Electric Utilities

New Jersey Legislature Passes New Bill Mandating Accelerated EV and Charging Deployment

On January 13, 2020, the New Jersey State Assembly and Senate passed S2252 establishing sweeping transportation electrification targets statewide. If signed by Governor Murphy, the bipartisan bill would establish a statewide public charging network to support an estimated 330,000 light-duty EVs by 2025. Policymakers in the state expect the number of registered EVs in [...]

By |2020-01-14T19:16:32-05:00January 14th, 2020|

Modifications Required for More than 85 Percent of Approved Utility EV Investment

Source: EV Hub This spotlight is an excerpt from a complete data story linked in the graph above.  Engagement from electric utilities in transportation electrification is on the rise and approved investment now totals almost $1.4 billion, 80 percent of which has occurred in the last two years. The ratio of approved elements [...]

By |2020-01-13T18:14:00-05:00January 13th, 2020|

Modifications Required for More than 85 Percent of Approved Utility EV Investments

Engagement from electric utilities in transportation electrification is on the rise and approved investment now totals almost $1.4 billion, 80 percent of which has occurred in the last two years. The ratio of approved elements of programs (filings) on the EV Hub Utility Filings Dashboard reveals a “batting average.” Cumulatively, utilities are batting [...]

By |2020-01-14T09:30:07-05:00January 13th, 2020|

New York: Governor Cuomo Announces Bold Transportation Electrification Commitments in 2020

On January 8, 2020, New York Governor Cuomo delivered the "State of the State" address where he outlined the administration's policy priorities for 2020. Transportation electrification will be a major part of state's climate change mitigation strategy in the coming years, building on existing programs to increase EV adoption and charging deployment, including Charge [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:42:38-05:00January 8th, 2020|

Making Progress But We’re Running Out of Time

Source: Inside Climate News By Nick Nigro Climate change, software, and urbanization are the three primary drivers of change in mobility today and will continue to push on existing structures throughout the 2020s. Progress on transportation electrification is inextricably linked to each of these factors. To date, policymakers, especially those in Washington, [...]

By |2020-01-06T17:42:43-05:00January 6th, 2020|

Annual Holiday Celebration and Food Drive!

Join Forth as we celebrate the holiday season - and the growth that the electric, shared and smart mobility industry has experienced over the past twelve months! We will host an electric transportation trivia, provide a recap of the biggest local and national news of 2019 and host our second food drive. Enjoy special [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:01:43-04:00December 18th, 2019|

Reviewing 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

The electric, shared and smart mobility industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, with advancements in battery technology, charging infrastructure expansion and continuing growth in EV sales. Forth’s Executive Director, Jeff Allen will join AVERE’s Secretary General, Philippe Vangeel to recap the top electric transportation industry news of 2019, as well as give key insights into what’s to come in 2020.  This [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:31:04-04:00December 10th, 2019|

National Grid Opens Fleet Advisory Services Program Survey

The National Grid Fleet Advisory Services Program Survey is now available for your participation. The Fleet Advisory Service Program is intended to analyze customers’ current fleets and provide a roadmap to electrification in support of the electric vehicle and carbon-reduction goals of Massachusetts. The responses of the survey will inform a subsequent RFP; we [...]

By |2019-12-06T15:59:28-05:00December 6th, 2019|

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 |2020-01-13T15:49:50-05:00December 2nd, 2019|