About

Welcome to my blog about electric vehicles #EVs, driving EVs, the EV Industry, EV policy and transforming the electric utility industry.

My mission is to promote transportation electrification and smart grid technologies. This blog will come at EVs from many perspectives – from driver to industry advocate, and in particular will focus on New England’s efforts to move the EV community forward.

I work in this space professionally and personally.

I founded and am Director of Electric Mobility NE, based in Portland, Maine.  I sell charging stations manufactured by ClipperCreek Inc,. ClipperCreek designs chargers and accessories for both Battery Electric Vehicles and Plug-in Hybrid EVs. Products include portable and stationary charging stations for residential, workplace,  commercial,  fleet and public applications.

I provide a wide variety of consulting services designed to accelerate EV adoption in New England. A sampling of these roles include: counsel for one of the largest network EVSE providers (Ecotality) at Public Utility Commission regulatory proceedings, working on Utility-based EV pilot (Central Maine Power) assisting them in growing infrastructure and vehicle visibility in their service territories, organizing ride and drive events (2d largest National Drive Electric Day Event in New England 2014), coordinating partnerships with NIssanUSA for deployment of Maine’s first DC fast Charge network in the Greater Portland area and working to engage stakeholders to drive change.  I am also a recent member (2013-14) of the Massachusetts EV Initiative Task Force helping develop policy and create a roadmap for deployment.

I serve on the board of directors for Plug In America.  Plug In America drives change.  We accelerate the shift to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable, domestic electricity to reduce our nation’s dependence on petroleum and improve the global environment.

Please visit and share content, comment often and, above all, enjoy the ride. Feel free to contact me directly at bwoods@emne.net or call 503-504-6492

Disclosure: Blog content represents only the views of its writer, and not the opinion of any company, organization or group.

 

 

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  1. andrea

    Hi Barry – Would you be interested in joining us in Kennebunk April 22nd? I’m part of the recently formed Kennebunk Environmental Action Team (EAT)

    We’ve come together in reaction to the turnover in federal offices of the USA, specifically the appointments to the EPA and the positions held by those appointed on matters of climate change and sustainable living.
    EAT invites all concerned citizens to join us in conversation and action related to environmental concerns, which of course involve the socio-economic sphere.

    With the National March for Science scheduled the same day as the Internationally celebrated Earth Day this year, the EAC is revving up to offer a LOCAL opportunity for dialog, learning and expression related to both: “Celebrate Earth and Science”.

    It’s aim is to be welcoming of all interested in protecting the earth and scientific quests, in the way Rachel Carson promoted: “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”

    Please let me know if we can count on you.

    I’d happily send you an Exhibitor/Presenter Form if you supply an address.
    Alll the very best! Arriba y Adelante! ~ andrea

    Andrea Roth Kimmich ~

    Building Community & Social Capital
    as Global Sustainability & Rights
    Program & Curriculum Specialist

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