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Living and Driving on Sunshine

We purchased a low-mileage used electric vehicle for our family in 2017. After Hurricane Irma, we added a rooftop solar system that powers our home and our car. We couldn't be happier…

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National Drive Electric Week 2020 Is Coming Soon!

National Drive Electric Week is coming soon! This year it is celebrated from September 26-October 4, 2020. The event has come a long way since its inception in 2011 as “Drive Electric…

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EVs Are Here, Plug In Now: Emissions Smoke and Mirrors

This blog post is the second in a new series by SACE volunteer Dave Erb intended to dispel some of the mis- and disinformation which dominate the public discourse about electric vehicles…

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VW settlement funds spark string of North Carolina electrification projects

This blog was written by Michelle Allen, Political Affairs Program Coordinator for the Environmental Defense Fund. It originally appeared on the EDF blog, Energy Exchange, on July 30, 2020 and is reprinted…

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Knoxville Climate Council Transportation Meeting focuses on equity, presents solutions

On July 14, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council convened for its second meeting to discuss transportation-related strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The purpose of the Climate Council is to develop a plan…

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North Carolina Joins the Largest-Ever State Partnership to Slash Vehicle Pollution

This week, fifteen states plus DC have committed to achieving 100% tailpipe pollution-free electric trucks and buses by 2050. These states account for 35% of the nations' medium and heavy-duty fleets, making…

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EVs Are Here, Plug In Now: Elmer and Other FUD

This blog post is the first in a new series by SACE Volunteer Dave Erb intended to dispel some of the mis- and disinformation which dominate the public discourse about electric vehicles…

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Electric Vehicles Will Kick Gas

As the world reels from the public health impacts of the pandemic and economic uncertainty looms large, stories about an impending electric vehicle market crash provide click-bait, little more. It is no…

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Driving on Sunshine in a Time of Social Distancing

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Driving on Sunshine campaign and Electrify the South have paused in-person events out of an abundance of caution, but we’ve been searching for ways to…

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs Essential State Infrastructure Bill Into Law

This past week Florida Governor DeSantis signed the Essential State Infrastructure Bill into law. This landmark EV Roadmap legislation will create a master plan for DC fast-charging infrastructure along the interstate corridor…