DriveElectricTN releases multifamily electric vehicle charging infrastructure guide

Developers and property owners can save thousands of dollars per charger by making sites EV-ready during construction KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2023) – Drive Electric Tennessee (DET) released the “Multifamily Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Guide” to their website on September 13, 2023. The Multifamily Task Force within the DET Infrastructure

EMPOWER TN Workplace Charging launches assistance program for employers

East Tennessee Clean Fuels and industry partners kick off Equitable Mobility Powering Opportunities for Workplace Electrification Readiness (EMPOWER), Tennessee’s first and only equity-focused workplace charging program. According to McKinsey & Company, electric vehicle (EV) sales in the United States have grown 40% since 2016. It’s more affordable than ever to

Now Hiring: DriveElectricTN Director

Drive Electric Tennessee is currently looking to hire a Director for the program. Interested in leading a program focusing on increasing electric vehicle adoption across Tennessee? Check out the job description below, and apply today! Role Overview: As the DET Coordinator, your role will be multifaceted, primarily involving stakeholder management, project coordination for DET-related initiatives, and community outreach. You will work closely with vehicle

East Tennessee Clean Fuels awarded funding for DRIVE Electric USA expansion by Department of Energy

The East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) was recently awarded a $1.67 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Vehicle Technologies to fund an addition to the original DRIVE Electric USA (DEUSA) project. The extension is called DRIVE Electric USA 2 (or DEUSA2 for short). The overall

OPINION: Why Chattanooga should be the buckle on the battery belt

Written by: Tom Waters, Assistant Director of Startups for the University of South Florida Electric vehicles have reached a critical threshold.  While much has been written about the importance of federal subsidies, charging stations, and environmental benefits, EVs still only account for 10% of annual vehicle sales globally. The inconvenient

    Tennessee ‘Drive Electric’ Specialty license plate now available

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2023–Drive Electric Tennessee is excited to announce the release of its uniquely designed Tennessee specialty license plate created to promote electric vehicles across the state. Our team, in collaboration with our stakeholders, has created a new specialty license plate that allows its registrants to show their