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Amped 2021: How State Government Is Supporting More Electric Vehicle Use in Pennsylvania

2021 is on track to be another record year for electric vehicle registrations in Pennsylvania. Join us for a live webinar by DEP and PennDOT on what state government is doing to support the transition to these zero-emission vehicles. You'll also get a few basics on electric vehicles and charging, and learn about a rebate program and other options that can help Pennsylvania drivers choose electric.

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  • Date: Monday, September 27th, 2021
  • Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
  • Host: Deb Klenotic, DEP
  • Special Guest Speakers: DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell and PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian
  • Speakers: Colton Brown, DEP, and Natasha Fackler, PennDOT

Amped 2020

Driving Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Pennsylvania Residents

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Check out this informative webinar to learn more about driving an electric vehicle in Pennsylvania. You’ll learn about everything from charging speeds and locations to overcoming range anxiety and rebates available for electric vehicle purchases.

Hosts: Colton Brown, DEP, and Ngani Ndimbie, PennDOT
Special Guest Speaker: DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell
Speakers: Electric vehicle experts and fans from DEP, PennDOT, Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation, Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, Duquesne Light Company, PECO Energy Company, ChargePoint, Electrification Coalition, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, ChargEVC, Charge Forward LLC

Driving Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Local Governments

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This webinar is for local government leaders wondering why their office should switch to electric vehicles, how to make the transition, and how to encourage EV use in their communities.

Hosts: Colton Brown, DEP, and Ngani Ndimbie, PennDOT
Speakers: Rebecca Kiernan, City of Pittsburgh; Joanne Tosti-Vasey and Don Holderman, Bellefonte Borough; Joe Green, Borough of Lansdale

Driving Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Businesses

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Why would a private business be interested in using electric vehicles? Learn about the electric vehicle experiences of private businesses in Pennsylvania, get a brief overview of electric vehicles, and find out about incentives available.

Hosts: Colton Brown, DEP, and Ngani Ndimbie, PennDOT
Speakers: David Landis, EPIC Metals, Rankin, PA; Steven Moelk, IKEA, Conshohocken, PA; Dale Kitchnefsky, OBX Property Management LLC, Tunkhannock, PA

Transitioning to Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Fleet Managers

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Can electric vehicles keep up with the high demands of fleet operations? Are electric vehicles cost competitive with gasoline or diesel vehicles? Hear from fleet managers about their experiences operating electric vehicles. You’ll also get a brief introduction to electric vehicles in Pennsylvania and a summary of incentives available for fleets. 

Hosts: Colton Brown, DEP, and Ngani Ndimbie, PennDOT
Speakers: Taki Darakos, PITT OHIO Company, Pittsburgh; Kevin Sheehy and Matthew Sloan, University of Pittsburgh; Andy Krauss, Borough of Lansdale

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Frequently Asked Questions about Driving Electric Vehicles

Here are answers to the questions our webinar speakers and attendees discussed and other common questions about buying, charging, and driving electric vehicles in Pennsylvania.

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If you have any additional questions about electric vehicles, please watch a webinar recording above, or email Colton Brown at coltbrown@pa.gov. We are happy to answer your questions!

Sponsored by the Drive Electric Pennsylvania Coalition, with special thanks to DEP, PENNDOT, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation, and Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities.