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.
Getting to 20 Million EVs by 2030: Opportunities for the Electricity Industry in Preparing for an EV Future
A $2 million pilot project, funded through the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, allowed three school districts to purchase Type C electric school buses and Level 2 bidirectional vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging stations to test the technology in cold weather environments in Massachusetts.
This brief from the ICCT finds that continued policy support, as well as innovations in vehicle technology and progress in infrastructure build-out, will be needed to accelerate growth rates and ensure that the goals for full vehicle electrification are achieved.
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).
Electric utilities in three West Coast states have announced the results of a study that could lead to significant reductions of pollution from freight transportation up and down the Pacific Coast and create jobs in an economy hit hard by the novel coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.
This paper surveys the opportunities and barriers for electrification of trucks and buses, the state of the market, and the policy landscape.
This report provides an overview of public and utility funding for three major categories of medium- and heavy duty EVs: transit buses, school buses, and trucks. It builds on recent reports covering the market in California and finds that the business case for investing in electric buses and trucks is improving and electric models already have lower lifetime costs than conventional models in some cases.