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.
As we approach the all-important COP26, the report calls for businesses to lead from the front and for every company with a fleet or employee car scheme to join EV100 and commit to going electric.
This report offers the first comprehensive assessment of how major US fleet managers are approaching the electrification of their fleets. It is based on RMI’s survey of 91 fleet managers operating large fleets, as well as 18 in-depth interviews conducted with fleet managers representing a cross-section of fleet types.
Washington state is positioned to cost effectively electrify nearly all public vehicle procurements by the year 2035. With near-term policy action and targeted investments in infrastructure, the state can accelerate ongoing efforts to advance electric vehicles and solidify its leadership position in the electric vehicle market in the United States.
The Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool equips users with decision-relevant information on the financial viability and environmental impact of light-duty vehicle fleet procurements. The Microsoft Excel-ba...
The United States economy is heavily dependent on the functionality of our freight and goods transportation services. Road freight transportation in the United States is projected to grow steadily in the coming decades, and electrified vehicles are emerging as a cleaner, cost-effective alternative to diesel trucks that can be powered by American electricity.
This report summarizes the knowledge gathered from a series of four interactive webinar discussions on electrifying public and private fleets, commissioned and convened by the International Zero Emission Vehicle Alliance.
Like many analysts from the past, the authors find that demand charges have made sense only as a proxy and are not a general solution for shared capacity costs. Furthermore, the changes occurring with a modern grid are undermining the conditions that made such a proxy reasonable.
Broader collaboration and a new generation of finance solutions are needed to achieve a zero-emissions future by 2050.
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.