"Fresh Energy is committed to leading a healthy transition from fossil fuel to clean, renewable electricity to power our homes, cars, and buses. Equipping local architects and developers to incorporate EV charging infrastructure readiness into new construction and remodeling projects is one way Fresh Energy is being proactive in the ongoing transition to zero-carbon transportation. An independent nonprofit organization working purely in the public interest, Fresh Energy appreciates the philanthropic supporters who make this work possible, and we are pleased to offer our continuing education events free of charge.
"Schedule a CE course for your workplace! Get in touch with course instructor Jukka Kukkonen, Chief EV Educator and Strategist for Shift2Electric, via this contact form
Jukka Kukkonen, Chief EV Educator and Strategist Jukka Kukkonen is an automotive engineer by training and worked as a technical trainer and area manager for Ford in Europe. In 2010 he founded Shift2Electric (formerly PlugInConnect) to focus on transportation electrification. Jukka has a deep knowledge of the electric vehicle market and he specializes in market dynamics and real-life user perspectives. He has built programs for utility companies, condominium and apartment building charging, workplace charging, DC fast charging, outreach and education and smart grid integration. In 2012 he started the MN EV Owners group, which has become one of the largest and most active regional plug-in vehicle owner groups in the nation. Jukka has also drawn on his automotive industry background to build and execute impactful auto dealer outreach, engagement and training programs. He teaches the “EV Market and Technologies” graduate course at the University of Saint Thomas. "