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Plug-in NC Member Spotlight: Sanderling Resort

Imagine planning your next vacation. You find a luxurious resort that offers a combination of adventurous and rejuvenating experiences. You book your trip and begin to pack when suddenly you realize that you forgot one minor detail — you plan to drive your electric car but didn’t look up places to charge. With Sanderling Resort, you won’t have to worry.…

September 8, 2021

Plug-in NC’s 2021 Summit Celebrates the Past and Drives EVs Forward

On August 27, 2021, Plug-in NC hosted its 2021 Summit, an annual event focused on progressing electric transportation in North Carolina through education and networking. This year, in honor of Plug-in NC’s 10th anniversary, the summit took a drive down memory lane to celebrate the accomplishments of the past decade and then looked ahead to future developments. With a record-breaking…

September 3, 2021

EV Adventure: Plugging In to the Piedmont

In the 1800s, the North Carolina Railroad efficiently carried passengers and freight throughout the Piedmont region, helping it become a hub of industry and technology. Today, another form of efficient transportation is taking hold: electric vehicles (EVs). The region is quickly becoming a hot spot of EV design and development. EV startup Arrival chose Charlotte for one of its “microfactories”…

August 30, 2021

Plug-in NC: A Decade of Driving Electric

Our story begins in 2011, when the electric vehicle (EV) landscape in North Carolina was still a dream on the horizon. Though talk had been circling for a few years, it was time to act. A group of pioneers united under a shared goal to promote EVs in our state and launched the North Carolina Plug-in Electric Vehicle (NC PEV)…

August 23, 2021

Plug-in NC Makes Progress on Specialty License Plate Campaign

For the third straight year, Plug-in NC is working to get North Carolina a specialty license plate to help spread awareness of electric vehicles (EVs). If approved, the plate would exist alongside other popular specialty designs, such as the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Friends of the Smokies and Save the Honey Bee. For a new full-background specialty plate to be…

July 12, 2021

EV Adventure: Charging Up Along the Coast

As the weather gets warmer, many of us have the beach on our minds. For drivers of electric vehicles (EVs), escaping to the North Carolina coast is becoming more convenient. Whether you’re planning a brief getaway or a longer road trip, you’ll find plenty of options to plug in thanks to expanding charging infrastructure from your local electric cooperatives and…

July 6, 2021

Plug-in NC Member Spotlight: Asheville Outlets

Asheville Outlets is a Plug-in NC member that aims to provide shoppers with the best experience possible in Western North Carolina. In 2015, the outlets joined the electric vehicle (EV) community by adding charging stations to its comprehensive list of guest amenities and services. “Asheville Outlets is located off Interstate 26, which provides a convenient place for electric vehicle owners…

June 16, 2021

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