State regulators are praised for the proactive step, but some warn electric vehicles won’t be a panacea for transportation.
A suburban Minneapolis dealer is still seeing self-motivated customers, but it’s harder to reach unacquainted drivers.
State regulatory staff recently recommended that utilities offer discounts for charging vehicles during off-peak hours.
The Triad school district, just outside the St. Louis suburbs, hopes to replace half of its diesel fleet over 15 years.
The state has committed to deploying 125,000 to 150,000 electric vehicles by 2025, but progress this year will be tough.