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Electric Carsharing in Underserved Communities Report

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Electric Carsharing in Underserved Communities: Considerations for Program Success is a report by the Greenlining Institute. The goal of the report is to address both the potential benefits of carsharing programs in low- and moderate-income communities and specific elements essential to making such programs work.

2017 City of Portland Electric Vehicle Strategy

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This Electric Vehicle Strategy focuses on electrification of the public transit system, shared vehicles and the private automobiles that remain in use, which is one of the many strategies the City is taking to reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector.

Workplace Charging at University Campuses: US DOE Report

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This US DOE report on workplace charging at university campuses explores ways that colleges and universities are finding innovative and effective ways to offer plug-in electric vehicle charging as part of the US DOE Workplace Charging Challenge.

Utilities Power Change: Commercial Workplace Charging Engagement Report

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This report explores how using electricity to power vehicles can help advance energy security and reduce emissions, and also presents a new market opportunity for utilities looking to diversify and offer an added benefit to commercial customers.

US DOE Overview: Using Solar Power to Supplement Workplace Charging

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This US Department of Energy primer provides a helpful overview of using solar power to supplement workplace charging. It outlines common types of solar connected charging scenarios and also provides links to supporting resources with additional details on using solar panels to charge EVs.

Why Electric Vehicles are a Climate Solution: Report

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“Why Electric Vehicles are a Climate Solution” explores the dimensions of the climate opportunity that EVs offer, with a focus on Oregon and Washington.

City of Olympia EV Training Video

A fun, City of Olympia training video showing employees how to use an electric vehicle.

Removing Barriers to Electric Vehicle Adoption by Increasing Access to Charging Infrastructure

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This study identifies the barriers faced by potential EV adopters who lack access to reliable off-street parking for charging and provides recommendations for equitable access to EV charging for residents in all housing types.

Example Building Codes for Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging (California)

This document provides building code guidance for installation of electric vehicle supply equipment.

Benefits: Public and operational benefits of ZEVs including environmental protection and improved vehicle performance.

Charging/Fueling Infrastructure: Charging and fueling station locations, technology, and costs.

Costs: Vehicle total cost of ownership, which includes initial costs as well as operating and maintenance costs.

Driver Orientation: Introductory content for driver training: terminology, vehicle types, charging station access, etc.

Educating Organization Leadership: Resources for decision-makers on topics such as ZEV deployment policies, strategies, challenges, and opportunities.

Fleet Audit & Analysis: Guidance, tools, and examples for strategic planning and procurement decisions.

Location Specific: Resources and information specific to a city, state, or region.

Maintenance: Information related to vehicle and charging/fueling infrastructure maintenance.

Market Analysis: Past and future ZEV market conditions.

Financing: Strategies and tools to encourage private investment.

Partnerships & Networks: Formal or informal stakeholder groups convened to address cross-sector issues.

Public Incentives & Policies: Government resources that encourage ZEV and infrastructure deployment.

Vehicles: Vehicle model information on technology, pricing and cost comparisons, and availability.