Public Policy

Transportation Electrification in Florida


This brief provides an overview of Florida’s EV market while also highlighting travel patterns and transit agency statistics for major metro regions. These data provide insights on where Florida can leverage government resources and public policy to accelerate the transition to EVs. On-road vehicles are the leading source of criteria pollutants in [...]

Transportation Electrification in Florida2020-10-16T08:38:39-04:00

Transportation Electrification in the Southeast


This brief defines key indicators that outline the state of transportation electrification in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee (‘Southeast’). Overall, the Southeast is behind other regions in the country in terms of passenger EV adoption, EV charging deployment, government funding, and utility investment in transportation electrification. However, the [...]

Transportation Electrification in the Southeast2020-10-13T15:00:39-04:00

Electric Utility Filing 1st 2020 Bi-Annual Update


This report examines recent trends in transportation electrification with a focus on EV-related filings by investor-owned electric utilities. Since 2012, utility commissions across the country have approved almost $1.5 billion in transportation electrification investments [1]. Between January and June 2020, $60 million in utility investment was approved. These approvals could support an [...]

Electric Utility Filing 1st 2020 Bi-Annual Update2020-10-09T14:55:54-04:00

Highway Revenue Assessment Tool


The Highway Revenue Assessment Tool, built in Microsoft Excel, gives users insights into how the road network is funded by motor fuel taxes and how that revenue will change with new market conditions. The tool also allows users to explore scenarios to change motor fuel taxes and fees on electric vehicles [...]

Highway Revenue Assessment Tool2020-06-11T09:29:54-04:00

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

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