MGE Tools Educate Drivers About Electric Vehicles

Transportation is the leading contributor of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. The electrification of transportation is a key strategy for achieving deep decarbonization. 

Our regulated utility, Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), offers a variety of resources to help drivers navigate the electric vehicle (EV) market—learning about models, benefits, charging and costs.

Online tools and resources 

  • LovEV:  LovEV covers drivers' most common questions about going electric. This website shares different aspects of driving an EV, including videos that feature EV drivers. It is an easy online stop to learn about the EV experience.
  • Explore My EV:  This tool compares EVs to gasoline-powered vehicles. Explore My EV considers commute distances, available tax credits and maintenance costs, among other things when comparing vehicles. Drivers can see a detailed financial comparison that includes average monthly expenses and potential lifetime savings. Explore My EV also will show drivers MGE programs to make home charging installation easy, public charging cheaper and clean energy for home charging simple and affordable.
  • EV Rider:  This online resource provides up-to-date and easy-to-understand information on EVs and charging. It features local videos, short articles and interviews with industry experts. 
"MGE is committed to helping customers plug in to make a difference," said Debbie Branson, Manager Electrification. "The electrification of transportation is one of our key strategies for achieving deep decarbonization. MGE is targeting net-zero carbon electricity by 2050. We continue to work with customers and other partners to grow the use of EVs, enable charging opportunities and create a more sustainable energy future."