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The State of Electric Vehicles in North Dakota

DriveElectricND is proud to release the 2020 State of Electric Vehicles in North Dakota report as DEND turns two years old this month. From a concept...

WATT’s UP News Blog

(Oct 1, 2020) More Level 3 DC Fast Chargers energized in North Dakota. Story from KVRR about Fargo chargers. There are now six Level 3, DCFC, online i...

WATT’s Up – News Blog Sep 2020

(Sep 2020) North Dakota’s first non-Tesla fast charger goes online in Minot. Story from KX Net Electric vehicle sales slowed by coronavirus pandemic...

The Land of Superchargers and Grandpa

Aug 10, 2020 (by Steve Van Dyke) – The first week of August was the first time in about six months that I’ve driven “Watts,” the Tesla Mod...

WATT’s Up – News Blog

(July 2020) North Dakota’s Doosan Bobcat company is teaming up with Green Machine Equipment, Inc. of New York to produce an all-electric compact exc...

Are EVs the future or the present?

July 15, 2020 – (By Scott Meske) – One thing I’ve found is that WATTS, Lignite Energy Council’s Tesla X, draws a crowd everywhere we take ...

Towing with Tesla

June 25, 2020 – (by Jason Bohrer) Now that we are well into summer, I hitched up my boat to the Tesla and decided to see what would happen.  Ke...

DEND Infrastructure Survey Summary

DEND recently conducted an online survey of North Dakota to gauge current opinions about electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the state. Electr...