electric vehicles

Georgetown Climate Center Report Identifies Funding Options for State Plug-In Electric Vehicle Programs

The report identifies options for states to fund plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) programs and highlights ways that states across the U.S. are supporting PEVs. PEVs have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance our nation’s energy security, and save drivers money over the lifetime of the vehicle.

Report Captures Best Practices in State Plug-In Electric Vehicle Programs

A report released by the Georgetown Climate Center captures best practices in state-sponsored plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) programs and lessons in PEV program development and implementation that may serve as models to other states.

Eight States Announce Sales of Electric Vehicles Have Surpassed 250,000

Representatives from states that signed the zero emission vehicle memorandum of understanding (ZEV MOU) announced that over 250,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been sold nationwide. The ZEV MOU signatories (California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont) gathered at the California Air Resources Board meeting in Diamond Bar, California, to announce this milestone and reaffirm their commitment to putting 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road in their states by 2025.  Six of the eight ZEV MOU states - CT, MD, MA, NY, RI, and VT - participate in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) and its Northeast Electric Vehicle Network.

About the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Data

The electric vehicle charging station map provided on this site demonstrates the growing number of public charging stations in Northeast Electric Vehicle Network states.

Private-Sector Companies Pledge Support for the Deployment of Electric Vehicles in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States

The Transportation and Climate Initiative announced this week that seventy organizations have pledged to help facilitate the deployment of electric vehicles in the northeastern United States - in large part due to work being done by states to develop the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network.

TCI States Release Stakeholder Pledge to Demonstrate Deep Support for EVs

Support for electric vehicles in the northeast continues to grow, and states participating in the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network are forging ahead with preparations for the mass market arrival of plug-in cars and trucks and the economic and environmental benefits that these vehicles can deliver.

Car Manufacturers, Utilities, and Other Stakeholders Discuss Priorities for the Northeast EV Network

Private- and public-sector organizations from across the country, including General Motors, Tesla, Coca-Cola, and Northeast Utilities, gathered with representatives from northeast states and clean cities coalitions recently to discuss ways to expedite the deployment of electric vehicles. 

Media Coverage: Launch of the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network

More than 80 media sources ran a story last week about the launch of the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network due, in part, to an Associated Press piece that helped break the news.  The story was picked up by News Day, Business Week, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe to name a few.

Northeast States Form Regional Electric Vehicle Network

Transportation, energy and environment officials from ten northeast states and the District of Columbia announced the formation of the Northeast Electric Vehicle Network on Wednesday. The Network will work to bolster economic growth, maintain the region’s leadership in the clean energy economy and reduce the area’s dependence on oil and its emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

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