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.

Bipartisan Bill Optimizing Virginia’s Vehicle Fleet Signed As Gas Prices Soar

The bipartisan bill establishes a calculator that incorporates the cost of fuel, maintenance and repairs over the life of a vehicle, and empowers fleet managers to compare the financial benefits of electric vehicles into the state’s decision-making process as older vehicles are retired and new vehicles are procured.

Guest Post: Making Good Financial E-mobility Decisions for Your Fleet

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post from Todd Mouw, president of ROUSH CleanTech, a partner in the Electrification Coalition Business Council. E-mobility can make a lot of sense financially for many fleets, from transit vehicles to work trucks. The key for fleet operators is to ask important money-related questions at the front end […]

Electrification Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Return USPS Deal to Sender

Washington, D.C.— In response to the USPS announcement that it has finalized its contract with Oshkosh Corp. to purchase gasoline-powered vehicles, Electrification Coalition Executive Director Ben Prochazka made the following statement:    “It’s beyond disappointing that the USPS has ignored the justified criticisms of its opaque and flawed environmental impact analysis and committed to an […]