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Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative Announces Partnership with Second Nature, Expands to Include Higher Education Institutions

The Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative (the Collaborative) is excited to announce a partnership with Second Nature to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) deployment at colleges and universities around the country. Second Nature, a Boston-based non-governmental organization (NGO), has more than 450 colleges and universities in their network, greatly expanding the Collaborative’s reach.

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Advocates Release Model Policy Toolkit Showing All Sectors Have Role to Play in Transportation Electrification

The Sierra Club, Plug In America, the Electrification Coalition, and Forth, released a newly updated version of AchiEVe: Model Policies to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption, the most current and comprehensive national toolkit designed to accelerate the switch to clean, electric vehicles (EVs) in an effective and equitable way by providing various stakeholders with model EV policies at the state, local, and utility levels.

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Electrification Coalition Applauds State Leaders for Accelerating Transition to Electric Trucks

Statement by Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Our transportation sector is almost entirely reliant on oil, so we need to take critical action to accelerate the transition to electrification. These 15 states and the District of Columbia have taken an important step toward making freight movement a driving force for our electric transportation future. This ambitious action from state leaders will help reduce our oil dependency, diversify the fuel used to move freight across the country, lower vehicle emissions, and ensure our transportation network is powered domestically.”

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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Amy Malaki

Amy Malaki is the Director of Partnerships and Policy at SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas, pioneering global leaders in sustainable aviation fuel production and supply. Prior to SkyNRG, Amy was the Associate Director for the transportation portfolio at the ClimateWorks Foundation where she developed philanthropic investment strategies to advance a sustainable, equitable and low-carbon mobility system. She also pioneered the organization’s international aviation decarbonization strategy. Prior to that she focused on Asia business development at Better Place, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle network startup. She has a B.A. in Chinese and China studies from the University of Washington and an M.A. in international policy studies (energy and environment) from Stanford University.