Despite strong and growing policy and consumer momentum toward their adoption, barriers remain and are impeding the growth of the zero-emission commercial vehicle (ZECV) segment. A new CALSTART White Paper, “Taking Commercial Fleet Electrification to Scale” offers structured guidance on how to catalyze ZECV markets and unlock the needed capital to finance fleet electrification.
In this report, the Goldman School of Public Policy analyzes the economic, human health, environmental, and electric grid impacts of a future in which ground transportation is all-electric.
This paper from ACEEE analyzes the extent to which states and utilities are including equity in their siting of electric vehicle supply equipment and offers recommendations to states, utility commissions, and utilities to ensure that the benefits of transportation electrification reach underserved communities.
As federal policymakers develop infrastructure and climate legislation to create jobs and spur economic recovery, the Georgetown Climate Center and M.J. Bradley & Associates have released Towards Equitable and Transformative Investments in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, to inform federal investments in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The policy recommendations outlined here focus on the cost of charging infrastructure, the greatest challenge of electrifying heavy-duty trucks as identified by groundbreaking research from Gladstein, Neandross & Associates.
This study seeks to use real fleet data to evaluate the costs and capabilities of charging systems, and the impact of electric rate design and infrastructure policy on the ability of fleets to deploy electric vehicles in the heavy duty market segment.
This report reviews California’s clean mobility equity programs, noting successes, pitfalls and areas for improvement. It serves as both a guide for California as we continue evolving our clean mobility programs to more meaningfully center equity and as a guide for other states and the federal government as they move to develop and implement clean transportation equity programs.
This report analyzes the current capabilities and total cost of ownership for zero-emission freight trucks and finds that electric trucks appear poised to meet the performance demands for a large share of regional and long-haul trucking today.
This paper describes the economic, health, and social justice challenges from both COVID-19 and the 2020 wildfire season and highlights the role of transportation electrification in being one of many critical responses to the challenges.
Jobs to Move America (JMA) unveiled a new report about electric school bus technology and deployment, including policy recommendations for how New York can use a transition to electric school bus fleets to improve air quality for children while building a just recovery for working families.