The Economic Impact of EV's
10:45 - 11:30 AM
Buying an electric vehicle is a smart economic choice that puts money back into an owner's pocket. Highlights of a recent study show that expenses historically used for maintenance and fueling of a gasoline powered vehicle are reallocated to the local economy.
Jason Gaschel is the Electric Vehicle Program Manager for Florida Power and Light. He promotes the adoption of electric vehicles through educational outreach activites and fleet assessments. Prior to joining FPL, Jason developed alternative energy programs at Seminole State College of Florida that featured electric transportation. He is a former chairman of Central Florida Clean Cities Coalition and holds a master’s degree in technical education from the University of Central Florida.