Acadia Senior College


AC/DC: Electric Vehicle Charging around MDI

February 18, 2022

9:00 a.m.

Online Zoom discussion

Gordon Beck will give a brief overview of the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure on and around Mount Desert Island followed by a discussion of the myths around EVs in Maine, the pros and cons of EV ownership and operation, and the state of the EV charging infrastructure in Maine.

Gordon Beck manages the EV Infrastructure program for A Climate to Thrive (ACTT), and works with municipalities, non-profits, and businesses in Downeast Maine to install public charging stations and promote EVs.  He is a member of the Sustainability Committee for the Town of Mount Desert and lives full time in Northeast Harbor.

This event is free and open to everyone.

Register for this event, or email

You will receive the Zoom link a day or two before the presentation.

AC/DC: Electric Vehicle Charging around MDI