Gabe Chan, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, seeks to connect research with public policy.
The state recently became the first in the nation to adopt a new national standard for connecting to the electric grid.
The state government’s progress on emissions stalled in 2018; officials cite a cold winter and hot summer.
Without programs encouraging drivers to charge overnight, utilities worry electric vehicles will strain the grid at peak times.
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency announced a major investment in outstate charging infrastructure.