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TDEC Commissioner David Salyers kicks off the "Driving EV Leadership" event
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First of its kind “Driving EV Leadership” Event held in Johnson City, TN

The East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels), in partnership with, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Field Offices (TDEC) and DriveElectricTN (DET), kicked off National Drive Electric Week in…

From a Pop Star, Song-Writer to an EV advocate – a Q&A with Libby Bittman, ChargePoint Sales Director

Q: Who is Libby Bittman? What are some interesting facts about you? A: 1. I used to be a pop star. Yes, really! I traveled the world singing and writing songs for other people, some that you may have even heard of! That’s also how I met…

Knoxville, Tennessee Downtown Public Garage Updates EV Charging Stations, City Offers Free Charging

Knoxville, Tennessee is home to the popular downtown Market Square area with plenty of local businesses and restaurants. Nearby, in the Market Square public parking garage, electric vehicle (EV) drivers can find two new ClipperCreek units with…

EV Ride & Drives Work: here’s our 2019 data to prove it!

It's been a good year for engagement! We had a lot of fun in 2019 by meeting and engaging with a lot of different people, and are happy to share our results.The DriveElectricTN (DET) EV Experience™ is one of several projects…

DET’s 2019 Year In Review: Our First Year

2019 was a productive year for DriveElectricTN We've accomplished a lot in 2019! Thank you for engaging in DriveElectricTN (DET) initiatives and projects with us. We appreciate you seeing the value in this program and are thankful…
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Details emerge about Tesla’s revamped workplace charging installation program

Medium- and large-sized companies can take advantage of charging station subsidies and guidance offered by the EV technology innovator Workplace charging is becoming a more and more attractive option for companies and commuters, as the costs…

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…