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January 5, 2024

Northern Exposure: Winter Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive in Ely, MN

Drive Electric Minnesota and the Clean Energy Resource Teams, in partnership with CURE, are excited to host Minnesota’s first winter ride and drive during the Ely Winter…

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April 10, 2023

Federal Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program

About the webinar Drive Electric Minnesota and the Clean Energy Resource Teams are excited to present a webinar, Charging up Minnesota Communities: Getting up to Speed on…

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January 3, 2023

Minnesota Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Now Open

On December 2, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency launched its next round of Level 2 electric vehicle charging station grants using funding from the Volkswagen settlement. For…

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July 13, 2022

Moaz Uddin Answers WCCO’s Good Question: “Does Getting an Electric Vehicle Make Financial Sense?”

This post originally appeared on the Great Plains Institute’s website, the facilitator of Drive Electric Minnesota. GPI Electric Vehicle Policy Specialist Moaz Uddin recently answered WCCO 4…

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July 11, 2022

Expanding Public Electric Vehicle Charging Through Right-of-Way Utilization

Improving access to public electric vehicle (EV) charging is essential to increasing EV adoption for those who cannot rely on home charging, such as renters. Adding more…

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June 8, 2022

Increasing Access to Charging for Renters in Multi-Unit Dwellings

The Issue It’s well known among the electric vehicle (EV) community that most charging takes place at home overnight. However, renters often face higher barriers to installing…

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August 10, 2019

Analysis: How Demand Charges Impact Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Infrastructure

The Great Plains Institute recently released a white paper analyzing the economics of direct current fast charging (DCFC) as part of our work with the Midcontinent Transportation Electrification Collaborative (MTEC). DCFC…

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November 6, 2018

A Grocery Co-op’s Creative Solution for Offering Electric Vehicle Charging

The first publicly available Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Winona, Minnesota opened for use in the summer of 2018, hosted by Bluff Country Co-op, a community-owned grocery store. Like many other…

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January 19, 2018

Close-up of DC Fast Chargers in Minnesota

Electric vehicle (EV) drivers who want to drive beyond the range of their car are on the lookout for fast-charging stations that, just like a gas station…

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