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John Morrill
Acting Director
Community Event

Selecting and Purchasing an EV: A Carbon-Free Fairfax Webinar

Date & Time
9/21/2022 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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Watch Joel Levin, Executive Director of Plug In America, and Alleyn Harned of Virginia Clean Cities/Drive Electric Virginia for an overview of the most important information prospective electric vehicle owners need to know in Fairfax County. 

The webinar included brief presentations from both guest speakers, a facilitated Q&A with webinar host and Fairfax County Environmental Analyst Kate Daley, and a chance for attendees to ask questions of the guests.

If you have questions about this event, please email or call 703-324-7136.

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  • Insights into the national electric vehicle market
  • Implications for consumers of the new Inflation Reduction Act
  • Tips for first-time EV buyers
  • Considerations for residents of Northern Virginia, specifically

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the guest speakers. You could ask questions like...

  • How can I make the most of available tax incentives when I purchase an EV?
  • I have range anxiety, how can I best manage longer trips with an electric vehicle?
  • What should I be sure to ask a dealer when I go to purchase my first EV?
  • Where is the EV market heading in the next several years? Does it make sense to wait for more advanced/less expensive EV models to hit the streets?

Alleyn Harned, Executive Director, Virginia Clean Cities

Alleyn Harned Virginia Clean Cities HeadshotAlleyn Harned is the Executive Director of Virginia Clean Cities (VCC), a member of the U.S. Department of Energy-affiliated Clean Cities Coalitions program. Harned leads the Virginia Clean Cities coalition’s collaborative effort to assist stakeholders and the Commonwealth in programs to improve air quality, and increase American energy security and economic opportunity through the increased use of alternative fuels and vehicles.  Operating since 1996, Virginia Clean Cities has successfully managed tens of millions of dollars of federal, state, and stakeholder vehicle and infrastructure programs from offices on the James Madison campus in Harrisonburg VA.



Joel Levin, Executive Director, Plug In America

Joel Levin Plug In America HeadshotJoel is a leading advocate for electric vehicles, clean energy and effective climate policies. As executive director of Plug In America, he is focused on continuing to build it as the national consumer voice for electric vehicles in the United States. He is chair of the Global EV Drivers’ Alliance, which links together EV driver associations around the world. He is also a member of the Los Angeles Metro Sustainability Council. Prior to joining Plug In America, he served as vice president for business development at the Climate Action Reserve, the state-chartered nonprofit that runs North America’s largest carbon offset registry. He has an MBA from UC Berkeley and an MA in international economics from the Johns Hopkins University. He drives a Nissan LEAF and mostly charges at home on a Clipper Creek HCS-50 charging station.

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