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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.

Calculating Fleet GHGs In Washington State

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While calculating the greenhouse gases from fuel consumption is straightforward, knowing which emission factors to use can get complicated for fleets in Washington State. Western […]

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.

Partner Fleet Profile: City of Surrey – Leveraging Partners in EV Adoption

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.

Partner Fleet Profile: GeaZone – All Electric Delivery Service

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.

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.