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Plug-in NC Hits the Road to Share Benefits of EVs

We hit the road during the month of May to educate North Carolinians about the opportunities and possibilities of electric transportation. Our first stop was Asheville and the magnificent facilities at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. We co-hosted a workshop with the Land-of-Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition that convened fleet managers, purchasing coordinators and others from the region. The event shared…

June 7, 2019

Electrifying Transportation in North Carolina Webinar

As more and more people trade in the gas pump for a charging cord to fuel their vehicles, North Carolina’s utilities and communities are responding. New initiatives are promoting electric vehicle (EV) adoption, spreading awareness and supporting the electric grid to manage the new load and benefit all energy consumers. In our most recent Exploring North Carolina Smart Grid webinar,…

June 3, 2019

Driving Toward Cleaner Air

Electric vehicle drivers have a variety of reasons for why they made the decision to switch to driving electric. Many drivers decided to forgo gasoline for an electric option because of the savings in fueling and maintenance costs. Others love the instant torque and high performance of the vehicles. Another top reason is that driving electric reduces emissions and improves…

April 18, 2019

Press Release – Electrify America Increases Access to Electric Vehicle Charging with New Installations in North Carolina

Press Release: Electrify America Increases Access to Electric Vehicle Charging with New Installations in North Carolina Five charging stations opened; six additional charging station installations planned in 2019 Raleigh, NC (April 8, 2019) – Electrify America is expanding its nationwide network of ultra-fast electric vehicle charging with its fifth charging station installation in North Carolina on April 3. The company…

April 15, 2019

Greensboro Unveils North Carolina’s First Electric Buses at Dedication Ceremony

Greensboro recently became the first city in North Carolina to add electric buses to its fleet, and the Greensboro Transit Authority showcased the accomplishment at an unveiling ceremony in February that featured Gov. Roy Cooper and other industry and state figures. As people filed into Koury Aviation hangar to see the technology, they were handed a green leaf that matched…

February 27, 2019

IKEA Road Trip: 362 Miles and 8 DC Fast Charges With the Energica EVA

Guest Post by Chris Maxwell, Plug-in NC Ambassador. I, and many others across America, have jumped on the Marie Kondo bandwagon. I use an IKEA storage solution for my clothes, which uses tall bins in place of drawers. While I love how the triangular folded clothes look in the bin, I needed some SKUBB boxes to give me a second…

February 19, 2019

Update: Drive Electric License Plate

On January 12, 2019, we sent out an email about gathering applications for an electric vehicle specialty license plate for North Carolina. We received over 100 applications; however, we did not get the 500 needed to move forward with the process. Thank you to all who applied. We’ve already begun discussing another try later this year, so stay tuned for…

February 17, 2019
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December 22, 2018

Plug-in NC Ambassador Spotlight: Chris Maxwell

Plug-in NC Ambassador Spotlight – Chris Maxwell To wrap up this year, we’ll be highlighting our ambassador Chris Maxwell! Chris has been a Plug-in NC ambassador for a few years now. Throughout the time we have known him, he has helped with events, attended our annual summits, given presentations around North Carolina and even hosted his own National Drive Electric…

December 15, 2018

Plug-in NC Ambassador Spotlight: Ken Clifton

For this Plug-in NC ambassador spotlight, we’ll be talking to Ken Clifton! Ken is a computer science professor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College where he teaches programming and logic courses. Ken has an extensive list of accomplishments and studies he has conducted in renewable energy and information technology, one being his creation of a solar power production plug-in for WordPress that…

October 1, 2018

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