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Katelyn Bocklund

February 6, 2018

New Electric Vehicles to Watch for in 2018

The buzz around electric vehicles continues to grow as new models begin to enter the market in 2018. While the Chevy Bolt has been available for several…

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January 19, 2018

Close-up of DC Fast Chargers in Minnesota

Electric vehicle (EV) drivers who want to drive beyond the range of their car are on the lookout for fast-charging stations that, just like a gas station…

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November 1, 2017

Making Your City “EV Ready”

This post was originally published on Great Plains Institute’s website Electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining traction among consumers, governments, and automakers as battery prices fall and the…

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October 2, 2017

Plug into Minnesota and Electrify your Next Road Trip up North

Autumn is quickly underway in Minnesota, which means it’s the perfect time to head north and witness the spectacular fall colors along the North Shore of Lake…

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September 27, 2017

A Look Back at Drive Electric Week in Minnesota

Another successful week of National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) events in Minnesota wrapped up on September 17. As a partnership of Minnesota electric vehicle (EV) champions, Drive…

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August 28, 2017

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

Based on our analysis, we’ve shown that while coal makes up most of the grid’s electricity sources in Minnesota, plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) result in about 50%…

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July 25, 2017

First Electric School Bus Comes to Minnesota

Great River Energy (GRE), a partner of Drive Electric Minnesota, just wrapped up its tour of the first electric school bus in Minnesota (and even the Midwest).…

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May 5, 2017

Electrifying Workplaces through Ride and Drives

Drive Electric Minnesota hosted two workplace Ride and Drive events in April at Uponor and Andersen Corporation. The events provided an opportunity for employees to participate in…

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April 25, 2017

Rundown on the Recently Released Volkswagen National ZEV Plan

Earlier this month, Volkswagen released its National Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Plan to the public. Under Appendix C of the Volkswagen Settlement, it outlines the first cycle…

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April 20, 2017

The Lowdown on the Federal EV Tax Credit

Earlier this week, Minnesotans who purchased a plug-in electric vehicle during 2016 were able to apply to receive a tax credit of up to $7,500 through the…

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