Workshops

Is NOW the time for electric cars?

Plug In America Policy Specialist Peter O’Connor moderates this cutting-edge panel discussion with clean transportation experts from throughout the region: Dave Roberts (Vermont Energy Investment Corp), Adam Ruder (NY State Energy Research & Development Authority), and Dan Gatti (Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs)

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Videos

EV Batteries: An Overview of the Impacts and Solutions

With the potential for tremendous reductions in emissions of CO2, greenhouse gases, and conventional pollutants, EVs are clean, quiet, and efficient. But what about the batteries? Is their manufacture and end-of-life treatment a significant concern, and what is being done?
Plug In America encourages an open and honest discussion of concerns as Policy Specialist Peter O’Connor moderates this discussion with Hanjiro Ambrose (Univ. of CA Davis & Union of Concerned Scientists), Jennifer Krill (President of the Board of Plug In America & Exec. Dir. of Earthworks) and Ron Freund (Plug In America Board Member)
Click here to read answers to questions asked during the webinar
Slides available:
Extending EV’s battery life
Mining metals for batteries
Reuse and recycling of EV batteries

SOURCE: Plug In America Webinar; Aug. 18, 2020
Drive Electric VT
Race Cars: Electricity vs. Gasoline
David Borton — Solar Sal Boats

Connections

General Information
Electrify NY – EV Municipal Toolkit
Plug In America – EV Support Program
Plug In America – Links & Resources
US Department of Energy – Electric Vehicles
US Department of Energy – EV Charging Station Map
US Department of Transportation – The Car of the Future

Local Information
Drive Electric Vermont
Drive Green – Massachusetts
Drive Green – Nat Grid
MOR-EV Massachusetts Rebates
NYSERDA Electric Vehicles
Solar Powered Boats

SolarFest Contacts: Sponsors, Speakers, Exhibitors

Plug In America — Peter O’Connor; poconnor@pluginamerica.org
Sustainable Energy Systems — David Borton; bortond@susensys.hudmo.org