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Mar
28

Employer considerations for Workplace Charging

Question of the Month: What factors do employers need to consider when establishing a workplace charging program? Answer: While there is not a one-size-fits-all solution for workplace charging, there are a number of resources available to help employers design, implement, and manage the right program for their organization.

Aug
10

Best.Drive.EVer.

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Check out Virginia Clean Cities’ new flyers for the Department of Energy’s “Best.Drive.EVer.” awareness campaign!   Best.Drive.EVer. seeks to drive forward the nation’s transition to electrified vehicles by presenting a positive, unified message around plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). The campaign aims to accomplish this through two different themes: “Convenience” and “Performance”. PEVs are easy to use and …

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Jul
25

Workplace Charging Challenge – White House Press Release

The DOE’s Workplace Charging Challenge partners were recognized in a White House press release. The statement, included below, was centered on private and public sector efforts to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in our nation. More specifically, the White House mentioned the productive work that the Challenge partners have committed to, and listed 35 of the most recent pledge …

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Apr
02

Workplace Charging Management Policy Webinar

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Workplace Charging Management Policy Webinar Develop policies and procedures to ensure a safe, positive charging experience for your employees Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:00–3:00 PM EST The U.S. Department of Energy Workplace Charging Challenge webinar series addresses topics that will support employer efforts to create a successful employee charging program.  Join us to learn about …

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Dec
19

Electric Vehicle Charger Networks?

What are the major electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) networks, and how can plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) drivers access their stations? What are the costs associated with each network? Answer: Most PEV charging occurs at home, but for those who have a need to charge at a public location, it’s important to understand available charging …

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Nov
14

Pev And Other Tax Credits

How does the federal plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) tax credit phase-out work, and has it begun for any vehicle manufacturers? What is the status of other federal alternative fuel tax credits? Answer: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor VehicleTax Credit begins to phase out for a manufacturer when at least 200,000 qualifying …

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Feb
25

A Guide to the Lessons Learned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects

Clean Cities is proud to announce the release of A Guide to the Lessons Learned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects. Synthesizing reports from the 16 Clean Cities PEV readiness projects across the country, the Guide gathers together the most important conclusions and highlights illustrative examples. To announce the report, Clean Cities …

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Jan
06

RT: Evatran to begin shipping its Plugless electric vehicle charging system

BY PETER BACQUÉ Richmond Times-Dispatch : Monday, January 6, 2014 12:00 am LINK Richmond’s Evatran Group Inc. will begin shipments of its Plugless electric vehicle charging system this month, the company announced today. The system is the first wireless vehicle charger available to individual electric vehicle drivers, the company said. “Since the beginning of our …

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Oct
08

Statement from DMV on Tesla Dealership in Virginia

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The Commissioner is pleased that Tesla, the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association (VADA), and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), through counsel, came to an agreement and avoided litigation regarding the operation of a Tesla dealership in Virginia. After the initial ruling, the parties to the hearing before DMV engaged in discussions and, after consideration of …

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Sep
20

What are the key terms to know when discussing electric drive vehicles and their fueling infrastructure?

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Question of the Month: What are the key terms to know when discussing electric drive vehicles and their fueling infrastructure? Answer: It is important to know how to “talk the talk” when it comes to electric drive vehicles. Becoming familiar with the terms below will help you better understand these vehicles and the associated fueling …

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