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  • Tennesseans Partner for 2016 NDEW Events

    Tennesseans Partner for 2016 NDEW Events

    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.

     

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  • 9 new DCFC units on eastern side of Tennessee

    9 new DCFC units on eastern side of Tennessee

    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 […]

  • EV 101 – A Simple Explanation of Electric Vehicles & Charging Them

    EV 101 – A Simple Explanation of Electric Vehicles & Charging Them

    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

  • Oil – A Dirty Little Word Gets Dirtier

    Oil – A Dirty Little Word Gets Dirtier

    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 […]

  • BMW > Tesla?

    BMW > Tesla?

    Look out Tesla, there’s a new kid on the block: BMW is showing a promising future in the electric vehicle market. But can the iconic luxury manufacturer take on Tesla?

    Read the story here.

  • 5 Reasons EVs Will Make it Big

    5 Reasons EVs Will Make it Big

    Skeptical that electric vehicles will ever catch on? Bob Sheth of Environmental News Network disagrees.

     

    Find out why here.

  • Employer Workshop Best Practices Webinar

    Employer Workshop Best Practices Webinar

    The US Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge is hosting a webinar addressing ideas related to engaging employers and community stakeholders to host successful workplace charging outreach events. Speakers include Linda Benevides of Massachusetts Executive […]

  • Charge While You Drive?

    Charge While You Drive?

    Driving electric may become a whole lot easier thanks to a new technology being tested in the UK.

    Read the story here

     

     

  • Gas Prices and Electric Vehicles: What the Data Say

    Gas Prices and Electric Vehicles: What the Data Say

    The assumption that gas prices and the use of alternative vehicles have an inverse relationship (i.e. one goes up, the other goes down and vice versa) is certainly well founded. However, Plug-In American decided to sort the […]

  • 2016 Chevy Volt Offers 53-Mile All-Electric Range – NGTNews

    2016 Chevy Volt Offers 53-Mile All-Electric Range – NGTNews

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    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…