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National Drive Electric Week

By Kristi Brodd | September 8, 2016

This September 10-18, 2016, the United States will celebrate National Drive Electric Week, sponsored by Plug in America, the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association. The celebration, which started in 2011, helps spread awareness about the benefits of driving[…]

Preparing for Electric Vehicles

By Kristi Brodd | January 25, 2016

Electric vehicles have come a long way since they were first developed in the 19th century. The first successful American electric vehicle was invented by William Morrison of Des Moines, Iowa, and it reached a not-so-speedy top speed of 14[…]

Plug-in NC – An Electric Vehicle Recognition Program

By Kristi Brodd | January 4, 2016

We’re excited to announce the official launch of Plug-in NC, a new recognition program that we have been working on since the beginning of 2015. The program encourages North Carolina businesses, schools, communities and organizations that have installed charging stations[…]

PEV Workplace Charging: Linking Corporate Sustainability Goals

By Kristi Brodd | August 6, 2015

In today’s corporate world, many businesses are tying their environmental impact and sustainability goals to current business measures. Some have established carbon offset goals, some have instituted process improvements to lessen their impact on the environment, and many are encouraging[…]

The PEV Usage Study: Identifying Barriers

By Kristi Brodd | July 8, 2015

Advanced Energy’s Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Consumer Usage study began in January 2012. For two years, the study took an in-depth look at the driving and charging trends of 40 all-electric vehicles in order to document and evaluate general characteristics[…]