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  • 16 Nov 2017 3:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Atlanta residents: Let your City Council Person know that you support the proposed "EV Ready" regulations for new construction in the city of Atlanta. New construction would be required to include a few low cost extras that are easy to add while you're building your home, but become expensive to retrofit later. It adds value with low cost and you will be ready for an EV next time. The vote is this Monday, November 20. More information at: https://www.electrifythesouth.org/ev-policy.

  • 23 Feb 2016 10:08 AM | Anonymous member

    The EV landscape is changing quickly and as a consequence, earlier information can become outdated and misleading just as quickly.  This requires us to be a more educated consumer with the latest facts.  The Union of Concerned Scientists have recently released a comprehensive study comparing the cradle to grave emissions of EV and ICE cars.  A recommended read to stay current.  Here are the links.

    Full report

    Executive summary

    FAQ

    Video

  • 14 May 2015 9:18 AM | Anonymous member

    As you might have heard, the $5000 Georgia EV tax credit is no longer.  You must take possession of your new EV  by June 30, 2015 into order to qualify for the credit.  If you are unsure about getting an EV or want to know your options in getting another one, a great one-stop resource is www.electrifyatlanta.com.  It has tons of objective information about the types of EVs out there for sell, how to get the tax credit, how and where to charge your EV, what to expect and even solar power information!  It's great for both first time and experienced EV owners.  This website is independently developed and maintained by one of our members Chris Campbell. Because information about EVs are changing rapidly, Chris has done a great job of keeping the information on his website current and up-to-date.  So if you are on the fence about getting an EV, now is the time to get educated and purchase one!

  • 19 Feb 2015 9:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This petition will be hand delivered to those Georgia legislators that must be aware of this grassroot effort. Join here 

  • 03 Feb 2015 11:52 PM | Anonymous member

    For those who live in Georgia, as you know the EV tax credit is again under attack at the Georgia General Assembly and we want to show broad support to our legislators in various ways. I'm collecting suggestions and posting things we can do to help. 

    1. The HB 122 or the Transportation Bill, not only adds $200 to the annual Tag fee for EVs and PHEVs but it also eliminates the ZEV Credit or the $5,000.  HB 220 just got published and we need your help to support it!!! Currently HB 122 is trying to kill the Tax Credit and HB 220 is trying change it with the following highlights:
    Reduce the 20% allowance credit to 10% and with the $3,000 maximum. Expand the credit to include both BEV and PHEV vehicles with 10 kWh+ battery packs. Allow a smaller credit between 4 & 10 kWh for up to 10%/$2,000.
    Reduce the credit in 2018. Eliminate the credit in 2020
    Please click this link to a spreadsheet and find your representative and give them a call!!! The talking points are in the spreadsheet.

    2. (From the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Union of Concerned Scientists)  Consider joining a sign on letter in support of electric vehicles. This link describes the qualifications for sign on and the letter.



  • 26 Jan 2015 11:19 PM | Anonymous member
    From Georgia Power's website -

    Georgia Power has launched its Electric Transportation Pilot Program to promote the use of electric vehicles (EVs) throughout our state.

    The program offers rebates, education and services – including special rates and charging options – to help our residential and business customers save money, save energy and help protect the environment.

    Explore our website, and return often for frequent updates, including information on rebates for the installation of qualifying charging stations, charging locations in your area.

  • 26 Sep 2014 3:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Many EV Drivers have already felt the disappointment of needing to charge at a public station and finding it already occupied. You may find an EV that is already charged, but the owner has not returned to move it. Please take a look at our Charging Etiquette suggestions. If we all use them, we can make the most out of the charging stations available. And if you find that someone has been less than considerate, leave a flyer on their windshield instead of an angry note. The flyer is designed to print two to a page so you can spread the word while saving paper.

    EV Charging Etiquette PDF

  • 18 Sep 2014 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    25 Free registrations wins the club a free L2 charger to donate to a local business. Contribute to EV awareness and infrastructure, register as a race participant for free and type EV Club of the South as your company at http://e-mazingrace.com/

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