Participant Recognition: MnDOT

MnDOT Deputy Commissioner attends a Recharge Event

2023 Participant Milestones Spotlight: Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Journey In the spotlight for their remarkable achievements throughout 2023, our participant the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) stands as a model of progress in the area of environmental sustainability. This year, MnDOT has not only expanded its fleet by adding 5-10 electric vehicles (EVs) but also […]

Not Just Cars: Fleets at AltWheels

Clean Fuel Truck at Alt Wheels Event

As more EVs are hitting the roads, businesses are taking notice and capitalizing on their benefits. Fleet and heavy duty vehicle electrification is gaining traction across the country. Businesses are looking to save on fuel and maintenance costs while contributing toward improving air quality and other environmental benefits. Companies across diverse sectors that wish to […]

Not Just Cars: E-bikes, Scooters and RVs

Electrified options are appearing to fulfill just about every transportation need. Whether you’re taking a short trip around the city, hitting the trails by bike, or heading out on a longer vacation, you can find an electric option to take you there.  For those with shorter commutes who want to avoid traffic and city parking, […]

Not Just Cars: Solar Power + Microgrids

We do a lot of work with EVs with Recharge America, but the world of electrification keeps expanding all the time. We’re doing a series of blog posts to explore some of the non-car ways that electrified equipment can be incorporated into your daily life. The next in this series is below: solar-powered microgrids. See […]

Not Just Cars: Lawn Equipment

We do a lot of work with EVs with Recharge America, but the world of electrification keeps expanding all the time. We’re doing a series of blog posts to explore some of the non-car ways that electrified equipment can be incorporated into your daily life. The first in this series is below: lawn equipment. How […]

ElectriFUN Faribault: Not Your Average EVent!

Despite threatening weather in the morning, approximately 150 people turned out at Trystar in Faribault, MN, to experience EVs and energy solutions of all kinds! Trystar’s newly-expanded facility manufactures wires, conduit and other electrical components for the mass distribution of electricity. They incorporated a large solar array into the additional space, allowing them to operate […]

Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA) Hosts the Mass Black Expo

Runs October 6-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center One of our core values at Recharge America is that people of all backgrounds should have access to the innovations and emerging technologies that make the world more sustainable and more livable. BECMA is one of our newest Participants in Massachusetts, and they’re already a […]

Volvo’s New Solutions Ease the Transition to Electric for Trucking Fleets

At Recharge America we like to reflect on the many benefits that accrue when we begin to electrify major areas of the economy. This week we’re celebrating a recent announcement from Volvo that puts those benefits on full display. Volvo has debuted a program to make fleet conversions to electric a smooth transition for their […]

Energy City Indeed: Recharge Elk River

Around 250 attendees from Elk River and the surrounding area came out on August 5 to test out EVs and e-bikes! The event at the Furniture and Things Community Event Center took place on one of the best weather days in awhile, offering perfect conditions for family fun. The steering committee — which included the […]

American Lung Association Report Confirms the Health Benefits of EVs

A newly-released report from the American Lung Association (ALA) confirms that switching to electric vehicles (EVs) will have a significant impact on air quality. The finding seems unsurprising at first glance — of course fewer emissions will mean better air quality — but the scale of the improvement and what it means for public health […]

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