News and Blogs

WATT’s Up News Blog – May 2021

(May 1, 2021) Electric “Bird Scooters” take to the streets in Bismarck The California company was able to get an ordinance change at the City Comm...

WATT’s UP – EV News April 2021

(April 1, 2021) Quick State Legislative Update: House Bill 1464, which included a 3-cent motor fuel tax increase and significant electric vehicle regi...

WATT’s UP News Blog – March 2021

(March 1, 2021) A bill to raise gas tax in North Dakota also tags electric vehicles with an additional registration fees of $80, bringing the total to...

WATTs UP News Blog

(Dec 30, 2020) Dickinson and Williston latest North Dakota cities to join the DC Fast Charging game as two more charging hubs come online. Bismarck Tr...

WATTs Up News Blog

(Nov 30, 2020) Ford Motor Company is betting big on electric fleets and affordable EVs Full story here. Not considering an electric automobile? How ab...

DEND provides input for NDDOT report

Following the 2019 North Dakota Legislative Session, the Interim Agriculture & Transportation Committee charged the North Dakota Department of Tra...

Minneapolis Road Trip, Take Two

By Jason Bohrer (Oct 30, 2020) Last year I wrote about a road trip my wife and I took to Minneapolis to see Garth Brooks in concert. Because of chargi...

WATT’s UP EV News

(Oct 30, 2020) Minnkota Power Cooperative touts their role in five new EV charging stations in their service territory. Full story here. Think the ele...