Electric Utilities

Dominion Energy Virginia Approved for $20.8 Million for Several EV Pilot Programs

On March 26, 2020, the State Corporation Commission of Virginia approved all EV-related components of Dominion Energy Virginia's Grid Transformation Plan 1B. The $20.8 million in approved investment includes rebates for make-ready charging infrastructure, rebates for smart charging equipment that enables managed charging, and utility-owned charging infrastructure at strategic locations. Approvals include almost $8 [...]

By |2020-04-03T13:04:53-04:00April 3rd, 2020|

NYSERDA Adds $5 million to the Charge Ready NY Program

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has added $5 million to the Charge Ready NY program which offers $4,000 rebates to public and private organizations that install Level 2 EV charging stations at public parking facilities, workplaces, and multifamily apartment buildings. This announcement brings the program's total budget to $12 [...]

By |2020-03-09T13:34:24-04:00March 9th, 2020|

Maine PUC Partially Approves State’s First Utility EV Program from Central Maine Power

On February 25, 2020, the Maine Public Utilities Commission approved portions of several proposed EV pilots by Central Maine Power (CMP). The commission also approved programs administered by Efficiency Maine, although those will not be included in the EV Hub Utility Filing Dashboard as the organization is not an investor-owned utility. The commission approved [...]

By |2020-02-27T17:46:13-05:00February 27th, 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|

EV Hub 2019 Q4 Review

Every quarter, join us for a webinar to review what we’ve learned about transportation electrification in the United States. These webinars are free to all and we encourage you to share this meeting information with your network. All content from the webinar are based on information available on EV Hub. Join the webinar: http://bit.ly/atlas-ev-hub-2019-q4-review [...]

By |2020-01-29T15:37:33-05:00February 13th, 2020|

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 |2020-02-18T22:23:08-05:00January 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|