If you would like to review previous presentation, a recorded copy of a rEV Up! Workshop can be found on the “Events” and “rEV Up!” pages of the Emerald Valley Electric Vehicle Association, EVEVA website at www.eveva.org. Also there are links to useful resources for those curious about or shopping for electric cars to aid in their exploration of electric vehicles.
EVEVA also has program where you can talk to local car owners about the particular vehicle you are looking at to ask questions about their experience, write to AskAnOwner@eveva.org.
EWEB, EPUD and Forth are cooperating to offer Electrifyze, a program which will provide an EV coach to answer questions and provide information as you shop for your own electric vehicle. https://www.electrifyze.com/lane_county
Here are links to resources mentioned during the worshop:
Cars that qualify for the federal tax credit: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/irc-30d-new-qualified-plug-in-electric-drive-motor-vehicle-credit
Oregon Clean Vehicle and Charge Ahead programs, including eligible vehicles and an income eligibility calculator for Charge Ahead: https://www.oregon.gov/deq/aq/programs/Pages/ZEV-Rebate.aspx
Total Cost of Ownership calculator from USDOE: https://afdc.energy.gov/calc/
Utility promotions and incentives:
Eugene Water & Electric Board – EV Information, incentives and promotions
Lane Electric Cooperative – EV Information, incentives and promotions
Emeralds People’s Utility District – EV Information, incentives and promotions
Springfield Utility Board
City of Ashland – EV Information, incentives and promotions
Central Lincoln People’s Utility District – EV Information, incentives and promotions
Bonus Link: There’s a fun and informative tool developed by MIT that lets you look at total vehicle ownership costs graphed against carbon emissions. https://www.carboncounter.com/