Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool


The Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool equips users with decision-relevant information on the financial viability and environmental impact of light-, medium-, and heavy-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 [...]

Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool2021-09-14T16:54:09-04:00

Public EV Charging Business Models for Retail Site Hosts


As the passenger electric vehicle market grows in the United States, public charging infrastructure has not kept pace, and this gap is expected to grow as EV prices drop and vehicles sales expand into new markets. Retailers are uniquely positioned to shrink the existing public charging infrastructure gap by installing EV charging [...]

Public EV Charging Business Models for Retail Site Hosts2020-04-29T22:49:07-04:00

Assessing the Business Case for Hosting Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in New York State


As the electric vehicle (EV) market grows, so does the demand for public charging stations. Public charging infrastructure expansion is limited by high upfront costs of equipment and installation, uncertain usage of charging services, and consumers’ willingness to pay for public charging. To date, public funding has been an important component of [...]

Assessing the Business Case for Hosting Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in New York State2021-04-26T09:43:55-04:00

EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool


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 Tool2020-05-11T14:04:54-04:00

State Roundtable on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure


In September 2018, Audi revealed its first all-electric vehicle (EV), a midsize crossover utility vehicle with a manufacturer-estimated range over 200 miles. In conjunction with this launch event, Audi of America sponsored the State Roundtable on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in collaboration with Atlas Public Policy and the Alliance for Transportation Electrification. The goal of [...]

State Roundtable on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure2018-12-11T16:56:58-05:00

Lessons Learned from BlueIndy


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 BlueIndy2017-08-15T17:18:32-04:00

EV-Solar Purchase Program


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 Program2017-11-14T14:48:21-05:00

EV Shared-Use Mobility Program


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 Program2017-11-14T15:12:20-05:00

Transportation Electrification Toolkit for Connecticut


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 Connecticut2018-03-09T13:51:46-05:00

Lessons Learned from Solar Benefits Colorado


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 Colorado2017-08-15T17:18:42-04:00
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