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Going electric at home: electric vehicles


Going electric at home is good for the world, but going electric when you travel is even better.

Electric vehicles have come of age. Most models now have driving ranges of over 200 miles with faster charging and lower prices. And, even if the sticker price of an EV may be a little higher than its gas counterpart, studies show savings of $6,000 to $10,000 over the life of the vehicle.

EVs are better for your bottom line

It's cheaper to drive an EV because electricity is less expensive than gasoline per mile traveled. Also, EVs have fewer moving parts. They never need things like an oil change or a new muffler. Since EV braking regenerates energy back into the battery, they also need new brakes far less often. All of this results in less time in the shop.

EVs are better for your time

Aside from never having to go to the gas station again, charging at home overnight means you always start the day charged up. Depending on the make and model of the EV, it should take up to 8 hours for a full charge. And, thousands of new fast chargers across the country allow for longer trips away from home.

EVs are better for the planet

EVs are cleaner, healthier and better for the environment. Even considering today's energy generation, gas cars produce 300% more carbon and particulate pollution than EVs. As more solar and wind power comes online, EVs get even cleaner. And, new efforts at battery recycling means that up to 95% of battery material can be recovered at the end of its life. Electrifying your transportation with an EV can make living in your home and on the planet better every day.

Looking at purchasing an EV? The Entergy eTech program offers an incentive for purchasing EV charging infrastructure. Simply apply online and receive a check with your cash incentive in 4-6 weeks. Visit to learn more about our electric mobility offerings.

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