Making your city "EV ready"

As cities look to capitalize on the opportunity that electric vehicles (EVs) can bring, they also must lay the groundwork for their communities to become ‘EV ready’.

Utilities, companies, and local governments discuss opportunities for collaboration on EVs in Minnesota

Additional voices broaden the conversation on how to increase EV adoption.

Plug into Minnesota and electrify your next road trip up North

New EV chargers create an electric highway for drivers in the state.

A look back at Drive Electric Week in Minnesota

The events provided engaging ways for people to experience EVs and learn about their many benefits.

Renewable Charging Options in Minnesota for Your Plug-in Electric Vehicle

Charging options enable Minnesota PEV drivers to achieve greater emission reductions.

The Midwest's First Electric School Bus is Coming to Minnesota

The new pilot will offer a perfect test of how electric buses perform in a cold climate.

Analysis: Electric Vehicles Provide Even Greater GHG Reductions in 2017 and Beyond for the Upper Midwest

An update to GPI's 2016 analysis that shows increasing GHG reductions provided by electric vehicles.

Analysis: Electric Vehicles Pay Their Fair Share in State Taxes

Recent tax policy analysis by the Great Plains Institute (GPI) for Drive Electric MN found that electric cars pay just as much or more taxes as comparable gasoline vehicles.

What New Models from Chevy and Tesla Mean for the Future of EVs

Developments in EVs present exciting opportunities for consumers.

Making Lemonade from VW's Diesel Emissions Lawsuit

A lawsuit over diesel engines may end up being a catalytic event in moving towards a much lower emission transportation system.

Turning a New Leaf at National Drive Electric Week

Drive Electric MN and our new orange Leaf cover a lot of ground during National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Comes to You

This year Drive Electric MN will be coming to community events all over the Minnesota.

Tennant Co. Experiences the Power of Electric Vehicles!

Annual employee expo features an electric vehicle ride and drive.

Electric Vehicles are Coming, and Minnesota Needs to Get Ready

An opportunity to move forward with broadly supported energy policy.

Electric Vehicles Provide Large GHG Reductions in Minnesota

GPI draws on the GREET Lifecycle Model to analyze carbon intensity of EVs.

The 5 Things You Need to Know to Increase Electric Vehicle Sales 10X

Community promotion leads to huge boost in EV sales.

Minnesota’s Battery Electric Vehicle Sales Beat the Odds in 2015

Sales rose significantly despite a challenging environment.

National Drive Electric Week Kick-off a HUGE Success

Drive Electric Minnesota opens eyes about emissions-free transportation.

Visit us at the Great Minnesota Get Together's Eco Experience!

State fair offers fun learning experiences and opportunities to talk with local experts about clean energy resources.

A Win-Win for Electric Vehicles: Zero Emission Charging Challenge

New interactive map helps electric vehicle owners in Minnesota connect with zero emission charging stations and meet the Zero Emission Charging Challenge.

Update: MN Plug-in Vehicle Rebate Program Advances

A bill to create a new state rebate program for plug-in vehicles continues to advance in the Minnesota legislature. The bill has passed the house floor, and is entering the conference committee process.

Bills in play would help electrify Minnesota's transportation system

Legislation will make it easier to benefit from the increasing variety of plug-in electric vehicles.