With the help of guest experts, Minnesotans sharing their experiences, and Fresh Energy staff, we have been exploring what transitioning from gas to electric means at a practical level.
Fresh Energy Statement: White House Electric Vehicle Executive Order promising shift, proposed federal tailpipe emissions standards to align with Clean Cars Minnesota
Today, the Biden-Harris Administration will announce an unprecedented goal for half of all passenger vehicles sold by 2030 to be battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell-powered. The administration also proposed an update to federal tailpipe emissions standards alongside this news.
What’s up with electric vehicles and batteries?
Electric vehicle batteries, both their materials and production, are being vigorously debated and analyzed by news media and lawmakers alike. To make sense of it all, we decided to wade in and pull out what you need to know.
Aug. 26 – Sept. 6 | Electric Vehicles at the State Fair
Enjoy the “Eco Experience” at the Minnesota State Fair this year, where you can ask Minnesota EV owners all your burning questions about EVs.
September 9 | Plug It In: An Electric Vehicle Event
Join Shift2Elecftric and the Wayzata Energy and Environment Committee for an exciting, in-person and socially distanced electric vehicle event.
Taking stock of meaningful progress at the Minnesota Legislature
In spite of a split-control legislature, 2021 has been an incredibly impactful year for energy at the State Capitol with significant investments in solar energy, policy support for a just and equitable transition, innovative decarbonization strategies, and more.