Transportation Electrification for Electric Utilities

In 2016, Edison Electric Institute and the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored an educational webinar series designed to:

  • Help utilities learn about the plug-in electric vehicle market
  • Walk utilities through the process of developing, launching, and sustaining a utility plug-in electric vehicle program in its region
  • Provide a forum for discussions, best practices, and lessons learned across the country

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1. Why Should Electric Companies Engage in Transportation Electrification Activities?

Webinar 1

We completed the first webinar in the series on June 29, 2016. We focused on key subjects, including major trends impacting utilities and automakers, changing utility landscape, plug-in market drivers, grid benefits and impacts, engaging with key stakeholders, and next steps. The webinar recording and slides are now available online.

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2. What Are The Different Transportation Markets and What Helps Make Them Succeed?

Webinar 2

We completed the second webinar in the series on August 2, 2016. We covered transportation electrification markets and where are they going, what helps make transportation electrification markets succeed, and electric company examples of successful transportation electrification programs.

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3. Discussing the Ratepayer Benefits of EVs On the Electrical Grid

Webinar 3

We completed the third webinar in the series on December 8, 2016. We discussed ratepayer benefits derived from utility investment in transportation electrification programs.

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