City plans free session on electric vehicles

3 years ago

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The City of Presque Isle and Northern Maine Development Commission will host a free electric vehicle symposium via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4.

The panel will include a representative from Efficiency Maine on what electric vehicles are and opportunities to install an EV infrastructure; Chris Carroll on the future of EV technology from the automobile industry’s perspective; Gordon Beck on understanding the different EV charges and Q&A on installation; Judy Long of Versant Power on plans of local energy providers to incorporate EV technology and fleet conversion; and local input on how to incorporate EV technology into a company’s business model.

To register in advance, go to:

Those who register will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the meeting.

For those who do not have reliable access to the internet or to a computer, the Senior Room at the Sargent Family Community Center, located at 24 Chapman Road in Presque Isle, will be set up as a viewing room.

For more information, contact Galen Weibley, Presque Isle director of economic and community development, at 207-760-2727 or by email at