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 [...]
Job Title: Communications Assistant Location: 311 Conference Center Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996 Term(s): Summer/Fall Semester 2023 Salary/Rate: $18/hr @ 15-20 hrs/week (open to Full-Time during Summer) About Us: East Tennessee Clean Fuels’ (ETCleanFuels) mission is to increase the use of cleaner American fuels and [...]
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 [...]
As more businesses adopt electric vehicles (EVs) in their fleets or offer workplace charging for their employees, it's essential to consider the cost of running an EV charger. The cost of running an EV charger will depend on several factors, including the charger's power level, [...]
Congratulations on installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in your workplace! One important aspect of your EV charging station installation is making sure that it is easily accessible and visible to your employees. In this blog post, we'll discuss the importance of EV charging station [...]
What are the best ways for companies to educate their employees about newly installed workplace electric vehicle charging?
As more companies install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in their workplaces, it's important to ensure that employees are aware of the benefits of EVs and how to use the charging infrastructure. Without proper education, employees may be hesitant to switch to EVs or may [...]
Workplace charging has become a hot top of conversation, and many employers might ask: "How many EV chargers do we need?" Determining the right number of chargers for your workplace can depend on a few factors, including the size of your employee population, the amount [...]
When providing workplace EV charging to my employees, should I offer it for free or charge them a fee?
With the increasing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs), one of the key questions that arise during the installation process is whether to offer free EV charging or charge a fee to the employees. Let's discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both options to help you [...]
Why should my workplace trust their local Clean Cities Coalition to help them with installing workplace electric vehicle charging?
If your workplace is considering installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, you may be wondering how to ensure a smooth and successful installation process. One valuable resource that you can trust to guide you through the process is your local Clean Cities Coalition. Let's explore [...]
Installing electric vehicle (EV) chargers at the workplace is a great way to attract and retain employees who drive electric cars. However, it's important to choose the right location for your workplace EV chargers. Here are some factors to consider when deciding where to install [...]
As electric vehicles (EVs) become more prevalent, the need for charging stations continues to grow. There are two main types of EV charging stations: "networked" and "non-networked." Here are the differences between the two types of charging stations and their respective benefits. Networked Charging Stations [...]
Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are an essential component of any workplace EV program. They provide employees with a convenient and reliable way to charge their EVs while at work, which can encourage the adoption of EVs and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, just [...]
Why should a workplace install electric vehicle charging for their employees? Can’t people just charge their electric vehicles at home?
Some employers may question the need for workplace charging, asking: "Can't people just charge their electric vehicles at home?" Workplace charging can actually be beneficial to both employees and employers. Let's explore how. Convenience for Employees One of the main reasons for installing workplace EV [...]
Workplace charging is a great option for property owners who want to attract EV drivers and provide an added benefit to their tenants. By installing workplace charging, you can show your commitment to sustainability and make it easier for tenants to commute in their EVs. [...]
When it comes to workplace charging, there are two main types of EV chargers: Level 1 and Level 2. Let's explore the differences between these two types of chargers and discuss which one is better suited for workplace charging. Level 1 EV Chargers Level 1 [...]
Some may wonder if EV workplace charging installation will strain the energy grid and cause power outages or other issues. Let's explore the question: Is my new workplace EV charging installation going to overburden our energy grid? In short, the answer is no. If it [...]
As many businesses are installing workplace charging stations to support their employees' transition to EVs, this article will explore five ways that installing workplace charging benefits an employer. 1. Attract and Retain Employees By providing EV charging stations at the workplace, employers can attract and [...]
Sustainability has become a top priority for many companies, and one way to promote sustainability is by installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the workplace. Here are some about how installing workplace EV charging can benefit a workplace's sustainability goals. Reduced Carbon Footprint One [...]
Installing workplace EV charging stations when you don't own the building where you work is possible with the right approach.
As electric vehicles (EVs) become more mainstream, workplace EV charging is becoming increasingly popular. Providing employees with access to charging infrastructure is not only beneficial for them, but it can also positively impact the surrounding community. Here are some ways that workplace EV charging can [...]