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Read about the latest electric vehicle happenings in Minnesota and beyond below

September 6, 2023

Drive Electric Minnesota Launches Statewide Scavenger Hunt Challenge

National Drive Electric Week is an annual celebration organized by Plug In America, Electric Vehicle Association, Sierra Club, and EVHybridNoire to increase awareness of electric vehicles. This year, Drive…

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June 20, 2023

Green Rock Apartments Leading the Charge on Electric Vehicles

Green Rock Apartments in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, positions itself as a provider of environmentally aware city living. It offers a range of eco-friendly features and facilities, including solar panels,…

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June 7, 2023

Q&A with Brendan Jordan: Minnesota Legislature Invests in EVs in 2023

Minnesota’s legislative session adjourned on Monday, May 22. It was a busy few months at the Capitol—the state’s historic budget surplus, unified Democrat-Farmer-Labor (DFL) control of state government, and…

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May 30, 2023

Minnesota Approves Comprehensive Statewide Electric Vehicle Readiness Assistance

Budget deals significantly elevate state’s effort to expand transportation electrification   May 24, 2023, MINNEAPOLIS—Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed into law a sweeping set of first-time incentives and other…

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May 9, 2023

Q&A: Accessibility and EV Charging Stations

With the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act, community members and local governments in Minnesota have increased interest and incentive to…

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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 the Federal Charging…

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April 6, 2023

Electric Vehicle-Ready Parking 101

Electric vehicle-ready building codes and ordinances help expand charging infrastructure Minimum electric vehicle-ready building codes and ordinances support the expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, which is critical to reducing…

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March 1, 2023

Drive Electric Minnesota Coalition Releases 2023 Legislative Priorities

Minnesota’s 2023 legislative session is in full swing, and the next few months are shaping up to be action packed. Legislators have already introduced thousands of bills, including multiple aimed…

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January 31, 2023

Tool helps Minnesotans calculate fuel cost savings from switching to an electric vehicle

How much money can Minnesotan drivers expect to save on fuel by switching to an electric vehicle? We explored this question with Heather Brown on CBS News Minnesota, and now…

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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 a refresher on…

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