Electric Cars Accelerate in Popularity

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Making the Switch to an Electric Car Is Easier Than Ever

As a Blue Sky participant, you show your commitment to renewable energy monthly. With electric cars increasing in popularity and convenience, you now also have a choice when it comes to fueling your commute. Electric cars have no tail pipe emissions, are cheaper to fuel and maintain, and are a thrill to drive. 

Seth Hill, a Blue Sky participant, made the switch to drive electric two years ago when he turned in his Volkswagen Jetta after the diesel emissions scandal. He hasn’t looked back. “Driving an electric car is incredibly convenient,” Seth commented. “You wake up every day with a full tank.” He recently traded in a Nissan LEAF for a Tesla Model 3 and looks forward to adding a Blue Sky sticker to the window to let folks know that he’s supporting renewable energy every time he “fuels up.”

In addition to reducing your environmental footprint by driving electric, you may be able to reduce the amount spent on transportation in general. For Pacific Power customers, it costs the equivalent of $1 per gallon to fuel up with electricity instead of gasoline. Through the end of the year, customers qualify for a $3,000 rebate on a 2019 Nissan LEAF -- that’s in addition to a $7,500 federal tax credit and a $2,500 Oregon state rebate on electric car purchases.

With Pacific Power offering new customer programs, it’s a great time to start thinking about driving electric. Pacific Power is driving toward a clean transportation future by taking steps to expand the number of charging stations, provide online tools, host community ride & drive events, and provide grants to help businesses and non-profits install charging stations. For more information please visit pacificpower.net/ev or email.

 

Incentives

Amount

Federal

$7,500

Oregon State

$2,500-$5,000*

Pacific Power/Nissan

$3,000

2018 Nissan LEAF

(MSRP $29,990)

=$16,990

*Income Qualifying

As a Blue Sky participant, you show your commitment to renewable energy monthly. With electric cars increasing in popularity and convenience, you now also have a choice when it comes to fueling your commute. Electric cars have no tail pipe emissions, are cheaper to fuel and maintain, and are a thrill to drive.

Seth Hill, a Blue Sky participant, made the switch to drive electric two years ago when he turned in his Volkswagen Jetta after the diesel emissions scandal. He hasn’t looked back, “Driving an electric car is incredibly convenient,” Seth commented, “you wake up every day with a full tank.” He recently traded in a Nissan LEAF for a Tesla Model 3 and looks forward to adding a Blue Sky sticker to the window to let folks know that he’s supporting renewable energy every time he “fuels up.”

In addition to reducing your environmental footprint by driving electric, you may be able to reduce the amount spent on transportation in general. For Pacific Power customers, it costs the equivalent of $1 per gallon to fuel up with electricity instead of gasoline. Through the end of the year, customers qualify for a $3,000 rebate on a 2019 Nissan LEAF -- that’s in addition to a $7,500 federal tax credit and a $2,500 Oregon state rebate on electric car purchases.

With Pacific Power offering new customer programs, it’s a great time to start thinking about driving electric. Pacific Power is driving toward a clean transportation future by taking steps to expand the number of charging stations, provide online tools, host community ride & drive events, and provide grants to help businesses and non-profits install charging stations. For more information please visit pacificpower.net/ev or email plugin@pacificpower.net.


Making the Switch to an Electric Car is Easier than Eve

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