Inaugural Recognition Event

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Participant Recognition Event

September 22, 2020

Recharge Minnesota is pleased to recognize a diverse inaugural group of participants in this new statewide program for EV leaders across the state. Recognition partners include Recharge America, Fresh Energy, the Olseth Family Foundation, and a group of leaders and communities from across Minnesota.


“The Olseth Family Foundation is proud to join with Fresh Energy, Recharge Minnesota, Recharge America, and the Walz Administration to recognize leaders from across our state to spotlight the shared commitment to EV education, adoption, and infrastructure. “The work of this inaugural group is born from creativity and vision – imagining what’s possible while being pragmatic and profitable – and EVs stand at the intersection of those values.”
– Jon Olseth, Director, Olseth Family Foundation


2020 Recognition Participants

Organizations recognized by Recharge Minnesota have each pledged to take positive actions related to EVs that fit their circumstance and share their experiences to help others learn. Click on each logo to watch a video that spotlights their work. 

Media Resources

Links to some of the media coverage related to the inaugural recognition event follows below. The event’s press release can be found here. For questions, quotes, images, or for more information, please contact

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