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Drive Electric Maine

Next Drive Electric Maine Quarterly Meeting: 
June 8th, 3 - 4:30 pm


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Recording of DEM Meeting:

The recording can be viewed here. Passcode: G+FvLe4x

Maine Clean Communities Program Updates: 

  • Maine Clean Communities is conducting outreach for the EMPOWER Workplace Charging project

Upcoming Events

  • Green Home and Energy Expo, April 1st

  • ClimateWorks Maine Conference, May 19th

  • Green Your Fleet - Alt-Fuel Vehicle Expo, June 9th

DERA Funding Updates

  • Lynne Cayting from Maine DEP is soliciting projects for the state DERA program

  • $1,000,000 available over a 2-year cycle

  • Prioritizing electrification projects supporting municipalities

  • Can't be used to add to a fleet, but funds can be used to replace existing diesel vehicles

  • Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis 

Efficiency Maine EV Rebate Updates

  • New guidebooks for “How to Charge Your EV at Home & Away” and “Installing Level 2 Electric Vehicle Chargers”

  • Installing Level 2 EV Chargers Webinar, April 3

  • New DCFC Station in Newport

  • 54 new projects for Level 2 chargers in rural areas were approved totaling $675,000 in Efficiency Maine incentives.

  • New incentives that will close on June 30th are available to rural areas in Cumberland and York Counties. The charging infrastructure must be open to the public 24/7.

  • Phase 5 DCFC RFP - Eligible locations (must be within one mile of Alternative Fuel Corridor): Augusta, Bangor, Rt. 1 Portland to Ellsworth


  • EV charging specializing in data-driven power management technology. Chargers are all manufactured in the United States.

  • EverCharge overcomes many industry challenges such as connectivity, infrastructure improvements and a scalable design and deployment model.

  • SmartPower Technology

    • Increases the number of charging outputs.

    • Scalable to meet growing demand.

    • Reduces total deployment costs.


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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