Policies & Regulations

Data on public policy and regulations related to transportation electrification, including incentives and electric utility filings. These data are integrated with other data sources to reveal connections to market development, demographics, and environmental factors.

On July 21, 2020, Southwestern Public Service (SPS) Company in New Mexico filed their transportation electrification plan (TEP) for commission approval. SPS requests approval of its proposed TEP budget of $3,168,000 total for plan years 2021, 2022 and 2023. The program includes three main focus areas: residential charging, public fast charging, and advisory services [...]

By |2020-09-04T17:52:11-04:00September 4th, 2020|

Southern California Edison Approved to Invest $436 Million Through Charge Ready 2 Program

On August 28, 2020, SCE was received an approval with modification for their Charge Ready 2 Program. The approval includes approvals for up $436 million in investment for EV initiatives. This investment could support up to 40,100 charging stations and includes investment in fleet advisory services for customers to transition fleet vehicles to EVs. [...]

By |2020-09-04T17:40:11-04:00September 4th, 2020|

New York Utilities Get the Green Light to Invest $700 Million

Source: EV Hub   New York continues to show leadership in transportation electrification with a new order from the Public Service Commission issued on July 16th requiring six of the state’s largest utilities to invest in EV programs. The order approved more than $600 million for make-ready investment to support the expansion of the [...]

By |2020-08-03T16:57:22-04:00August 3rd, 2020|

New York Public Service Commission Approves $700 million Make-Ready Program

On July 16, 2020, the New York Public Service Commission authorized six New York utilities to invest in make-ready EV charging and environmental justice pilot programs with a statewide budget of up to $701 million, $206 million of which will directly benefit environmental justice and low- or moderate-income communities. Investment through the program will [...]

By |2020-07-27T19:15:50-04:00July 27th, 2020|

15 States Commit to 100% ZEV Truck and Bus Sales By 2050

Organized by the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), 15 states and Washington DC have come together in support of rapid electrification of the medium-and heavy-duty vehicle sector. The MOU signed by participating states calls for all new truck and bus sales to be zero emission by 2050. States partnering on the [...]

By |2020-07-14T10:20:17-04:00July 14th, 2020|

Florida Power & Light Files New EV Rate

On June 19, 2020, Florida Power & Light filed their application for two new optional pilot EV rates designed to support legislation in Florida seeking to accelerate the deployment of EV fast charging throuhgout the state. One is an optional tariff allowing EV drivers to purchase charging services directly from FPL at certain utility-owned [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:15:40-04:00July 9th, 2020|

California Passes Landmark Advanced Clean Trucks Rule

Source: CARB The Golden State continues to lead the nation in their pursuit of rapid transportation electrification. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously passed the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule on June 25th, the first-of-its-kind regulation requiring manufacturers to ramp up sales of electric vans and trucks. The rule begins in 2024 and sets [...]

By |2020-06-29T15:21:02-04:00June 29th, 2020|

U.S. DOT Awards $130 Million for Electric Transit Buses in 40 States

The United States Department of Transportation awarded $130 million for electric transit buses and supporting infrastructure through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program on June 2, 2020. The awards were spread over 40 states and Washington D.C. and will help transit agencies accelerate the electrification of their fleets. The largest single award of [...]

By |2020-06-12T11:38:47-04:00June 12th, 2020|

New Tool Delivers Insights on Highway Revenue Losses

Source: Atlas Public Policy   While the reduction in driving due to shelter-in-place orders has led to cleaner air in some cities, states are grappling with a major decline in road usage revenue and transportation funding as a result of COVID-19. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials predicts that transportation revenue could drop [...]

By |2020-07-10T11:48:51-04:00May 18th, 2020|

SDG&E Approved for Temporary Commercial EV Charging Rate

On April 16, 2020, the CPUC approved with modification a plan authorizing an interim commercial EV rate for San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E). The utility was directed to design this new rate as part of its approval for the Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Program issued in August 2019. The $109 [...]

By |2020-04-30T15:49:57-04:00April 30th, 2020|
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