Washington electric vehicles

Washington State EV Tax Credit Reinstated

In the state of Washington, EV tax incentives have been reinstated. They ended last year but were recently revived and will go into effect on August 1st of this year. Washington Governor Jay Inslee was behind the revival. The goal in Washington is to get 50,000 of these kinds of vehicles on the roads by 2020. Tara Lee, the Deputy Communications Director, Office of the Governor for the state of Washington, answered some questions for Cleantechnica.

Washington Increases Its EV Subsidies

Originally published on EV Obsession. The governor of Washington state, Jay Inslee, recently signed a new law into effect that will see the state’s electric vehicle incentive program expanded to include plug-in hybrids (with at least 30 miles of all-electric range), according to recent reports. The expansion will also see … [continued]

Using An EV To Power A Home

  Here’s a useful repost from the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, DC. This is quite a nice little advantage of EVs. Over 8 million people were left without electricity in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and last summer’s derecho storm left many without power for a week or more. Some … [continued]