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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.

West Coast Electric Fleets April 19 Webinar

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Watch the webcast of the April 19 2016 West Coast Electric Fleets webinar.

City of Olympia EV Training Video

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

Workplace Charging Challenge Mid-program Review Webinar

Watch the webcast of the Workplace Charging Challenge Mid-Program Review from December 17, 2015, presented by the US Department of Energy.

Workplace Charging Challenge: US Department of Energy’s EV Everywhere Mid-Program Review

This Program Review takes an unprecedented look at the state of workplace charging in the United States.

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.