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May 10, 2022

Lakeville, Minnesota Electric School Bus Pilot

Photo courtesy of Great River Energy. All rights reserved.   Lakeville, Minnesota, has piloted using electric school buses. Read more from Clean Energy Resource Teams.

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March 29, 2022

Drive Electric Minnesota’s Fleet Electrification Toolkit is Live

Drive Electric Minnesota (DEMN) has released the Electrify Your Fleet tab to aid local governments through the decision-making process for electrifying their fleet vehicles and taking steps…

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December 21, 2021

Connecting Cities Along Their EV Journey with the EV City Resource Database

Minnesota cities interested in electric vehicles (EVs) can now connect more easily to up-to-date resources on local governments who are becoming EV ready through a new database.…

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December 14, 2021

EVs in the Twin Cities: Carver

Carver, Minnesota is a town of about 5,200 people located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and has recently made big strides in fleet electrification. I caught…

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December 7, 2021

EVs in the Twin Cities: Woodbury

Woodbury, Minnesota, a city of about 75,000 people located in the Metro region of Minnesota and has adopted many electric vehicles (EVs) into their city fleet. I…

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November 30, 2021

EVs in the Twin Cities: Eden Prairie

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, a suburb of about 64,000 people, is among the first wave of cities in the nation to use an electric vehicle (EV) as a…

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November 23, 2021

EVs in Greater Minnesota: Faribault

As electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more mainstream and in the national focus, Minnesota cities are increasingly looking to jump onboard. Faribault, Minnesota, is a town of…

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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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