The Rural Reimagined Project provides free two to six week electric vehicle (EV) test drives to businesses and local governments across the rural Appalachian regions of Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia, allowing rural residents of these states to build a foundational knowledge in electric transportation ...Continue Reading →
Virginia NEVI plan approved
VDOT announced on Wednesday, Sep. 28, that the Federal Highway Administration has approved the Virginia Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan! The plan is required for VDOT’s participation in the federal NEVI Program (funded through the Infrastructure and Jobs ...Continue Reading →
Technology Happy Hour: EVSE State Contract
On August 18th, the Virginia Clean Cities Technology Happy Hour featured several leading companies on state contract in Virginia for EV supply equipment (EVSE). Speakers included representatives from Autoflex, Bethel Electric, NOVACharge and OpConnect discussing charging options from affordable Level 2 equipment to more advanced DC fast charging stations.
If you’re part of a Virginia public college or university, state agency, public school district or local government, you won’t want to miss hearing about these companies’ ...Continue Reading →
NREL Publishes Report on Residential Charging Access
Residential charging is a large incentive to many Electric Vehicle (EV) owners. Charging at home is convenient and less expensive than charging at retail stations, but what is residential home-charging access like in the United States? This is exactly what researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory set out to find in their October 2021 report, There’s ...Continue Reading →
Electric School Bus Projects – Charging Stations
Authored by VEIC and Virginia Clean Cities
Are you considering adding one or more electric school buses (ESBs) to your fleet? Have you heard of Virginia DEQ’s Clean School Bus Program and are thinking about applying for either this round (due June 25th) or the second round this fall? Here’s a quick overview of the types of electric school bus charging stations ...Continue Reading →
New EV Charging Ready Corridors Announced!
We are proud to share that the Round Five designations for Alternative Fuels Corridors have been announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation! As of April 2021, I-81 between the Virginia-West Virginia border and the Virginia-Tennessee border and I-95 between the Virginia- Maryland border and Virginia-North Carolina border have been designated as EV Signage Ready.Continue Reading →
Maximizing Your EV Value: Using Data to Get the Most from Your Electric Vehicle
On March 16th, 2021 Virginia Clean Cities hosted an educational workshop teaching EV drivers how they can take better advantage of their EV and telematics data.
This workshop featured EV and telematics experts who taught individuals and fleets about the opportunity to leverage telematics data and a project to collect additional information about EVs in the ...Continue Reading →
Historical Contexts and Considerations for EV Promotion in Diverse Communities
Virginia Clean Cities has recently started work with the award-winning e-mobility best practice and e-mobility equity organization EVNoire. EVNoire is a national organization known for its work on electro-mobility (e-mobility), transportation, energy and environmental equity. Their mission is to use a data driven approach to facilitate and accelerate equitable multi-modal electrification utilizing best practice in e-mobility and equity. The EVNoire ...Continue Reading →
Virginia Get Ready – July 14 Meeting and Materials
Get Ready Virginia: July Meeting
July 14, 2010
VCU Admin Building
1050 Oliver Hill Way, Richmond Virginia 23298
Parking may be limited so please plan accordingly or use the call in number.
2 Nissan PGR OEM July Presentation
3 GM PGR OEM July presentation
4 FORD PGR presentation (Removed per Ford request)
At this meeting we will hear from Rocky Mountain Institute Project Get Ready – Ben Holland, we will learn more ...Continue Reading →
How much will home charging cost?
Exact costs will depend on your home’s existing wiring. Generally speaking, EV owners who wish to use an existing conventional outlet (Level 1) should expect some expense to place that outlet on a dedicated circuit. This may run several hundred dollars or more depending on your home’s existing electric infrastructure. Owners wanting to install a Level 2 charger should expect to pay $1,500 or more for equipment and installation. Price will depend on the charging station model selected and the ...Continue Reading →