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Thursday, September 19 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charge It: Electric Vehicles are Here. Are we Ready? LIMITED

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Electric vehicles are 3 times more efficient than those that consume gasoline and the fun driving experience is rapidly increasing electric vehicles’ market share. An Upstart manufacturing company has launched an electric pickup truck with a 400-mile range, prompting major manufacturers to follow suit.  With every state receiving Volkswagen settlement funds, many are choosing to direct the money toward building out electric vehicle charging infrastructure. How do rural communities advocate to stay “current” with these technological advances and trends when charging stations will appear in urban areas first?

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Steve Walker

Founder and CEO, IMBY Energy
A self-taught engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur, Steve Walker founded New England Wood Pellet, building the business into the largest manufacturer and distributor of wood pellet fuel in the United States. After selling the company in 2014, Steve ignited his entrepreneurial spirit... Read More →
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Daniel Gatti

Senior Transportation Policy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists
Daniel Gatti is a Senior Transportation Analyst for the Clean Vehicles program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Gatti’s work is focused on efforts to reduce emissions in the transportation sector in the Northeast region, through electrification, efficiency, and clean fuels.Before... Read More →
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Clay Mitchell

Professor, Sustainable Energy & Environmental Policy, University of New Hampshire
Clay Mitchell is a graduate of Vermont Law School where he earned his JD and Master’s in Environmental Law.  His doctorate in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies is from the University of New Hampshire where he currently is on the faculty teaching Sustainable Energy and... Read More →
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Charlotte Ancel

Director of Strategic Development, Eversource Energy
Charlotte Ancel is the Director of Strategic Development at Eversource Energy, a publicly traded, Fortune 500 energy company serving 4 million electric, gas, and water customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Charlotte leads Eversource’s electric vehicle, storage... Read More →

Thursday September 19, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Alumni Center