​​PlugInConnect

This page contains links to additional Plug-in Vehicle information resources.



Basic info
PEV Handbook for Consumers (DOE)
http://www.afdc.energy.gov/pdfs/51226.pdf
Charging standards (DOE)
http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/vehicles/electric_charging_equipment.html 

Plug-in Vehicles:
PluginCars 
http://www.plugincars.com/cars 
DOE vehicle search
www.afdc.energy.gov/vehicles/search/ 

Sales numbers
Inside EVs monthly scorecard

http://insideevs.com/monthly-plug-in-sales-scorecard

Organizations promoting plug-in vehicle technology
Department of Energy
http://energy.gov/eere/vehicles/vehicle-technologies-office-plug-electric-vehicles-and-batteries 
Clean Cities Coalitions http://www1.eere.energy.gov/cleancities/ 
Plug In America     www.pluginamerica.org 
Electrification Coalition                 www.electrificationcoalition.org
Electric Drive Transportation Associationwww.goelectricdrive.com
Drive Electric Minnesota               www.driveelectricmn.org 
MN PEV Owners                  www.pluginconnect.com/mnpevowners.html

User experiences
News stories on MNPEVOC webpage MN PEV Ownerswww.pluginconnect.com/mnpevowners.html

Public charging stations
DOE Charging station locator 
http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/electricity_locations.html
Plugshare www.plugshare.com

Workplace charging
www.workplacecharging.com 

Apartment building and condominium charging 
www.multihousingcharging.com  

Renewable energy and Plug in vehicles
Solar Charged Driving           http://solarchargeddriving.com/ 
EV+PV calculator                 http://mnrenewables.org/EVplusPV 

Incentives, laws and legislation
US Department of Energy    
www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/laws

Environmental effects
​Union of Concerned Scientist research
www.ucsusa.org/clean-vehicles/electric-vehicles
Measuring the Electric Vehicle's Environmental Footprint

http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/88/i33/8833news6.html?

Battery second life and recycling
Article on battery second life
http://www.energystoragejournal.com/second-life/ 
Retriev Technologieshttp://retrievtech.com/ 
Umicore      www.batteryrecycling.umicore.com

Electric bicycles, scooters and motorcycles:
Electric motorcycles and scooters 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_motorcycles_and_scooters 
Electric bicycleshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_bicycles 

More information: 
PluginCars guides     http://www.plugincars.com/guides.html