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.
The Electrification Coalition’s Local Government Playbook contains recommendations for how counties, cities, and towns can leverage federal investments in electric vehicle infrastructure.
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.
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.
The Electrification Coalition is hosting a policy bootcamp on the wide-ranging benefits of medium and heavy-duty electric vehicles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amid unprecedented momentum surrounding electric vehicles (EVs), the Electrification Coalition (EC) is welcoming new team members and promoting employees. These exciting staffing developments will help the EC expand its state EV policy work and strengthen its deployment programs, including freight electrification.
Electrification Coalition Applauds Indiana for Submitting NEVI Plan to Build EV Charging Infrastructure
The Electrification Coalition (EC) commends the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for publishing the Indiana Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan.
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
Electrification Coalition Applauds Georgia for Submitting NEVI Plan to Build EV Charging Infrastructure
The Electrification Coalition (EC) applauds the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for submitting its National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) state plan.
Electrification Coalition Applauds Illinois for Submitting NEVI Plan to Build EV Charging Infrastructure
The Electrification Coalition (EC) applauds the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) for submitting its National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) state plan to the federal Joint Office of Energy and Transportation.
Electrification Coalition Applauds North Carolina for Submitting NEVI Plan to Build EV Charging Infrastructure
The Electrification Coalition (EC) applauds the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) for publishing the North Carolina Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Development Plan.
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.
The Electrification Coalition applauds Ohio for submitting its NEVI state plan, committing to building a statewide EV charging network
Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to deploy a nationwide electric vehicle (EV) charging network, the Ohio Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan will guide the administration of federal funds allocated to Ohio to build EV charging infrastructure along its alternative fuel corridors and accelerate Ohio’s electric mobility future.
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.
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.
SAFE and the EC Release Report Containing Policy Recommendations to Advance Adoption of Vehicle-to-Grid Technology
New policies are required to facilitate the widespread and rapid adoption of V2G technology, so that U.S. communities can access its benefits. The report highlights key federal, regional, and state policy recommendations for deploying V2G technology at scale.
The Electrification Coalition applauds the U.S. Department of Transportation and the White House on the release of new draft rules to guide the installation of a nationwide electric vehicle charging network.
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.
The state will award funding to school districts to help finance, purchase, and maintain electric school buses, and to install EV charging infrastructure.
Electrification Coalition Applauds Cooper Administration for Electric Transportation Budget Proposals
The plan recommends that $22 million be allocated to the North Carolina Department of Transportation to support electric vehicles and transportation technology innovation, with more than $10 million dedicated to leveraging federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed in 2021
The report shares key findings from the EC’s Drive Electric Orlando Rental Pilot, through which tourism industry titans incentivized travelers to rent EVs in Orlando.
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 […]
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 […]