Electricity

electricity_nozzle_onElectricity can be used to power all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. These vehicles can draw electricity directly from the grid and other off-board electrical power sources and store it in batteries. Hybrid electric vehicles use electricity to boost fuel efficiency. Using electricity to power vehicles can have significant energy security and emissions benefits.

Basics of Electricity Fuel

Find information about using electricity as a vehicle fuel, production and distribution, research and development, and related links.

Find Available Electric Vehicles

A number of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and all-electric vehicles (EVs) are available from a variety of automakers or are in development.

Learn about charging stations

Learn about charging infrastructure for plug-in electric vehicles, including home, workplace, and public charging.

Find a Public Charger

Find electric vehicle charging stations by location or along a route.

Environmental Impact of Electricity Fuel

Learn about how electric vehicles impact air quality.

Kentucky Incentives for Electricity Fuel

Find available incentives and funding opportunities.

Electricity Projects in Kentucky

Plug-In Kentucky

Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) may provide Kentucky residents, businesses, and municipalities the opportunity to reduce transportation fuel costs, improve ambient air quality, and reduce atmospheric emissions while also taking advantage of domestically produced energy for vehicles.

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Kentucky Utilities/KCFC Partnership

In 2012, Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) offered $250,000 in grant funding for acquisition of plug-in electric vehicles in fleets owned by governmental and quasi-governmental bodies.

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University of Louisville Vehicle Deployment and Research

Louisville, KY

In September 2011, the University of Louisville installed 6 Level II Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations in the Floyd Street garage. The General Electric (GE) DuraStation charging stations were procured by the university to help promote electric vehicle research.

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