How Rural Communities Can Meet the EV Moment 

Rural communities, especially in the Southeast, can be at the forefront of the EV transition, but not without intentional leadership. It takes coordination, planning, and problem solving outside of traditional operational silos, but the benefits can be significant.

Electric School Buses: The Opportunity for Michigan

Please join the Electrification Coalition and World Resources Institute for a roundtable discussion on the wide-ranging benefits of electric school buses and Michigan’s window of opportunity to accelerate deployment. The event will feature remarks from Governor Gretchen Whitmer and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, among others.

Florida EV Education Day

On Monday, March 27, join the Electrification Coalition and partners for Electric Vehicle (EV) Education Day at the Courtyard at the Florida State Capitol Building in Tallahassee. The event will provide an opportunity to inform lawmakers about the industry’s growth and encourage the policies needed to continue Florida’s EV leadership. There will also be an EV […]

Indiana Transportation Electrification Bootcamp

The Electrification Coalition is hosting a virtual Indiana Transportation Electrification Bootcamp on Friday, April 14. This event will bring together stakeholders from across the transportation electrification space.

Georgia EV Education Day

The Electrification Coalition and our partners are hosting an EV Education Day at the Georgia state capitol on Tuesday, March 7. The event will include a vehicle display starting at 10 a.m. and a press conference at noon on Liberty Plaza. Meet with or send a message to your representative!

Electrification Coalition Statement on 2023 State of the Union Address

An electric truck in front of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

“As the president stated in last night’s remarks, the administration has taken significant steps toward a transportation future that is domestically powered and stably priced and offers family-sustaining jobs for all Americans. We are seeing unprecedented momentum for the transition to electric vehicles, and the related investments from the Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provide the down payment needed to end our dependence on oil and achieve economic prosperity. Now it is time to, in the president’s words, ‘finish the job’ and implement the crucial transportation electrification investments established through recent legislation and actions.”

Big Rigs and Bites: A reception and panel on medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles in Florida

On December 14, the Electrification Coalition hosted “Big Rigs and Bites,” a reception and panel in Amelia Island, Florida, held in advance of the 2022 Florida Automated Vehicles Summit. The event focused on the policy opportunities for electrifying medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, including trucks and buses. Attendees enjoyed networking and refreshments in addition to the panel discussion.   

North Carolina Governor Speaks at Electrification Coalition’s Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle State Policy Bootcamp

On Tuesday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper gave keynote remarks at the Electrification Coalition’s Medium- and Heavy-Duty (MHD) State Policy Bootcamp and Showcase. The event, which took place at the McKimmon Center at NC State in Raleigh, featured panels on the wide-ranging benefits of MHD electric vehicles (EVs) and the policy opportunities to advance their deployment in North Carolina.  

DRVE Tool: Marking a Milestone Year, Checking Out Latest Features

Join the Electrification Coalition and Atlas Public Policy for a walk-through of the latest version of the Dashboard for Rapid Vehicle Electrification (DRVE Tool), a powerful analysis tool that brings deep analysis to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicle electrification.

Electrification Coalition Applauds NC Governor’s Action on Clean Trucks

On Tuesday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced a new executive order directing the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality to begin the rulemaking process for the Advanced Clean Trucks rule, which will gradually increase the availability of electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in the state.

Meeting the Moment, Seizing the Initiative

The IRA, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), and the CHIPS Act covered many energy, transportation, infrastructure, and supply chain challenges. Throughout this legislative session, our staff helped advance and shape these critical policies to reduce our dependence on oil while accelerating the shift towards electrified transportation built in the U.S. and allied countries.  

New Report: Consumers Benefit from the Freedom to Buy Electric Vehicles

Today, under Electrification Coalition (EC) leadership, a report was released by Atlas Public Policy that investigates giving consumers the freedom to buy electric vehicles (EVs) – an opportunity to accelerate the adoption of EVs by lifting the current prohibition that prevents manufacturers in many states from selling EVs directly to the consumer.

Electric School Buses: The Opportunity for Illinois

Please join World Resources Institute and the Electrification Coalition for a roundtable discussion on the wide-ranging benefits of electric school buses and Illinois’ opportunities to accelerate their deployment. 

August Charging Infrastructure Webinar

August 18 at 2 PM ET, the Electrification Coalition is hosting the third in a series of webinars about charging infrastructure. The event, Our Compliments: Complementing NEVI with State and Local Policy, will detail how bold and rigorous local policy can maximize the current NEVI funding opportunity

July Charging Infrastructure Webinar

On July 21, the Electrification Coalition hosted the second in a series of webinars about charging infrastructure. The event, titled What’s Next for NEVI?, featured a panel of policy, advocacy, and industry experts who shared their feedback about the draft minimum standards and shared tips for engaging in the comment period.

June Charging Infrastructure Webinar

On June 16, the Electrification Coalition hosted the first in a series of webinars about charging infrastructure. The event, titled “Technology, Power, & Station Design,” featured a panel of charging infrastructure providers and energy experts, who talked about best practices in this space.

WEBINAR: Advancing V2G Technology

SAFE and the Electrification Coalition hosted a webinar on the benefits of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology and related policy recommendations to accelerate adoption. The event coincided with the launch of a new report that details the policies needed to advance V2G technology at the federal, state, and regional levels to enhance energy security and resilience.