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.
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.
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.
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.
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” explores the dimensions of the climate opportunity that EVs offer, with a focus on Oregon and Washington.
The City of Surrey knows EVs are the future of transportation. This commitment was addressed through their 2008 Sustainability Charter and 2010 Corporate Emissions Action Plan. In 2011, Surrey became the first major city in Canada to host a publicly accessible EVSE. They also began piloting a Nissan Leaf that same year.
In 2012, Andrew Mitchell, an eco-preneur started GeaZone – an all-electric delivery service based in Victoria, B.C. Beginning with only an electric tricycle, Andrew quickly grew the business and expanded to what’s now 2 E-trikes, 3 Nissan Leafs, and 2 Smith Electric Trucks. They have continued to double their growth annually, and are the first delivery company to sign the West Coast Electric Fleets Pledge.