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

With electric vehicles (EVs) on the rise, more and more drivers are fueling their cars with a charging cord instead of a gas pump, and most of this charging is happening at home. “EV-ready homes” is a term used to[…]

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[…]