Electric Utilities

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|

Majority of $162 million National Grid Program Denied and $55 Million Proposed Approved in California

On September 30, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities rejected a majority of a $162 million program from National Grid. If approved, the program would have been the largest approved utility investment in transportation electrification outside of California. In the initial filing, National Grid proposed investment in make-ready DCFC charging infrastructure, investment in [...]

By |2019-10-18T18:26:45-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in session [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:42:08-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:48:24-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Power Players: Women Leading Transportation Electrification

Join Veloz on Thursday, October 3 at 10 a.m. (PDT) for a 60-minute webinar featuring women leading transportation electrification.  You will hear from: Greenlots: Ashley Horvat, Vice President, Public & Private Partnerships (co-moderator)   California Air Resources Board: Analisa Bevan, Assistant Division Chief, Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division   General Motors: Kelly Helfrich, Manager, Electric Vehicle Charging and [...]

By |2019-09-24T14:42:15-04:00October 3rd, 2019|

Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo

This event, which was formerly known as the Midwest Green Fleets Forum & Expo, has been renamed to broaden its focus on advanced transportation - and the opportunities and challenges - that fleet owners, commercial developers, employers, manufacturers, utilities, planners, and policy makers are facing today. Learn about the rapidly changing industry landscape from [...]

By |2019-09-06T20:14:51-04:00September 18th, 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 |2019-09-13T16:41:17-04:00September 13th, 2019|

Dominion Energy to Invest in More Than 1000 Electric School Buses

On August 29, 2019, Dominion Energy announced a new commitment to help school districts in their service territories replace diesel school buses with electric models. The initiative will lead to the replacement 50 buses in the first phase and Dominion will add another 200 electric school buses every year for the next five years.

By |2019-08-29T17:46:14-04:00August 29th, 2019|

Less Than Two Percent of Utility Investment Going Towards EV Awareness

A significant push in policy development and awareness campaigns is required if EV sales, which reached only around two percent of total U.S. passenger vehicle sales in 2018, are to rise to meet market growth projections. The Energy Information Administration predicts that EVs will account for eight percent of auto sales by 2025 and recent data suggest [...]

By |2019-08-26T16:12:23-04:00August 26th, 2019|