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Transportation ESCOs: Increasing Adoption of Electric Vehicle Fleets

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This webinar explores the potential of ESCO business models to accelerate integration and adoption of electric vehicles into fleet operations.

Partner Fleet Profile: City of Vancouver – EV Fleet Management

In 2009, the City of Vancouver was one of the first to pilot the Mitsubishi i-MiEV as part of their fleet. By 2012, the number of EVs in the city’s fleet grew from 1 to 17, not including the electric bikes and scooters used by staff to get to and from meetings. The city currently has 31 EVs in the fleet with plans to have at least 115 by 2020.

Partner Fleet Profile: Fraser Valley Regional District – Making the Case for EVs

In 2013, the Fraser Valley Regional District planned for the future by installing a dual-port charging station at their Chilliwack, B.C. office. Two years later, they put out a tender for their first electric vehicle in their fleet.

Partner Fleet Profile: Antelope Valley Transit Authority – All-in on Electric Buses

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority received big news in November 2014. The board that governs the AVTA decided that all buses in the fleet will be replaced by 2018 with electric buses.

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.

Partner Fleet Profile: EVs Save City of Seattle Fleet Money and Improve Overall Infrastructure

This City of Seattle fleet partner profile gives an overview of the benefits of integrating 87 battery electric passenger cars into their 4,000 vehicle fleet. Expanding the number of electric vehicles is an ongoing effort that the city has promoted in lockstep with its electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Electric Truck & Bus Grid Integration: Opportunities, Challenges and Recommendations

This report gives an overview of the opportunities and challenges faced by medium- and heavy-duty electric truck, or e-truck, and bus market. It provides an up-to-date review of current and future vehicle-grid integration issues facing the industry.

The City of Houston: Forward Thinking on Electrification

This case study provides information on Houston's strategic adoption of EVs to reduce fuel and maintenance costs and improve air quality.