Investor-Owned Utilities Investing $770 Million in Underserved Communities

Figure 1: Planned investment in underserved communities by investor-owned utilities (Top 10) Source: EV Hub In the first half of 2021, electric utilities were approved to invest more than $44 million in underserved communities led by filings from San Diego Gas and Electric and Xcel Energy Colorado. New [...]

By |2021-09-22T16:57:38-04:00July 9th, 2021|

Atlas and Colorado Energy Office Release EValuateCO

Source: Atlas Public Policy   Throughout 2020, increased electric utility and government investment in transportation electrification began to reach areas of the country outside the funding epicenters of California and New York. While both states continued to deepen their lead in all categories of funding, 2020 and the start of 2021 have seen new momentum in [...]

By |2021-02-01T16:56:36-05:00February 1st, 2021|

Xcel Energy Investing $110 million in Transportation Electrification in Colorado

Source: NRDC In the largest single utility transportation electrification program approval outside of California and New York recorded so far, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s Transportation Electrification Plan (TEP) on January 11th. The $110 million plan will support more than 20,000 charging stations in the Centennial State. The program will be implemented through [...]

By |2021-01-19T16:07:46-05:00January 19th, 2021|

EV Plaza Pre RFA Webinar

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) intends to release a request for applications (RFA) for its Electric Vehicle (EV) Direct Current Fast-Charging (DCFC) Plazas Grant Program on July 1, 2020. This funding opportunity is designed to increase access to high-speed charging in and around the Denver Metro Area, or other areas as appropriate, for public [...]

By |2020-06-15T09:01:46-04:00June 17th, 2020|

Denver Poised to Become Ride-Hail EV Hotspot

Source: Colorado Sun Colorado burst onto the EV scene in 2019, implementing a suite of new policies designed to kickstart transportation electrification across the state. As a part of this effort, the Centennial State became the 11th to join the ZEV program last year, requiring automakers to ramp up EV offerings in the state to reduce transportation [...]

By |2020-03-18T09:44:11-04:00March 18th, 2020|

Colorado becomes the 11th State to Join ZEV Program

In deciding to join the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Program last Friday, Colorado demonstrates again that it wants to lead on EV policy. So far in 2019, Colorado has enacted more than five new policies supporting the expanding transportation electrification market in the state. Oregon and Washington are the only other states to enact more than [...]

By |2019-08-20T11:24:04-04:00August 20th, 2019|

Black Hills Energy EV Rate Rejected and Arizona Utilities Cleared to Invest in EV Pilots

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission rejected Black Hills Energy's EV TOU Rate on July 15, 2019. They argued that the plan lacked both sufficient specificity and appreciation of the surrounding circumstances. The rate sought to provide approximately 2,800 residential customers access to off-peak rates for EV charging. The commission recognizes the potential benefits of [...]

By |2019-11-18T14:34:55-05:00August 2nd, 2019|

Get Unique Insights with New Data Stories on EV Hub

Amid an expanding market, new policies and regulations, and frequent announcements of public and private investments, the transportation electrification space is in constant motion. We’re always adding new data and tools to EV Hub to enhance the user experience and track these dynamic issues. As part of this effort, we’re rolling out a new [...]

By |2019-06-17T13:13:13-04:00June 17th, 2019|

Colorado Pairs More Renewables and EVs to Reach State Climate Goals

Colorado took its EV leadership to the next level last week, enacting seven new bills that encourage clean energy and four that address clean transportation goals.  The new laws require electric utilities to account for the social cost of carbon and take action to reduce emissions in order to accelerate the transition to 100 percent renewable [...]

By |2019-06-10T11:01:09-04:00June 4th, 2019|

Colorado Adds 24 Electric Buses Through the VW Settlement

Colorado announced almost $14 million in awards through the VW Settlement on April 18, 2019. The funding will go towards the purchase of 24 electric buses, three CNG buses, and one LPG bus throughout the state. This is the first award made from the state's $68 million total allocation.  This marks a step towards [...]

By |2019-07-26T08:42:22-04:00April 24th, 2019|
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