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DriveElectricTN Specialty License Plates! 1,000 Commitments needed at $35 each. Coming in May! Project Q/A.

Be one of the first 1,000 folks to receive a Tennessee DriveElectricTN Specialty License Plate! Sign up today! Coming Soon! Our team is in the process of designing an DriveElectricTN (DET) Specialty License Plate…

76+ DriveElectricTN’s EV Leaders in Opportunity Area Working Groups: INFRASTRUCTURE, AWARENESS, POLICIES & PROGRAMS

The DriveElectricTN (DET) team looks back at 2020 with a mixture of awe and excitement! We recognize that the COVID-19 global pandemic rocked each and everyone one of us out of our "normal" lives where we quickly learned how to adapt to…

Tennessee Strong: Four DET EV Statewide “Driving EV Leadership” Educational Conferences Planned for 2021

(L:R) Virginia Salazar Buda, DriveElectricTN (DET) Coordinator, Jan Compton, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Regional Director of External Affairs (Johnson City Field Office) and TDEC Commissioner David Salyers, P.E.  One…
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Young and Hopeful: A Q&A with 14-year-old Noah Mills

Noah Mills, a 14-year-old electric vehicle (EV) supporter, has a clear vision about the importance of EVs. So much so that he is already investing. Noah Mills is 14 years old and is rather fond of EVs as he is of his five animals including…
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 Tennessee with…

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

Libby Bittman is the Sales Director for ChargePoint, a leader in electric vehicle charging infrastructure technology. She is also a proud owner of an EV herself. Here, we ask her some questions about why she chose her EV and how it adds value…

Events

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Train the Trainer: How to Execute a Successful Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive

Learn the ins and outs of Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive events with statewide Subject Matter Experts! Register today! Free event.

Application Workshop for VW EMT Medium and Large Truck Grant Programs

TDEC will host an application workshop for its release of the Class 4-8 Truck funding via webinar at 9-11 am CT / 10 am-Noon ET on September 10, 2020. This workshop will be recorded and posted on the TDEC website for applicant reference.  Applicants…