by Gary Ashton Homeowners looking into electric vehicles (EVs) often decide that they need a charging station at home. The rare few that are familiar with performing their own electrical work and with securing the necessary permits may want to self-install a hard-wired or portable charging station. However, before installing an electric charging station at [...]
Diverse partners across Tennessee are partnering to bring EV awareness events to cities from Memphis to Kingsport! These events will take place between Saturday, September 10 and Saturday, September 17. >>> Please click here to view the press release! <<<
Thanks to Nissan, Calloway Oil of Maryville, TN and Brightfield Transportation Solutions (out of Asheville, NC) there are three new DC fast charge (DCFC) units in the greater Knoxville area that can quickly refuel electric vehicles (EVs). Working with the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, these chargers have been at added in Knoxville, Maryville and Lenoir City. All three sites are at Calloway Oil’s E‐Z Stop convenience stores (Exxon/Mobil): 8605 Walbrook Dr, Knoxville, TN 37923 1758 W. Broadway, Maryville, TN 37803 1111 US Hwy 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771 A grand opening event was held at the Knoxville location on August 18, 2016 to celebrate both these chargers and additional chargers that have been installed throughout East TN so far [...]
Need to know the basics about electric vehicles and what it takes to keep them charged up? Check out this helpful presentation put together by the Black Bear Solar Institute....Click to view EV presentation
Even as the fuel-efficiency of gasoline powered cars continues to improve, the carbon footprint of producing oil continues to increase. Electricity powered transportation, even when partially supplied by a coal-powered grid, still remains one of the cleanest options toward zero-emissions vehicles. Read more about why oil is getting dirtier while alternative fuels are getting cleaner [...]
-- Link to NGT News article -- It looks like the Chevy Volt will get almost an 80% increase in all-electric only miles with the 2016 model debut. This article from NGTNews highlights the details...
Thanks to the folks at Energy Fuse for making it, and to the folks at Electric Car Reports for posting it, see the below link for one SUPER infographic that includes 6 different images about where we stand in the electric vehicle and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) markets in the USA today. Infographic [...]
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Office of Energy Programs today announced it will offer a two-tiered rebate on qualifying electric vehicles that are purchased or leased and registered in the State of Tennessee. “Electric vehicles are a great alternative for Tennesseans looking to do their part in protecting the air we breathe,” [...]