Research Reports

Assessing Financial Barriers to the Adoption of Electric Trucks

Atlas Public Policy conducted an independent total cost of ownership analysis for electric trucks to help retailer shippers better understand options available to them, or to their transportation providers. The results of this analysis indicate that medium- and heavy-duty EVs are cost competitive in some use cases under current market conditions and the most important factors are the cost of charging and availability of upfront vehicle incentives.

By |2020-02-25T15:45:22-05:00February 25th, 2020|

Investment in Public EV Charging in the United States

This brief provides an overview of the historical and current state of government, private sector, and electric utility investment in publicly available charging infrastructure in the United States. With increasing funding available from both the electric utility and government sectors, charging service providers and related stakeholders have a significant, near-term opportunity to grow the public EV charging network in the United States and reduce the dependency on government subsidization over time.

By |2020-02-13T17:03:44-05:00February 7th, 2020|

Electric Cost Allocation for a New Era

The purpose of this manual is to provide a comprehensive reference on electric utility cost allocation for a wide range of practitioners, including utilities, intervenors, utility regulators and other policymakers.

By |2020-01-30T14:51:21-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Reducing EV Charging Infrastructure Costs

RMI’s groundbreaking report Reducing EV Charging Infrastructure Costs finds that the electric vehicle (EV) charging industry needs to do what the solar industry did about a decade ago: streamline and de-bottleneck installation.

By |2020-01-30T14:57:28-05:00January 1st, 2020|

DCFC Rate Design Study

In this study for the Colorado Energy Office, RMI performed a comparative analysis of three proposed tariffs that are specifically designed to meet the needs of the unique type of load presented by DC fast chargers (DCFCs) for electric vehicles.

By |2020-01-30T14:57:57-05:00December 23rd, 2019|