Infrastructure Webinar on 6/16: Technology, Power, and Station Design

Technology, Power, and Station Design Within this broad theme we’ll dig into specific station design needs for medium and heavy duty vehicles and what states, industry, and stakeholders should consider to maximize the opportunity for LDV-focused NEVI-funded deployments to also serve the MHDV fleet. We’re looking forward to hearing from utilities, automakers, and charging infrastructure […]

Webinar Resources: “Electric School Buses: The Opportunity for New Jersey” October 13, 2021

Children running toward a school bus

Partners and stakeholders from across New Jersey joined World Resources Institute and the Electrification Coalition on Oct. 13, 2021, for a roundtable discussion on the wide-ranging benefits of electric school buses and New Jersey’s window of opportunity to accelerate deployment. Watch the webinar. The event began with remarks from New Jersey’s First Lady, Tammy Murphy, […]

Electrification Coalition and Partners Selected as Finalists for $10 Million Climate Challenge

Electrification Coalition and Partners Selected as Finalists for $10 Million Climate Challenge Award will identify solutions to decarbonize transportation, buildings and industry   For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Contact: Marc Moorghen, 773-789-1714,   CHICAGO – Lever for Change announced that the Electrification Coalition is among the finalists for the 2030 Climate Challenge, […]

ECBC Partner Spotlight: General Motors

ECBC Partner Spotlight General Motors Aspires to Eliminate Tailpipe Emissions from New Light-Duty Vehicles by 2035 GM, an Electrification Coalition Business Council (ECBC) partner, announced on Jan. 28 that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040. The company has developed a vision for an all-electric future and aspires […]

Electrification Coalition Launches EV Policy Showroom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 28, 2021Media Contact: Julie Sutor   New suite of online resources puts EV policy information at the fingertips of policymakers and EV advocates Washington, D.C. — The Electrification Coalition unveiled its EV Policy Showroom Thursday, offering policymakers, EV advocates, industry partners and other stakeholders an online trove of easily navigable data and […]

Electrification Coalition Applauds Biden Announcement on Electrification of Federal Fleets 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 27, 2021 Contact: PDF version   Electrification Coalition Applauds Biden Announcement on Electrification of Federal Fleets  Washington, D.C.— In response to President Biden’s signing of an executive order that directs federal agencies to procure zero-emission vehicles, Electrification Coalition National Director Ben Prochazka made the following statement: “The Electrification Coalition applauds […]

Electrification Coalition Praises Smart Columbus for Exceeding Electric Vehicle Adoption Goal

The Electrification Coalition (EC) today praised Smart Columbus for exceeding its goal of 3,200 electric vehicle (EV) purchases in the seven-county Columbus, Ohio region in fewer than three years. The EC serves as a strategic and technical advisor to the Smart Columbus Electrification Program, part of a smart city initiative co-led by the City of Columbus and Columbus Partnership that includes more than 100 public- and private-sector partners.

Electrification Coalition Applauds Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan

Statement of Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Electrifying our transportation network will help reduce the economic, public health, and national security threats posed by oil’s monopoly on our transportation sector and yesterday’s actions by the Polis administration will bring us one step closer to that future.”

Electrification Coalition Announces Three New Members Of Expanding Team

The Electrification Coalition (EC) today announced that Sue Gander, Meredith Roberts and Aaron Viles have joined the EC’s growing team and will help launch an expanded effort to increase supportive electric vehicle (EV) policies at the local, state and federal levels. The Electrification Coalition (EC) is a sister organization to Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), a nonpartisan nonprofit with a mission to reduce U.S. oil dependence as an economic and national security priority.

A Year of Growth and Impact

When the Collaborative launched, the program had an initial count of 22 cities and counties committed to purchasing 391 electric vehicles (EVs). In just one year, this cohort has grown nearly tenfold to include more than 160 cities, counties, public transit agencies, and port authorities that are committed purchasing to more than 2,400 electric vehicles. […]

Program Update: Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative

Post Update: April 5, 2019 Since its launch six months ago, the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative has been hard at work with cities and counties across the United States to support the electrification of public fleets. So far in support of the Collaborative, 43 cities and five counties have committed to procuring a total […]

Retaining Federal EV Tax Credit Vital for U.S. Energy Security and Beating China to EV Market Dominance

In response to the White House announcing its intention to eliminate the federal electric vehicle (EV) tax credit in its proposed budget, in order to save the U.S. government $2.5 billion over 10 years, Electrification Coalition (EC) President and CEO Robbie Diamond issued the following statement: “Eliminating the federal EV tax credit not only exacerbates the economic and national security dangers posed by our oil dependence, but also gives China a vital advantage in the global EV race. Electricity is a bona fide American-made fuel, and switching to electricity will help the Trump administration hit its energy dominance goals by cutting domestic oil consumption and maximizing our petroleum exports.”