Electric Utilities

EV Hub Live Episode #3: Utility Role in EVs Coming Into Focus

Electric utility engagement in transportation electrification has been rapidly expanding in recent years. As the role of the utility in advancing EVs comes into focus, the extent to which they will accelerate EV deployment is a hot topic. Investments alone are up more than three times compared to 2019 with two recent approvals in [...]

By |2020-09-14T17:23:01-04:00September 30th, 2020|

On July 21, 2020, Southwestern Public Service (SPS) Company in New Mexico filed their transportation electrification plan (TEP) for commission approval. SPS requests approval of its proposed TEP budget of $3,168,000 total for plan years 2021, 2022 and 2023. The program includes three main focus areas: residential charging, public fast charging, and advisory services [...]

By |2020-09-04T17:52:11-04:00September 4th, 2020|

Southern California Edison Approved to Invest $436 Million Through Charge Ready 2 Program

On August 28, 2020, SCE was received an approval with modification for their Charge Ready 2 Program. The approval includes approvals for up $436 million in investment for EV initiatives. This investment could support up to 40,100 charging stations and includes investment in fleet advisory services for customers to transition fleet vehicles to EVs. [...]

By |2020-09-04T17:40:11-04:00September 4th, 2020|

California Adds $436 Million in Utility Investment in EV Charging

Source: EV Hub   Electric Utilities in the Golden State are lengthening their lead over the rest of the field with a new approval for Southern California Edison announced on August 27th. The $436 million approval for the utility’s Charge Ready 2 program brings California utility EV investment to a total of $1.5 billion in [...]

By |2020-08-31T14:52:27-04:00August 31st, 2020|

Utility and Government Funding for EVs Surpasses $4 billion

Source: EV Hub   State governments, utilities, and utility commissions have been charging full steam ahead this summer with policies and programs supporting transportation electrification despite the continued struggle against COVID-19. Administrators, legislators, and regulators have been racking up milestones, with both the government and utility sectors surpassing the $2 billion dollar [...]

By |2020-08-17T16:09:34-04:00August 17th, 2020|

New York Utilities Get the Green Light to Invest $700 Million

Source: EV Hub   New York continues to show leadership in transportation electrification with a new order from the Public Service Commission issued on July 16th requiring six of the state’s largest utilities to invest in EV programs. The order approved more than $600 million for make-ready investment to support the expansion of the [...]

By |2020-08-03T16:57:22-04:00August 3rd, 2020|

New York Public Service Commission Approves $700 million Make-Ready Program

On July 16, 2020, the New York Public Service Commission authorized six New York utilities to invest in make-ready EV charging and environmental justice pilot programs with a statewide budget of up to $701 million, $206 million of which will directly benefit environmental justice and low- or moderate-income communities. Investment through the program will [...]

By |2020-07-27T19:15:50-04:00July 27th, 2020|

Florida Power & Light Files New EV Rate

On June 19, 2020, Florida Power & Light filed their application for two new optional pilot EV rates designed to support legislation in Florida seeking to accelerate the deployment of EV fast charging throuhgout the state. One is an optional tariff allowing EV drivers to purchase charging services directly from FPL at certain utility-owned [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:15:40-04:00July 9th, 2020|

California Passes Landmark Advanced Clean Trucks Rule

Source: CARB The Golden State continues to lead the nation in their pursuit of rapid transportation electrification. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously passed the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule on June 25th, the first-of-its-kind regulation requiring manufacturers to ramp up sales of electric vans and trucks. The rule begins in 2024 and sets [...]

By |2020-06-29T15:21:02-04:00June 29th, 2020|
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