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Electric vehicles available for test drive

JACKSON, Wyo. — Lower Valley Energy co-op members now how the opportunity to test drive an electric vehicle (EV) for free through a grant from Teton Conservation District.

The free program allows individuals 1-3 days to try the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt with a range of over 250 miles and free charging at numerous stations provided by the Town of Jackson, Teton County, Teton Village Association and local businesses. This iteration of the program will run for 3 years.

Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities (YTCC) partnered with Lower Valley Energy (LVE) to host and develop the program as well as Energy Conservation Works to support program development and marketing efforts.

“YTCC has provided electric vehicle education and awareness programs since 2012 but the missing piece has always been the ability for folks to get behind the wheel and simply take an electric vehicle for a spin. These test drives help provide the answer to many of the questions a potential EV owner may have. We’re very excited to help provide this resource to our community,” states Alicia Cox, Executive Director of YTCC.

Project partners will host a virtual ribbon cutting on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. The program will be live-streamed from Lower Valley Energy’s Jackson office.

If you are interested in signing up for the program visit Lower Valley’s website at lvenergy.com.

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