Tag: EV infrastructure

Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

Duke, other utilities see dollar signs in becoming EV experts

March 24, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

As this year’s Super Bowl viewers learned, parts of Europe are well-ahead of the U.S. in electric vehicle adoption. Energy providers there have developed an array of services to help business customers make the switch to electric, with large utility […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Ohio’s government is helping its residents switch to EVs — cutting 1,850 tons of CO2

June 5, 2020

Via: TNW

New figures show that 3,323 electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in Columbus, Ohio over the last three years, exceeding the target of 3,200. Consumer likelihood to purchase an EV also grew by more than 20 percent. The Electrification Program was […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

New Jersey EV infrastructure plan targets private capital over ratepayer dollars ‘wherever possible’

May 26, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

New Jersey ended 2019 with just over 30,000 EVs on its roads, so it will need to see rapid adoption to meet Murphy’s goal. The straw proposal process “aims to really jump start the whole EV industry in New Jersey,” […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Arizona nears EV plan finish line, but one commissioner rallies in opposition

May 14, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The commission’s December EV policy statement directed staff to develop an implementation plan, intended to provide guidelines on pilot programs, rate design, cost recovery and other issues. Approval of the implementation plan will effectively be a final vote on the […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Siemens to spin off gas and power business

May 8, 2019

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Global energy powerhouse Siemens is to undergo a fundamental transformation by spinning off its gas and power divisions into a new entity which will also comprise its stake in windpower firm Siemens Gamesa. Pending approval by an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

AEP rolls out $10M Ohio EV infrastructure incentive program

August 20, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The program is part of a wave of EV charging rollouts utilities are spearheading in an effort to spur EV adoption. Utilities spy opportunity in the increased electric sales and higher system utilization, potentially helping to lower costs for all […]

Electric Utility, Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works

National Grid to develop ‘superfast’ car charging network

February 19, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

UK utility, National Grid, has identified 50 motorway sites where it would offer rapid recharging facilities for electric vehicles. FT reports that the company is planning to install a fleet of superfast charging points along Britain’s motorways that would feed […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

In Massachusetts, utilities take a collaborative approach to EV infrastructure

May 10, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

There are about 6,200 electric vehicles on the roads in Massachusetts, but in less than a decade the state wants to reach 300,000 That means by 2025, the Bay State is targeting a 50-fold increase in zero-emission vehicles (ZEV). The […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Electric Vehicles May Never Reach Their Full Potential Without a Clear Focus on Infrastructure

May 8, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

While low gas prices have created a challenging environment for electric vehicles, year-over-year increases across nearly two dozen different EV models in all major metropolitan areas of the U.S. illustrate an obvious growth in electric consumption. But it raises a […]