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Electrifying the Future: A Community Conversation About Electric Vehicles

Electrifying the Future: A Community Conversation About Electric Vehicles

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)

Description

Join us for a Community Conversation about Electric Vehicles. This will be a moderated panel discussion covering various aspects of electric vehicles, such as the benefits of EVs for the environment and public health, the current state and future of EV infrastructure in our community, financial incentives and government policies supporting EV adoption, and more.

Community Conversations are open to all alumni and community guests to attend. 




Panelists for this event:

  • Joe Gehrdes, Director, External Affairs, Huntsville Utilities
  • Thomas Nunez, City Planning, City of Huntsville
  • Jared Mitchem, Regional Vice President, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Moderated by Dennis Madsen, Manager of Urban and Long-Range Planning, City of Huntsville



Topics to Discuss:

  1. Environmental Impact: How EVs can reduce emissions and help combat climate change.
  2. Cost and Savings: Understanding the financial aspects of owning and maintaining an EV.
  3. Infrastructure Needs: Exploring the current state of charging stations and what is needed for wider adoption.
  4. Policy and Incentives: What local and federal policies are in place to support EV adoption.
  5. Technological Advances: Innovations in EV technology and what the future holds.


Why Attend?

  1. Educate Yourself: Learn about the benefits and challenges of electric vehicle adoption.
  2. Voice Your Opinion: Share your views and contribute to the community dialogue.
  3. Network: Connect with industry experts, EV owners, and like-minded community members.
  4. Get Inspired: Discover how you can contribute to a sustainable future.


Huntsville City Hall
308 Fountain Cir SW
Huntsville, 35801

We will be on the 6th floor of the NEW Huntsville City Hall. 

Event Contact
Katelyn Sides Baker
(256) 339-6513
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Tuesday, August 27, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)
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