Plug-in NC Newsletter - February 2018

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Plug-in NC 2017 Annual Report
2017 was a great year for Plug-in NC and for electric transportation in North Carolina. There was a lot of enthusiasm surrounding new developments, and with the help of our members and ambassadors, we continued our commitment to making our state a leader in driving electric. We are excited to share some of our achievements of the past year with you in our annual report! Click here to read more.

Plug-in NC Hosts 7th Annual Summit
On December 7, 2017, Plug-in NC hosted its annual summit. The summit is a time of celebration, learning and progression. Individuals and organizations from across the state came together to discuss the landscape of electric vehicles in North Carolina and what we can do to further support driving electric. For the second year in a row, Plug-in NC awards were also handed out to four member organizations, an ambassador and a steering committee member. Read more about the summit by clicking here.

Charging Station Funding Opportunities
Electrify America: As part of Electrify America, multifamily and workplace locations in the Raleigh area can receive up to $100,000 to cover charging station installation and equipment. EV Connect will be installing and managing the stations. To start the application process, click here. 
Clean Fuel Advanced Technology Project: The NC Clean Energy Technology Center has announced a request for proposals for the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project. The project supports clean transportation activities in NC counties that do no meet National Ambient Air Quality Standards. Up to $1,455,000 in federal funding will be awarded to selected applicants. For more information, click here.
Tesla Charging Partner: Tesla is now offering J1772 and Tesla chargers for workplaces and multifamily dwellings, in addition to public destinations. Tesla helps with equipment and installation costs. For more information on their charging partner program, click here.

Workplace and Multifamily Charging Resources
In 2016, Plug-in NC led a large effort to create workplace and multifamily charging resources. Two working groups collaborated throughout the year to develop content and create handouts and guides that can assist with the charging station installation process. To view the resources for workplace charging, click here. To view the resources for multifamily charging, click here.

    Upcoming Events
 Member Highlight:
Randolph Electric Membership Corporation
“We see plug-in electric vehicle charging as an electrical load that will continue to grow in the future. We want to make sure we are able to manage the increased load to benefit the electric vehicle driver and the entire membership." - Michael Trent, Director of Innovative Energy Solutions

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