Electric Utilities

EV For All: Electrifying Transportation in Low-Income Communities

In this follow-up report we discuss ways to quickly and efficiently bring TE benefits to the communities that need them most. Using Chicago as an example, we examine the problem of air inequality and suggest policies and programs to make TE a key part of the solution.

By |2020-07-30T13:58:23-04:00July 30th, 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 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|

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|

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 |2020-07-10T11:44:44-04:00February 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|

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|
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