Showcasing EV technology with government and private fleets

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Rainy weather couldn’t stop the enthusiasm for electric work vehicles

Co-sponsored by the County of Albemarle, University of Virginia and the City of Charlottesville, DRIVE Electric Virginia hosted a demonstration event of electric Arcimoto vehicles and other EVs on May 23, 2022. Dubbed the “The Fleet of the Future: Right Sized and Electrified Workshop & Community Demonstration,” the event featured work vehicles from the organizations, an information booth and test rides. Held at Albemarle County’s public EV charging parking lot, fleets ...

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Read the Virginia Transportation Electrification Stakeholder Report

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In 2021, House Bill 2282 was signed into law which directed the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) to report on policy proposals to accelerate transportation electrification in the Commonwealth. After a thorough public process, conducted by a third party organization took place in 2021, the SCC posted the final report on its website.

That report and its findings can be found online here in PDF format.

Supporting documents for the process can be found on the SCC’s Division of Public Utilities’ Legislative ...

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Virginia Clean Cities Harrisonburg Alternative Fuel Vehicle Showcase

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Come join us on April 20 to experience a litany of alternative fuel and electric vehicles at our office in Harrisonburg!

The star of the show will be our three Arcimoto demonstration vehicles, but we will also be showcasing various other at fuel and electric vehicles for both fleet and personal use cases.

We will also be celebrating the Great Community ...

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Check out these National Drive Electric Week Events in Virginia!

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Drive Electric Virginia is proud to highlight these National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) events. We encourage you to register through the NDEW website today. Just enter your zip code or city to find the event closest to you.

Check out these five events taking place in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Electricarpalooza

Saturday, Sept. 25 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education

11810 Centre Street, Chester, VA

Electricarpalooza
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Charging Incentives Support Growing Virginia EV Adoption

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Virginia is moving into the fast lane on electric vehicles (EVs). The Commonwealth has recently approved measures to adopt new vehicle emissions standards and electric vehicle sales targets; state legislators are reportedly looking for ways to fund EV adoption incentives; and, a recent study by a leading interest group gave Virginia the highest marks of any state in the southeast ...

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Resources for Multi-Unit Dwelling Charging

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Plug-in electric vehicle charging stations for multi-unit dwellings (MuDs), such as condos or apartments, provide property owners with a unique way to help attract and retain residents and foster an environmentally sustainable community. MuD owners face unique considerations when installing charging stations, ranging from parking and electrical service access to billing and legal concerns. The resources below provide best practices for installing MuD charging stations or get started by downloading the Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Guidelines for Multi-unit Dwellings(PDF).

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All About Workplace Charging

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Outside of the home, work is where people spend the majority of their time with their cars parked. For an electric vehicle owner, this large time frame is a great opportunity to plug in and charge their car and increase their daily commuting range. This not only serves as a convenience and benefit to employees but having an electric vehicle charger can encourage car owners to make the switch to a plug-in electric vehicle. Employers who offer workplace charging can ...

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Roanoke Taking Charge!

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Some Virginia cities are taking a proactive stance in improving air quality and ensuring good stewardship of city resources by taking action in the clean transportation revolution. The City of Roanoke, for example, is using electric vehicles in city operations and helping to highlight that usage by participating in a project called EV-WATTS (Electric ...

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