Business Models

Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool

2017-12-06T08:08:36+00:00

The Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool equips users with decision-relevant information on the financial viability and environmental impact of light-duty vehicle fleet procurements. The Microsoft Excel-based tool can evaluate a variety of procurement ownership structures, vehicle types, and procurement scenarios. The tool compares procurements side-by-side on a cost-per-mile basis and provides an analysis of cash [...]

Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool 2017-12-06T08:08:36+00:00

EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool

2017-06-06T12:03:39+00:00

The EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool equips users with critical information on the financial performance of electric vehicle charging projects. The Microsoft Excel-based tool is capable of evaluating a variety of business arrangements, including sophisticated public-private partnerships. The tool uses the discounted cash flow method to evaluate the financial performance of a charging project [...]

EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool 2017-06-06T12:03:39+00:00

Lessons Learned from BlueIndy

2017-08-15T17:18:32+00:00

Background BlueIndy, launched in Indianapolis in September 2015, is the largest electric car sharing service in the United States. The BlueIndy service aims to provide its users with convenient access to an environmentally-friendly car that is less expensive than owning a vehicle. As of September 2016, BlueIndy had 240 vehicles with 80 charging [...]

Lessons Learned from BlueIndy 2017-08-15T17:18:32+00:00

EV-Solar Purchase Program

2017-11-14T14:48:21+00:00

An EV-Solar Purchase Program encourages the combined use of solar PV technology and EVs. A partnership between a lead financing organization and local vendors would draw on the aligned interests and pooled resources of stakeholders to accelerate the adoption of both EV and solar PV technologies. A program that deploys solar and EVs together [...]

EV-Solar Purchase Program 2017-11-14T14:48:21+00:00

EV Shared-Use Mobility Program

2017-11-14T15:12:20+00:00

Shared-use mobility services (ride-hailing and carsharing) increase access to flexible, personal vehicle alternatives. With ride-hailing services, the user is a passenger in a hired vehicle, primarily for one-way trips. For carsharing, the user has access to a fleet of vehicles to drive for a one-way trip or roundtrip, depending on the service’s business model [...]

EV Shared-Use Mobility Program 2017-11-14T15:12:20+00:00

Transportation Electrification Toolkit for Connecticut

2017-09-19T07:53:40+00:00

The Transportation Electrification Toolkit helps Connecticut municipalities develop strategies to encourage transportation electrification through the pairing of electric vehicles and residential solar photovoltaic systems and electric shared-use mobility solutions. The toolkit consists of summaries of each transportation electrification concept, a case study of the concept from outside Connecticut, and potential approaches to deploy the [...]

Transportation Electrification Toolkit for Connecticut 2017-09-19T07:53:40+00:00

Lessons Learned from Solar Benefits Colorado

2017-08-15T17:18:42+00:00

Background The solar group purchase concept, pioneered in Portland, Oregon in 2009, allows homeowners or businesses to use their aggregated purchasing power to negotiate discounts from solar vendors. In addition to providing purchase discounts, these programs build awareness of solar through consumer education and outreach. The initiative started in one Portland neighborhood and [...]

Lessons Learned from Solar Benefits Colorado 2017-08-15T17:18:42+00:00

Moving Forward with Green Energy

2017-06-29T00:21:39+00:00

This report consists of a market potential assessment of various alternative fuels and vehicles tailored to local conditions in Connecticut. The report found that the increased deployment of plug-in electric vehicles is the most promising approach to reduce emissions from Connecticut’s transportation sector and to meet the state’s energy and climate goals. September 2016 [...]

Moving Forward with Green Energy 2017-06-29T00:21:39+00:00

EV Charging Guide

2017-05-18T08:07:29+00:00

This guide answers questions that private investors and state and local agencies, such as state energy offices, may have in deciding whether and to what extent they should invest in publicly available charging infrastructure. The guide demonstrates that with continued public support in the near term, new business models could gradually make publicly available [...]

EV Charging Guide 2017-05-18T08:07:29+00:00