Along Those Lines: EV Uptake in Rural America

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Electric vehicle sales are skyrocketing in the U.S. as Americans begin to embrace these highly efficient, fun-to-drive machines and more and more car manufacturers commit to releasing all-electric models.

This episode is sponsored by the 2022 NRECA PowerXchange and TechAdvantage® Experience.

But the popularity of EVs has largely been centered on urban and suburban areas, and enthusiasm has been slower to catch on in rural America. What are the reasons for this dynamic, and what are electric cooperatives doing about it? Hear from NRECA’s Brian Sloboda as well as Wendy Youngren, chief operating officer of WH Holding, a subsidiary of Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association in Minnesota.

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