Drive Electric Maine

Drive Electric Maine Quarterly Meeting: September 29th, 3 - 4:30 pm


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Recording of DEM Meeting:

Recording can be viewed here. Password: R$=K!w7!

Maine Clean Communities Program Updates: 

  • Soon, all of I95 will be an EV Corridor 

  • Recap of Electric Trash Trucks Webinar on Sept 1st 

  • Recent electric school bus demos in Southern ME

  • Introduction of EMPOWER workplace charging project


Efficiency Maine Rural EV Updates

  • Announced Rural Level 2 Funding Opportunity 

  • Local governments, public libraries, businesses outside of Cumberland and York counties

  • Applications due Nov 17th

  • Very generous incentives...up to 100% of project costs

  • Maine's EV Charging network is growing 

  • Over 8,000 EVs in the state


CMP Electric School Bus Fleet Assessment Tool/L2 Make Ready

 Electric Transit Bus Updates with the Center for Transportation & the Environment 

  • Working with GPM and BSOOB

  • Focus is zero-emission transportation technologies 

  • Help with prototype development & demonstration, smart deployment, fleet transition, education and outreach

Marine Electrification with The Boat Yard

  • Chad and Nick from The Boat Yard/Shred Electric 

  • Working to wean aquaculture off of fossil fuels through the use of electric work boats & tenders, batteries on the water rather than generators, and improving harvest efficiency 


Drive Electric Maine is a coalition of public and private stakeholders whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles and the expansion of charging infrastructure throughout Maine. We meet quarterly to discuss EV infrastructure development with a focus on advocacy. Sign up below to join!

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