Research Reports

High-Potential Regions for Electric Truck Deployments

Regional haul, heavy-duty trucking operations are good candidates for electrification due to the segment’s relatively short-hauls and return-to-base operations. The Guidance Report proposes a three-part framework that the industry can use to prioritize regions for electric truck deployment.

By |2020-08-24T17:04:48-04:00August 24th, 2020|

Scaling Up Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: Lessons from China and the United States for the Indian Context

To expand India’s charging infrastructure, this report provides best practices from two of the largest EV markets – China and the United States – for the Indian context. This report aims to provide Indian policymakers and stakeholders with a review of the key challenges facing EV charging infrastructure markets in China and the United States.

By |2020-08-06T13:32:52-04:00July 28th, 2020|

Clean Trucks, Big Bucks

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed new zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) requirements through its Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) proceeding. This report evaluates the proposed rule using the California Energy Policy Simulator (EPS).

By |2020-07-02T10:14:21-04:00July 2nd, 2020|

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|

The Costs of EV Fast Charging Infrastructure and Economic Benefits to Rapid Scale-Up

This paper examines ways that public and private stakeholders can work together to better understand and tackle the oft-overlooked costs and benefits of public fast charging infrastructure that is accessible to all. While electricity remains the largest cost driver, the full stack of costs also includes equipment at the early stage of a technology adoption curve, construction and installation costs, ongoing networking and maintenance costs, among other factors.

By |2020-05-28T14:07:57-04:00May 18th, 2020|

The Road to Fleet Electrification

To help fleet operators unlock the full benefits of fleet electrification, the California Trucking Association (CTA) and Ceres collaborated with the global research firm Navigant Research, a Guidehouse Company, to conduct a survey of companies with early fleet electrification projects.

By |2020-05-20T15:03:32-04:00May 5th, 2020|

Electric Transportation Supply Chain in Pennsylvania

In May 2020, Advanced Energy Economy released a new report concluding that more than 350 Pennsylvania firms, many of them in industries and geographies that have seen declines in recent years, could easily transition to serving the supply chain for electric vehicles, which is expected to grow at a rapid rate in the coming years.

By |2020-06-18T14:43:14-04:00May 5th, 2020|
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