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2020 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo

The Advanced Clean Transportation Expo is the largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event in North America. Each year, the show serves as the official meeting place for transportation executives looking to gain hands-on access to the fuels, technologies, and vehicles driving the future of transportation. ACT Expo features dozens of product debuts [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:01:41-05:00May 11th, 2020|

3 Revolutions Policy Conference

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE IS TBD. The fourth Annual 3 Revolutions Policy Conference will take place March 24-25, 2020 with a cross-cutting theme of Climate and Equity. This event will leverage the success of the past three 3 Revolutions Policy Conferences; aiming to dive deeper in identifying solutions for how the [...]

By |2020-03-20T08:47:40-04:00March 24th, 2020|

Utility Investment Outside CA Doubled in 2019

Source: EV Hub   Since the state's first approval in 2015, California has been the clear leader in utility investment for every year except in 2017 when the state accounted for only 13 percent of approved investment. As was the case then, utilities outside of California saw a surge in transportation electrification [...]

By |2020-02-18T22:17:53-05:00February 18th, 2020|

The Importance of Life Cycle Assessment in Evaluating the Environmental Performance of Future Electric Vehicles

Most current policies encouraging adoption of zero emission vehicles focus on emissions from vehicle operation only, omitting significant contributions from vehicle production and other parts of the vehicle and energy life cycle. As EVs become more efficient, low-carbon electricity becomes more common, and the size of the global EV fleet increases, emissions from production [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:07:41-05:00January 28th, 2020|

25 Percent of Approved Utility Investment Going to Underserved Communities

Source: EV Hub   Electric utilities have the opportunity to lead in the effort to expand transportation electrification in underserved communities. These communities are an important focus for utilities because they often face disproportionate harm from transportation emissions and utilities as companies that serve the public are well positioned to ensure all segments [...]

By |2020-01-06T21:07:45-05:00December 2nd, 2019|

25 Percent of Approved Utility Investment Going to Underserved Communities

Electric utilities have the opportunity to act as leaders in the effort to expand transportation electrification in underserved communities. These communities are an important focus for utilities because they often face disproportionate harm from transportation emissions and utilities as companies that serve the public are well positioned to ensure all segments of society [...]

By |2020-02-18T22:31:54-05:00December 2nd, 2019|

EV Pilots Approved in California, Utah, and Minnesota and a New Program Filed in Kentucky

Several electric utility programs have been filed and approved throughout the summer. Several of these programs focus on expanding investment in disadvantaged communities as well as exploring the potential for vehicle-grid integration.  On September 10, 2019, the California PUC voted to approve PG&E’s Empower EV Charger and Education Program that seeks to lower barriers [...]

By |2019-11-18T14:35:30-05:00September 13th, 2019|

California Energy Commission Approves $95 Million for EV Charging and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure

On September 11, 2019, the California Energy Commission (CEC) announced the approval of $95 million in new investments to go towards clean transportation programs throughout the state. The investments will contribute to CEC's Clean Transportation Program that seeks to accelerate progress towards the state's climate and clean transportation goals. The program includes a focus [...]

By |2019-09-13T15:57:57-04:00September 13th, 2019|

Dealership Engagement: Making The EV Case to Dealerships

Engaging dealerships is a crucial marker in the mass adoption of electric vehicles. Due to several barriers, most auto dealers are not equipped to effectively sell electric cars. The biggest challenge to engaging dealers to grow electric car sales is the lack of knowledge about electric vehicles. This webinar will address the barriers facing [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:29:47-04:00September 10th, 2019|

Less Than Two Percent of Utility Investment Going Towards EV Awareness

Market forecasters are predicting substantial growth in number of EVs on roads globally by 2040. Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that EVs will account for more than 50 percent of global sales by 2040. In the United States, the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that EVs will make up more than eight percent [...]

By |2020-02-18T22:30:33-05:00August 25th, 2019|