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Drive Electric MN is your electric vehicle resource in Minnesota whether you’re learning about EVs for the first time, or have been driving one for years.
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Brought to you by Great River Energy and its 28 member-owner distribution cooperatives, Minnesota Power, and Otter Tail Power Company, you have a chance to win a week in a Tesla.

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Find a National Drive Electric Week Event Near You!

A nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles.

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New White Paper: EVs Could Transform the Grid with Unrealized Benefits in the Midcontinent

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Making Your City
"EV Ready"

As cities look to capitalize on the opportunity that EVs can bring, from lower maintenance costs for consumers to better air quality for residents, they also must lay the groundwork for their communities to become ‘EV ready’.
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Analysis: Electric Vehicles Pay Their Fair Share

Recent tax policy analysis by Drive Electric MN found that electric cars pay just as much or more taxes as comparable gasoline vehicles.
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EV Benefits & Savings

Plug-in electric vehicles can help increase energy security, improve fuel economy, lower fuel costs, and reduce emissions.

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Who We Are

We work to bring together all of the parts and players in the electric vehicle industry to accelerate the adoption of EVs in Minnesota.

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Charging Forward Together

In 2016 electric vehicles became mainstream. Tesla pre-sold 120,000 Model 3’s in 24 hours. That’s more than all of the EV’s sold in 2015. Auto manufacturers around the world have begun developing their own Electric Vehicles. Charging infrastructure is expanding throughout Minnesota and all around the country. Battery technology is constantly improving, making an electric vehicle a viable option for many of us.

Drive Electric MN is your electric vehicle resource in Minnesota whether you’re learning about EV’s for the first time, or have been driving one for years. The future of driving is electric, so join us as we charge forward together.

The Latest Happenings

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August 28, 2018

Minnesota Cities Charging Ahead Around Electric Vehicles

There has been a growing interest from cities in Minnesota to explore options for adding…

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July 30, 2018

Q&A with Tom Sagstetter, Elk River Municipal Utilities

Electric vehicles are scaling up in Minnesota, and municipal utilities like Elk River Municipal Utilities…

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