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New Report Explores Federal Government’s Potential to Accelerate Transportation Electrification

August 24, 2021

Via: Waste360

Transportation electrification is at top of mind for consumers and policymakers, and the shift to this technology will happen at scale in time. Electrifying federal fleets, the largest in the market, would accelerate the transition, helping to reduce oil dependency and greenhouse gas emissions while saving money.

Those are among main takeaways of a webinar of the Electrification Coalition and policy tech firm Atlas Public Policy, who jointly released a report that concludes 97% of buses and light-duty vehicles in the federal fleets could be replaced by electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030 at cost savings over traditional vehicles. Up to 40% could be replaced at savings by 2025.

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