Advanced Energy Blog

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[…]

How Long Will an Electric Vehicle Battery Last?

By Kristi Brodd |

How long will an electric vehicle battery last and what’s the price to replace it? Well, the response is often “it depends.” Many electric vehicle (EV) models come with an 8 year/100K mile warranty, but some do not. While there[…]

An Overview of Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations

By Kristi Brodd | May 2, 2018

In the early 20th century, electric vehicles made up close to 40 percent of the U.S. vehicle market share. They quietly zipped around cities where driving distances were short and charging stations were readily available. Despite their early popularity, they[…]