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Public News Service: Report: Shift to Electric Vehicles an Economic Boon for Virginia

Posted by Diane Bernard on Jun 16, 2021

Public News Service summarized potential effects of electric vehicle investment in Virginia, citing AEE's market report and comments from Ryan Gallentine. Read snippets below and the full article here. Read coverage on this story from Augusta Free Press here

As negotiations in Congress continue on a federal infrastructure package, a report out today predicts the American Jobs Plan's proposed $274 billion investment to support electric vehicles would boost the nation's economy and create millions of jobs.

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Topics: Virginia, AEE In The News

Public News Service: To Some, VA Gas Shortage Spotlights Need for Electric Vehicles

Posted by Diane Bernard on May 14, 2021

Public News Service detailed the state’s growing need for electric vehicles, quoting Virginia AEE’s Harry Godfrey on the benefits for Virginians. Read snippets below and the full story here

RICHMOND, Va. - As gas stations in Virginia wait for refueling after the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, advocates of electric vehicles say the gas shortage highlights the need to diversify America's energy system.

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Topics: AEE In The News

Public News Service: Four Pivotal Electric-Vehicle Bills Advance to Virginia Senate

Posted by Diane Bernard on Feb 10, 2021

Public News Service examined four bills moving through the Virginia General Assembly, quoting AEE’s Harry Godfrey on Virginia’s need for expanded electric vehicle markets. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Following Virginia's landmark passage of the Clean Economy Act last year, four bills advancing to the state Senate would help make the Commonwealth more environmentally friendly by electrifying its transportation sector.

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Topics: AEE In The News