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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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New Incentive to Promote Electric Vehicles in Minnesota

Starting November 1, 2019, residents who purchase or lease a new or used EV will receive a one-time credit of up to $250 for MnPASS, allowing them to drive in the express lane when traffic is heavy.
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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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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.

 

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October 3, 2019

EV Registrations in MN

Drive Electric MN and the Great Plains Institute work with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency…

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October 11, 2019

Case Study: Electric Vehicle Outreach Through Community—Events in Fridley, Minnesota

During the 2040 comprehensive planning process, the City of Fridley began exploring ways to reduce…

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Upcoming Event

Telsa Nighttime Ride & Drive + Rochester EV Meetup

November 19th 6:00pm
Pasquale's Neighborhood Pizzeria
130 5th Street Southwest, Rochester, Minnesota 55902

Join Rochester Electric Vehicles for an opportunity to get behind the wheel of a Tesla Model 3 or Model X for a test drive or ride-along on Tuesday, November 19th from 6-8 pm at Pasquale’s Neighborhood Pizzeria. Rochester Electric Vehicles will bring you the EV experience year-round with Rochester’s first…

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