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.
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.
In 2013, Virginia Clean Cities prepared an Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan for the City of Richmond. Read the “Richmond Electric Vehicle Initiative” report to learn more for possible application in your city.
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).
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 ...
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 ...