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 |2019-11-18T14:35:30-05:00September 13th, 2019|

Request for Information: Voluntary Minimum Standards for DC Fast Charging Stations

The eight signatory states of the Regional Electric Vehicle Plan for the West Memorandum of Understanding (REV West MOU) are seeking input on what factors the states should consider when developing minimum standards for DC fast charging stations in the intermountain region. NASEO has released a Request for Information (RFI) on behalf of the REV [...]

By |2018-10-25T20:16:13-04:00October 25th, 2018|

VW Settlement Related RFPs Open in 9 States

Don't miss out on the 14 RFPs currently open in 9 states! With the finalization of many state VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plans, we have seen an increase in the number of RFPs announced. Open RFPs include requests for Diesel Emission Reduction Act funds, vehicle replacement programs, and charging stations. See the list below of [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:15:59-04:00October 24th, 2018|

Utah Releases Final Mitigation Plan

Utah Department of Environmental Quality released their final VW settlement mitigation plan. All funds will be used for public fleets, except for projects funded through the DERA category. Below is a breakdown: Funding Category Eligible Mitigation Action(s) Allocation % Class 4-8 Local Freight Trucks, School Buses, Shuttle Buses, and Transit Buses 1,2,6 73.5% Light-Duty [...]

By |2018-06-26T20:10:23-04:00June 26th, 2018|

Utah Department of Environmental Quality Seeks Public Comment

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is requesting public comment on how to use VW settlement funds. The state agency setup an advisory committee who have offered recommendations on how to distribute the funds (see table below). The public is encouraged to use an Excel-based calculator to learn which categories will achieve the [...]

By |2017-11-07T20:58:10-05:00November 1st, 2017|

Western Governors Unite to Create EV Charging Network

The governors of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide a framework for creating a regional electric vehicle plan for the West (REV West Plan) and the Intermountain West Electric Vehicle Corridor. The plan was announced on October 4th at the Energy Innovation [...]

By |2018-05-15T07:44:10-04:00October 10th, 2017|
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