Talk on electric vehicles Feb. 18

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Acadia Senior College will present a free virtual discussion on the growth of electric vehicles and charging stations on and around Mount Desert Island on Friday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. The title of the program is “AC/DC: Electric Vehicle Charging Around MDI.”

Gordon Beck, who manages the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure program for A Climate to Thrive, will discuss the myths around electric vehicles in Maine, the pros and cons of EV ownership and operation and the state of the EV charging infrastructure in Maine.

Beck works with municipalities, nonprofits and businesses in Downeast Maine to install public charging stations and promote EVs. He is a member of the Sustainability Committee for the town of Mount Desert and lives full time in Northeast Harbor.

This free event is open to everyone. Register for this event online at or email [email protected].

For more information, call 288-9500.

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