Virginia is moving into the fast lane on electric vehicles (EVs). The Commonwealth approved measures to adopt new vehicle emissions standards and EV sales targets; legislators are looking for ways to fund EV adoption incentives; and, a recent study by ACEEEE gave Virginia the highest marks of any state in the southeast on transportation electrification. ...Continue Reading →
WHAT IS A SOLAR CO-OP?
We’re bringing homeowners and small businesses interested in installing solar and/or electric vehicle chargers together in a group, or co-op. Co-op participants join the group at no obligation to receive discounted pricing and unbiased, installer-neutral support throughout the process. Our experienced team ensures you understand the basics of installing solar and EV charging as well as receive a competitive proposal from a qualified installer.
Homeowners or businesses participating in the Arlington Solar and EV ...Continue Reading →
NEW YORK —
Seven U.S. states and 16 major automakers are launching a joint $1.5 million advertising campaign to prod Americans to buy electric vehicles.
Automakers are investing billions of dollars to develop dozens of new EVs in the face of regulatory requirements, but face slow U.S. sales.
General Motors Co, Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corp and many other companies, along with Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The campaign, dubbed “Drive Change. Drive Electric,” will focus on ...Continue Reading →
Virginia Clean Cities and its private sector partners undertook a project to deploy six DC Fast chargers in 2014. By the end of August 2015, the project successfully found site hosts and deployed 21 DC Fast chargers throughout Virginia. This report examines this project and sheds light on the processes and challenges of installing a publicly-available DC Fast charger.
To view this report, ...Continue Reading →
Michael Phillips, Virginia Clean Cities and Virginia Division of Energy
Grant Neely, Chief of Staff – Office of the Mayor, City of Richmond
Jeannie Welliver, Main Street Station Multimodal Transportation Center
The first official plug-in will take place at Main Street Station, the site of the first publicly-available DC Fast Charging Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Tesla Supercharger in Richmond.
Tuesday, August 25
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Happy Spring! With 20+ new partners since January, the Workplace Charging Challenge network of employers is now providing plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging access to nearly 1 million employees across the country. We are happy to share news from the Challenge and our partners, and we invite you to be a part of this exciting growth and join the Challenge. Here are few highlights from the beginning of 2015:
Ride and Drive Webinar
In January, we ...Continue Reading →
Wednesday April 22, 2015 – Wednesday April 22, 2015
115 Greenville Avenue
Staunton, Virginia is pleased to announce the unveiling of the first public DC Fast Charger in the Shenandoah Valley. The City will be holding an inaugural charging event on April 22, 2015 at 10:30 am at the charger which is located at 115 Greenville Avenue in downtown Staunton ...Continue Reading →
Thursday April 23, 2015 – Thursday April 23, 2015
4801 Courthouse St.
Williamsburg VA, 23188
New Town Williamsburg is holding an inaugural charging event for the unveiling of its new DC Fast charging station at 4:00 pm on April 23, 2015!
The start date of April 24, 2015 is due to a glitch in our event hosting system, we apologize for any ...Continue Reading →
This student project discusses the feasibility of electric vehicle charging at James Madison University. The feasibility criteria studied includes technical requirements, infrastructure needs, user preferences, cost considerations, and institutional policies and constraints to perceive the use and effectiveness of an electric vehicle charger on campus. The methodology used was qualitative analysis of personal interviews with facilities and sustainability staff members at four ...Continue Reading →