Rocky Mountain Institute Report Highlights How Fleet Managers Can Prepare For Coming Wave Of Electrified Vehicles

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 04:57:15 +0000

Steep Climb Ahead—How Fleet Managers Can Prepare for the Coming Wave of Electrified Vehicles offers the first comprehensive assessment of how major US fleet managers are approaching the electrification of their fleets. It is based on RMI’s survey of 91 fleet managers operating large fleets, as well as 18 in-depth interviews conducted with fleet managers

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Volta Charging Raises $125 Million

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 04:52:25 +0000

Volta has been doing quite well, and investors recently poured an extra $125 million into the company to supercharge growth. Volta pulled in $125 million in an oversubscribed Series D financing round

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Fleet Owners: For Big Savings, Plan Now For Electrification

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:57:32 +0000

Today, most fleets are at an early stage of EV adoption and their approach is incremental — e.g., buy a few vehicles and a few chargers each year. In our recently-released report Steep Climb Ahead

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Our Biden Charging Station Plan — Update

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:01:15 +0000

In a previous article, I introduced a draft plan to help the Biden Administration get the most from their plan to add 500,000 EV charging stations. I wanted to give readers a quick update and and solicit more input

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Exclusive Interview: Mayor of America’s 10th Largest City on Benefits & Challenges of Electrification

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 04:22:16 +0000

I’ve been following San Jose’s Mayor, Sam Liccardo, for some time. In 2019, I heard from environmentalists in California about how he was instrumental in getting all-electric building legislation through the city council of the nation’s 10th largest city. I’ve also been tracking San Jose’s nation-leading efforts in clean electricity and electric vehicles

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Vermont — Highest Number Of Public Electric Vehicle Chargers Per Capita

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 11:00:00 +0000

The number of public electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the country has been growing. As of November 2020, Vermont had the highest number of public chargers per capita with 114 EV chargers per 100,000 people

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Charge: Scooter Docks & Charging Hubs For Any Company

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 18:45:52 +0000

Charge provides a variety of services aimed at providing spaces for every brand of shared scooter, and possibly even some privately owned ones. By offering shared spaces for any company’s scooters, there can be more safe spots to park and/or charge without taking up vital urban space that’s already crowded

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Electrifying Fleets: Going From Pilot Scale To Full Scale

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:24:16 +0000

Fleet electrification at pilot scale is relatively simple: buy a vehicle, buy an inexpensive Level 2 charger, and you’re done. But as fleet managers start electrifying a large share of their fleet vehicles, a more difficult set of challenges awaits and they will need to begin planning now

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Allegheny County Adds 6 More Xcelsior CHARGE Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:52:13 +0000

In Pittsburgh, the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) just chose to add six more of New Flyer’s Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses to its fleet. These new buses are 40 feet long and are zero-emissions heavy-duty transit buses that will help the community to lower its collective carbon footprint

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Colorado Approves $110 Million Transportation Electrification Plan

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:31:02 +0000

Xcel Energy will deploy approximately 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at residential, commercial, and public sites across Colorado, under a $110 million plan formally approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission this week

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