Minnesota. For more…

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March 1, 2021

Sustainable Transportation Advisory Council Releases Recommendations

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Sustainable Transportation Advisory Council (STAC) has come forward with its initial recommendations to decarbonize transportation in Minnesota. MnDOT will respond to these…

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January 19, 2021

The Future of Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles: Closer Than You Think

While the recent rapid growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market makes EVs increasingly accessible, the availability of EV models is uneven across vehicle types. While electric…

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January 8, 2021

Looking Back: Progress Made Toward Transportation Electrification in Minnesota in 2020

The year 2020 was challenging—we worked hard to stay apart, embraced wearing masks everywhere we went, and rediscovered the outdoors. It was a year of immense pain,…

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November 13, 2020

Consumer Reports Study Finds Electric Vehicle Maintenance Costs Are 50% Less Than Gas-Powered Cars

A new study by Consumer Reports equips consumers with data showing the relatively lower cost of electric vehicle (EV) maintenance and overall ownership when compared to comparable…

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October 13, 2020

Webinar Series: Minnesotans Going Electric

Drive Electric Minnesota and Plug In America presented a free webinar series focused on accelerating electric transportation adoption in 2021, in partnership with Xcel Energy and the…

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October 13, 2020

Charging Up Minnesota with Volkswagen Funds

On July 30, 2020, the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) and Drive Electric Minnesota (DEMN) co-hosted a webinar, “Charging Up with Volkswagen Funds,” to provide insights about Phase…

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August 31, 2020

Minnesota Cities Take Charge on Electric Vehicles

The Cities Charging Ahead cohort was such a success for Minnesota communities pursuing electric vehicle (EV) readiness, there’s now a sequel and a spin-off! These initiatives show…

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