Reflecting on Roadmap

This week’s spotlight is a special edition and includes some reflections from this year’s Roadmap from Nick and Lauren at Atlas. Roadmap continues to be the crown jewel of electric vehicle policy conferences in the United States. This year marked Nick’s sixth Roadmap and Lauren’s first in beautiful Portland, Oregon, and we at Atlas continue [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:25:38-04:00June 24th, 2019|

Financing Tools to Increase Electric Vehicle Access

Affordability is a key factor in the acceleration of electric vehicle adoption. State and federal incentives have had a major impact by reducing the up-front cost of electric cars, and many affordable lease deals have also helped improve access. However, many would-be electric vehicle buyers still struggle with down payments and may lack access [...]

By |2019-02-27T13:09:24-05:00March 21st, 2019|

Portland General Electric Submits EV Charging Pilot Program & Con Ed’s BIR Tariff is Suspended

Filing status updates from February include Portland General Electric's filing of an electric vehicle (EV) charging pilot program and the suspension of Consolidated Edison's tariff. Portland General Electric submitted its proposed EV charging pilot program on February 15, 2019. A previous program had been withdrawn in 2017. PGE proposes to support the deployment of [...]

By |2019-11-18T14:44:14-05:00March 6th, 2019|

Informational Meeting on Oregon’s EV Charging Proposal for VW Settlement Funds

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation, the Oregon Department of Energy and the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division, is requesting public comment on a proposal to consider using a portion of the Volkswagen diesel settlement allotted to Oregon to support the state’s policy of electrifying the [...]

By |2018-06-12T09:22:44-04:00June 26th, 2018|

Forth EV Roadmap 11 Conference

The Roadmap Conference has established itself as one of the leading electric vehicle conferences in the United States and provides a graduate course in electric vehicle deployment and business strategy. Widespread electric vehicle adoption requires a supportive ecosystem of stakeholders, from utilities and local governments to vehicle OEMs, charging providers, interest groups, and drivers. Roadmap [...]

By |2018-05-29T19:48:11-04:00June 19th, 2018|

Comments due on Oregon’s draft plan by May 19th

Oregon DEQ has posted a draft outline for use of the VW Environmental Mitigation Funds on our webpage at The state has opened a period for public comment on the elements of a plan. Details about the proposal itself, the planned public meetings/webinars and how to attend and provide comments are detailed on [...]

By |2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00May 2nd, 2017|
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