Synapse Energy Economics

Electric Vehicles are Driving Electric Rates Down

This analysis examines costs and revenues associated with EVs between 2012 and 2019 in the two utility service territories in the US with the most EVs of any--Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE).

By |2020-07-02T09:45:45-04:00July 2nd, 2020|

Best Practices for Commercial and Industrial EV Rates

Traditional commercial and industrial (C&I) electricity rates can present a barrier to EV adoption by erasing the EV fuel cost savings relative to gasoline or diesel. This paper discusses strategies that can be used to design EV rates for the C&I sector that balance multiple objectives.

By |2020-05-20T15:01:55-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Making Electric Vehicles Work for Utility Customers

This report provides a framework for helping consumer advocates analyze EV policy options (including ratepayer-funded transportation electrification programs) and ensure that the benefits of EV adoption are equitably distributed across customers.

By |2020-01-30T15:01:55-05:00November 25th, 2019|

Transforming Transportation in New York: Roadmaps to a Transportation Climate Target for 2035

This report shows that by adopting a goal of reducing motor vehicle emissions 55% by 2035 from 1990 levels and implementing a suite of familiar and achievable policies, New York can ensure the transportation sector is on track to meet economy-wide goals, improve public health and the environment, retain billions of dollars in the state’s economy, and promote an equitable transportation sector transformation.

By |2019-09-13T15:30:00-04:00September 1st, 2019|
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