By Jason Kuiper, The Wire, OPPD Blog
OPPD customer Syed Ali decided to document his trip from Omaha to Princeton, N.J. The
reason was simple. His friends, especially those in the electric car community, liked the photos he took of his Chevrolet Bolt.
So Ali, a data scientist who serves as chief statistician for Analytics Led Intelligence, took photos in Des Moines, Chicago, Pittsburgh and every single charging station along the way. From car dealerships to Walmarts and hotels, Ali documented it all. Continue reading here.
Photo Credit: OPPD
Note: Syed Ali is President-Elect of Nebraskans for Solar and will become President on
January 1, 2019. Our nonprofit organization has the board governance structure of President, President-Elect and Past President. Our current President is Michael Shonka, owner of Solar Heat & Electric, and Past President, Jared Friesen, Renewable Energy Specialist at Morrissey Engineering, Inc. Ali and his wife, Shama, are currently installing a 6-kilowatt PV system to charge their electric vehicles and to provide renewable energy for their home. They plan to add a Tesla Powerwall to their system.
About Jason Kuiper
Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He formerly worked as a staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald.
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OPPD’S ELECTRIC VEHICLE REBATE PILOT PROGRAM
OPPD is offering rebates in order to build an electric grid for the future and an infrastructure that will handle increases in EV charging. By participating, you’ll be helping OPPD gauge where people are charging their EVs and how much energy is being used to do it.
- $500 Rebate On ChargePoint Home Charging Station
- Dealership Discounts
$3,000 incentive towards a 2018 Nissan Leaf purchased between June 4, 2018 &
January 2, 2019
$1,000 incentive towards a 2019 Audi e-tron
Available to all OPPD customers
- (Up To) $7,500 Federal Tax Incentive
Federal tax incentives currently remain available. OPPD recommends that you speak to your tax advisor for specific details.
Click here for more information on how to take advantage of these incentives while they last.