DET hosts Ride & Drive at 2020 Knox News Auto Show

Attendees had the chance to test drive five different EV models and eight different EVs over the three-day event held at the Knoxville Convention Center. “Even the most electric-skeptical folks I’ve met have changed their minds about electric cars when they actually get behind the wheel and drive one.”

DriveElectricTN 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…

EARTH to Tennessee: a Q&A with Raven Hernandez, CEO of Nashville’s EARTH rideshare

Big City. Big Vision. Raven Hernandez is a Tesla and motor cycle-driving, organic gardener. She's blazing a trail with her new company and big vision - EARTH. Raven Hernandez is the founder and C.E.O. of EARTH (a.k.a. EARTH Ride).
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TVA getting more power from renewables than coal this year

For the first time in more than six decades, the Tennessee Valley Authority got more power from renewable sources than from burning coal during the first three months of 2020.
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Marty Young, paramedic and medical training professor owns a Chevrolet Volt

Marty Young tells all. His love for the Chevy Volt, tent living and his brush with the law. Marty Young is an Associate Professor of emergency medical services at Roane State Community College and a licensed paramedic with over 25 years of…
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Tennessean couple conquers an 18-day road trip in their Tesla

"When we travel, Susan and I usually know where we want to go. And we may or may not mind if we end up somewhere else. Still, we find that we get more out of our trips if we put some effort into planning them. Mostly, Susan plans them. For…