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Amped: The Benefits and Basics of Driving Electric Vehicles – Webinar series

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on September 29, 2020 at 11:00am

One event on September 30, 2020 at 11:00am

One event on October 1, 2020 at 11:00am


Join us for this free webinar series on the benefits and basics of driving electric in Pennsylvania. Our broad range of speakers, including both experts and new converts, will answer your questions, share their knowledge and experiences, and get you as close to driving electric as virtually possible!

Monday, September 28, 11:00 am – noon:
Driving Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Local Governments

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.

Speakers: Rebecca Kiernan, City of Pittsburgh; Joanne Tosti-Vasey and Don Holderman, Bellefonte Borough; Joe Green, Borough of Lansdale

Tuesday, September 29, 11:00 am – noon:
Driving Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Businesses

Why would a private business be interested in using electric vehicles? What difference can businesses make in accelerating electric vehicle growth? Learn about the electric vehicle experiences of private businesses in Pennsylvania, get a brief overview of electric vehicles, and find out about incentives available to businesses in the state. Questions welcome.

Speakers: David Landis, EPIC Metals, Rankin, PA; Steven Moelk, IKEA, Conshohocken, PA; Matt Austin, OBX Property Management LLC, Tunkhannock, PA

Wednesday, September 30, 11:00 am – noon (live)
Thursday, October 1, 6:00 – 7:00 pm (recording with live host and chat):
Driving Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Pennsylvania Residents

Whether you’re curious about electric vehicles, thinking about buying one, or already own one, join us for this informative webinar to learn more about driving an electric vehicle in Pennsylvania.

Hosts: Colton Brown, DEP, and Ngani Ndimbie, PennDOT
Special Guest Speaker: DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell
Speakers: Electric vehicle experts and fans from 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

Thursday, October 1, 1:00 – 2:00 pm:
Transitioning to Electric Vehicles: The Benefits and Basics for Fleet Managers

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.

Speakers: Taki Darakos, PITT OHIO Company, Pittsburgh; Kevin Sheehy and Matthew Sloan, University of Pittsburgh

Webinar series 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.


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