Electric Vehicles

Assessing Financial Barriers to the Adoption of Electric Trucks

2020-04-01T13:57:53-04:00

The transportation sector is now the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and medium- and heavy-duty vehicles account for a disproportionate share of those emissions. The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has partnered with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), David Gardiner and Associates (DGA), and Atlas [...]

Assessing Financial Barriers to the Adoption of Electric Trucks2020-04-01T13:57:53-04:00

Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool

2020-02-24T09:56:13-05:00

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 Tool2020-02-24T09:56:13-05:00

EV Hub

2020-01-09T22:36:37-05:00

The Atlas EV Hub is an online platform to equip all stakeholders with actionable information on the EV market. The objective of EV Hub is to bring a data-driven approach to policymaking around transportation electrification and accelerate market growth. The EV Hub contains a wealth of data on the transportation electrification market, including vehicle [...]

EV Hub2020-01-09T22:36:37-05:00

Public and Electric Utility Support for Electric Buses and Trucks

2020-02-13T08:11:04-05:00

America’s medium- and heavy-duty vehicles are going electric in response to technological improvements, regulatory requirements, and complementary policies. Manufacturers, transit agencies, and fleet operators alike benefit from a wide range of supportive public programs and investment from electric utilities to accelerate deployment. This report provides an overview of public and utility funding [...]

Public and Electric Utility Support for Electric Buses and Trucks2020-02-13T08:11:04-05:00

EValuateNY

2020-01-14T10:28:30-05:00

EValuateNY demonstrates the value of using data to gain insights into the effectiveness of public policies and activities. Working with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Atlas uses EValuateNY to better understand the rapidly evolving electric vehicle market throughout New York. EValuateNY is a unique approach to policy analysis, using [...]

EValuateNY2020-01-14T10:28:30-05:00

Vehicle-Grid Integration

2019-10-24T20:46:30-04:00

This brief lays out the challenges and opportunities of vehicle-grid integration (VGI). Electric vehicles (EVs) can help increase the utilization of existing electrical grid assets and put downward pressure on electricity rates by decreasing the average cost of delivering electricity. Many aspects of VGI, including time-of-use (TOU) rates and demand response programs [...]

Vehicle-Grid Integration2019-10-24T20:46:30-04:00

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

2019-09-26T09:19:47-04:00

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 State2019-09-26T09:19:47-04:00

Electric Trucks and Buses Overview

2020-02-13T07:04:00-05:00

This report provides an overview of bus and truck electrification in the United States. Electrification in the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle sector is increasing in the United States with California leading the way. This report draws on recent research from the ICF and other sources to present information on electric bus and [...]

Electric Trucks and Buses Overview2020-02-13T07:04:00-05:00

EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool

2019-04-12T18:08:07-04:00

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 Tool2019-04-12T18:08:07-04:00

State Roundtable on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

2018-12-11T16:56:58-05:00

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