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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.

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Supportive Public Policies will Drive North Carolina's Electric Vehicle Market (Part 2)

The EV market is at an inflection point. Now is the moment to implement supportive public policies to get more electric cars, trucks, and buses on the road to reduce climate emissions,…

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Will North Carolina Lead the Southeast in Transportation Electrification? (Part 1)

North Carolina has electric vehicle momentum. Governor Roy Cooper's Executive Order 80 committed N.C. to address climate change and transition to a clean energy economy. State agencies have written electric transportation plans.…

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2020 Electric Transportation Review: Highlights and Winners from the Southeast

2020 saw a number of electric transportation economic development highlights across the Southeast, producing some winning utility engagements and state actions.

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New Florida Power & Light EV Pilot Tariff Passed to Support DC Fast-Charging

The Florida Public Service Commission approved a Florida Power & Light proposal that intends to bolster private sector deployment of electric vehicle fast chargers.

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Duke Energy’s Electric Transportation Pilot Gets Green Light in NC

The North Carolina Utilities Commission approved a scaled-back version of Duke Energy’s $76 million Electric Transportation Pilot proposal. The Commission signaled its willingness to consider a second pilot proposal after Duke establishes…