Electric Vehicles



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 [...]


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 Financial Barriers to the Adoption of Electric Trucks


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


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 Tool2020-05-14T13:25:29-04:00

EV Hub


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


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

Vehicle-Grid Integration


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


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 State2020-04-15T07:48:19-04:00

Electric Utility Filing Bi-Annual Update 2019 (1)


This report provides an overview of electric utility filing activity related to transportation electrification for the first half of 2019. From January 1 through June 30, 2019, commissions throughout the United States have approved more than $116 million in electric utility investment in transportation electrification. Seven programs that could bring in an [...]

Electric Utility Filing Bi-Annual Update 2019 (1)2020-04-29T22:45:42-04:00

Electric Trucks and Buses Overview


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