Group-owned Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) and nonprofit EV advocate Plug In America have partnered as much as present free electrical automobile recommendation, not solely simply in Sacramento, however nationwide.

Free electrical automobile recommendation

The EV Assist Program makes the transition to driving electrical less complicated for shoppers by answering all their questions. The Assist Program supplies person-to-person cellphone or e-mail help relating to electrical autos, charging, incentives, and another EV-related subjects.

In Sacramento, SMUD clients have free, limitless entry to the SMUD EV Assist Program Monday by Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. PST and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. PST. The EV Assist Program workforce can also be capable of reply detailed questions on SMUD’s EV applications and incentives. Additional, Plug In America has created an EV Consumers’ Information for Sacramento residents.

Throughout the US, the EV Assist Program is obtainable by contacting 1 (877) EV-HELP-1 or emailing [email protected] Exterior of Sacramento, the primary inquiry is free and is obtainable past that by a contribution to Plug in America. Extra data will be found here.

This program expands upon the partnership between Plug In America and SMUD, which has already included the EV purchasing web site and Plug In America’s PlugStar seller coaching in Sacramento, which ensures that EV clients have a constructive purchasing expertise on the dealership.

Joel Levin, govt director of Plug In America, mentioned:

Electrical autos not solely create cleaner air, however they’re additionally enjoyable to drive and save shoppers cash on gasoline and upkeep. We’re very excited to assist much more Sacramento residents uncover the various advantages of driving electrical.

Electrek’s Take

This can be a easy but efficient and environment friendly idea: Name or e-mail and get free electrical automobile recommendation, whether or not you’re simply interested by buying an EV, or if you happen to’re a veteran EV proprietor.

Whereas this convenient service is principally catering to the Sacramento space, it’s obtainable to EV drivers (or potential EV drivers) everywhere in the US, which is fairly nice.

Schooling is without doubt one of the greatest methods to encourage extra US residents to modify to electrical autos since so many individuals have a worry of the unknown. And free schooling? Even higher.

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