CHARGE! Updates and opportunities for EV charging equipment

May 17 | 10-11 a.m.


GreenStep Cities
Event Description

With the EV industry continuously expanding, but prices for charging equipment higher than ever, many are wondering how to balance the well-being of their community with the growing call for EV charging. Enter the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Volkswagen Settlement funds and the Direct Pay program through the Inflation Reduction Act.

ZEF Energy, a Minneapolis-based EV charging solutions provider, in partnership with MN GreenStep will outline what these programs are and how any business, community, or Tribal nation interested in EV charging can take advantage of the financial assistance provided through these programs.

  • 10:00: Welcome & Introduction -  Kristin Mroz 
  • 10:05-10:20 - Will Tuchtenhagen and Megan Hoye, ZEF Energy
    • Industry trends on EV charging 
    • MPCA VW Settlement updates and opportunities 
  • 10:20-10:30 -  Peter Lindstrom, CERTs  
    • Direct Pay funding options 
  • 10:30-10:45 - Jasper Schneider (NMPA) & Cassie Heide (City of Fosston)
    • Installing MPCA chargers and Fosston’s experience with the charger so far.
  • 10:45-10:55 - Q&A
  • 11:00 - conclusion

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