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Post date: Feb 11, 15

California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) is offering state and local public agencies serving disadvantaged communities newly increased rebates for purchasing eligible electric vehicles for their fleet operations. CSE, as administrators of the statewide project for the California Air Resources Board, is now accepting rebate applications funded by $2.8 million available from the state’s Low Carbon Transportation Investments.

Post date: Nov 17, 14

Comments such as zippy, fast and smart were among the most often-heard reactions of first-time electric vehicle divers during the Experience Electric-The Better Ride campaign held in the San Francisco Bay Area during the past six months.

Launched in May 2014, the EV awareness campaign held test drives at more than 20 workplace and community outreach events, allowing over 3,000 drivers to try various all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in an effort to spur EV adoption.

Post date: Sep 30, 14

CSE’s Experience Electric – The Better Ride campaign was present at DeAnza College in Cupertino, Calif., to witness electric vehicle (EV) history as attendees at the 42nd Annual Silicon Valley EV Rally broke the Guinness World Record for the largest Electric Vehicle Parade on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Philip Robertson, a Guinness World Records judge, was present and certified that 507 all-electric vehicles fully participated to create the largest EV Parade to date. The previous record was set earlier this year in Stuttgart Germany.


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CA Energy Commission Awards Grant to CSE for First Standards-Based Smart EV Charging Platform

The California Energy Commission has awarded a $1.5 million grant to the CSE to lead development of an advanced management platform for integrating electric vehicle (EV) charging with utility-scale energy systems.

CSE will work closely with KnGrid, a leader in vehicle-grid communications, to create a standardized platform that optimizes charging benefits for both grid operators and vehicle owners. It will be the first data platform to employ the international ISO/IEC 15118 standard for flexibly managing vehicle charging with data from the power grid.

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CSE Selected to Administer Connecticut EV Rebate Program

Promoting electric vehicles to reduce regional air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has selected CSE to administer a new incentive program aimed at increasing the number of zero-emission vehicles state residents own. The program provides $885,000 in funding for the purchase or lease of eligible electric vehicles (EVs).

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Massachusetts Taps CSE for Renewed EV Rebate Program

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced April 2 approval of $2 million funding for the second year of Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV), a program administered by CSE for the state’s Department of Energy Resources (DOER). Massachusetts has set a goal of 300,000 zero-emission vehicles or 15 percent of the projected registered vehicles in the state in 2025.

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