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Governor Cooper’s Executive Order Commits NC to Address Climate Change and Build an Equitable Clean Energy and Clean Transportation Economy

Today, January 7, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Executive Order 246, reflecting the energy and transportation leadership we at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and other advocates have called…

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In 2021, Electric Transportation in the Southeast Took Off

2021 may prove to be the year when the electric vehicle market hit an inflection point, taking off nationally and in the historically lagging Southeast.

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Florida's Electric Vehicle Market is Ready for Lift Off

Policymakers need to capitalize on Florida’s EV potential: upward trending market indicators, a robust EV Master Plan, and $30.7 billion in upcoming federal electric vehicle (EV) eligible funding.   

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Electrifying Transportation Could Bring $7.9 Billion To Georgia's Economy While Slashing Emissions

By leading the transition to electric cars, trucks, and buses, Georgia can spur economic growth, save money, and create jobs — all while reducing carbon emissions to benefit the climate.

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Florida Prepares to Accelerate Electric Vehicles

Over the past year, the Florida Department of Transportation engaged electric vehicle (EV) stakeholders to develop Florida's EV Master Plan. The plan isn't perfect, but it is a critical step towards accelerating…

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The Southeast is Gaining Ground in the Push to Electrify Transportation

The Southeast has secured significant electric vehicle (EV) investment over the past year, added additional jobs, increased EV sales and charger deployment, and ramped up utility engagement and state funding.

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Electric Vehicles Could Add $47 Billion Annually to Southeast Economy

Because most electricity is generated locally, shifting to electric transportation will save consumers money at the plug and keep more of their transportation fuel dollars recirculating through local economies.

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Federal Electric Vehicle Ambitions Could Be a Boon for the Southeast

Achieving the Biden administration's aggressive electric vehicle goals could unlock additional investment and job growth to the auto manufacturing-rich Southeast.

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Knoxville Transit is Electrifying

The City of Knoxville secures a grant for additional electric transit buses, bring the total of electric buses on the way to 18.

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Utilities Can Help North Carolina's Electric Vehicle Market Catch Up (Part 3)

As electric vehicles increasingly displace gas and diesel vehicles, the energy that fuels transportation shifts from petroleum to electricity. North Carolina utilities have accelerated transportation electrification investments to spur EV market growth.