Going electric at home is good for the world, but going electric when you travel is even better.
The number of electric vehicles on U.S. roads could reach 26.4 million in 2030, according to the Edison Electric Institute. This explosive growth is prompting dramatic changes in the fundamental way in which we operate.
Today, Entergy Mississippi’s customers and communities continue benefiting from actions taken by the company to forge a new direction into the future.
Entergy recently hosted a fleet electrification event to educate the New Orleans community about accessing newly available federal funding for electric school buses. The event convened representatives from the City of New Orleans, the Orleans Parish School Board, the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuels Partnership and New Orleans charter schools, networks and transportation companies for an afternoon of discussion.
At Entergy Mississippi we think a lot about the future. Why? Because we are not only tasked by the State of Mississippi with providing you power today, but also with having plans in place to ensure you have safe, reliable and affordable power years from now.
A grant in the amount of $98,100 has been awarded to the City of West Monroe for the installation of these chargers.
This week is National Drive Electric Week, and we are highlighting the substantial investments that America’s electric companies are making to accelerate the electrification of transportation and the adoption of electric vehicles.
It’s important to remember that an electric vehicle must be charged, and that power has to come from somewhere. So, your local utility’s fuel mix matters.
With automobile manufacturers introducing new options for electric vehicles, many consumers are giving them another look. As you make decisions about your next family vehicle, it can be difficult to know the true costs of charging an electric car versus filling up a traditional tank.