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Going Electric in the Warehouse: Electric Forklifts

By Jonathan Susser | June 1, 2020

Forklifts, or lift trucks, are used in a variety of industries — from warehousing and storage to manufacturing to big-box retail to construction — to handle materials and load, unload and transport goods. Traditionally, this equipment has run on an[…]

Going Electric on Larger Acreage

By Jonathan Susser | March 1, 2020

Q: I’ve seen a lot of electric lawn mowers on the market, but most seem better suited for smaller lawns. Are there battery-powered options available if I have more acreage to maintain? A: With maintaining large lots of land, the[…]

A History of Advanced Energy’s Transportation Work

By Jonathan Susser | January 22, 2020

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been gathering speed in recent years, but Advanced Energy has been exploring the technology for over three decades. Through partnerships with electric utilities, government, businesses and schools, we have helped shape the electric transportation industry and[…]

Electrifying Transportation in North Carolina

By Jonathan Susser | June 4, 2019

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[…]

5 Ways Electric Co-ops Can Support Electric Vehicles

By Jonathan Susser | February 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been around for a long time, but their latest resurgence looks here to stay. They save drivers money on gasoline and maintenance, support the environment and deliver a quiet, smooth, fun ride. But the benefits to EV[…]

Electric Vehicle-Ready Homes

By Jonathan Susser | December 7, 2018

Drivers across the U.S. are starting to refuel at the outlet instead of the gas pump. As electric vehicle (EV) growth continues, studies are finding that the majority of drivers are plugging in at home to charge. “EV-ready homes” is[…]