BALTIMORE (Nov. 20, 2013) – Constellation announced that BEVI is one of its 2013 E2 Energy to Educate Grant awardees. The Energy to Educate program supports student projects focusing on energy science, technology and education. The BEVI award will support paid summer internships at the University of Maryland, the Maryland Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins University in the summer of 2014. Students will advance electric vehicle education, community outreach and social enterprise development related to electric vehicles.
2014 interns will advance the work of the 2013 BEVI E2 interns who created a State-wide EV website – www.marylandEV.org. “It was so important that students from MICA, UMBC, UMCP, and JHU could come together last summer to learn about and discuss the technology, the political processes, the marketing, and the entrepreneurial opportunities of electric vehicles,” notes Dr. Robert Merrill, former Vice Provost of MICA Graduate Studies and Research. “BEVI’s summer interns are prime reasons we are optimistic about the future and our youth. We in the electric vehicle clubs across the US salute these young activists,” said Charlie Garlow, President, Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington. Constellation’s continuing support for the BEVI internship program means that these students will continue to make a difference for our community energy efficiency education and outreach. “The young scholars that participated in BEVI will remain positive agents of change and help our country forge solutions that make a real difference moving forward,” shares Jack Seuss, VP of IT at UMBC.
To learn more about the Constellation Energy to Educate program and awardees, visit www.constellation.com. BEVI will open internship applications in collaboration with its partner academic institutions this February 2014. For more information, go to www.marylandEV.org.