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Drive EverGreen 2.0 Incentive Program: Final Evaluation Report

Sonoma Clean Power, a community choice electricity provider in Northern California, contracted with the Center for Sustainable Energy to administer the second iteration of an incentive program (Drive EverGreen) that supports electric vehicle adoption in Sonoma County. This evaluation report summarizes Drive EverGreen 2.0, which ran from 8/8/2017 through 11/30/2017, including evaluation activities and recommendations to inform future programs.

  July 2018
 

Presentation: "Electric Vehicle Rebates: Exploring Indicators of Impact in Four States"

This presentation was delivered as part of a “Lighting Talk” at the EV Roadmap 11 Conference in Portland, Oregon. An exploration of the impact of four statewide rebate programs for clean-vehicle adoption: Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP); Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV); Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR); and Drive Clean by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Outcomes include the profiles of rebate consumers, how the rebates influenced consumer behavior, and what the impacts are on the market of electric vehicles.

  June 2018
 

Update: "California’s Electric Vehicle Rebates: Exploring Impact"

A preliminary exploration of the impact of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), a statewide rebate program for clean-vehicle adoption. Outcomes include the rate at which rebated vehicles are replacing household vehicles, and the importance of the CVRP in making it possible for participants to acquire an electric vehicle.

  June 2018
 

Comments Addressing the Proposed Rulemaking for the Oregon Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

CSE submitted comments applauding Oregon’s leadership in launching an electric vehicle (EV) rebate program as a key component in the state’s plan to meet its zero-emission vehicle goals and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. CSE’s comments are based on our experience administering statewide EV rebate program in four states: California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York.

  March 2018
 

Response to CARB’s Public Workshop on Developing a Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for California’s Allocation of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust

The Center for Sustainable Energy® (CSE) is pleased to provide these comments in response to CARB’s Public Workshop on Developing a Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for California’s Allocation of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust.

  February 2018
 

Public Fleet Pilot Project Final Report Fiscal Year 2014-15

As part of the California Air Resources Board’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), the Public Fleet Pilot Project offered a tailored electric vehicle (EV) incentive solution for public agencies serving disadvantaged communities (DACs), as defined by CalEnviroScreen, to reduce emissions in areas disproportionately impacted by air pollution and help achieve greenhouse gas reduction goals.

  January 2018
 

Center for Sustainable Energy's Response to the 2018 State Rail Plan (2018 Plan)

The Center for Sustainable Energy® (CSE) is pleased to provide these comments in response to the 2018 State Rail Plan (2018 Plan).

  December 2017
 

Center for Sustainable Energy’s Response to Pre-Rulemaking Public Meeting to Discuss 2018 LCFS Preliminary Draft Regulatory Amendment Text

CSE provides comments in the following areas: I) General Comments on Transportation Electrification, II) Energy Economy Ratios (EERs), III) Renewable Electricity (EVs and Hydrogen), IV) Smart Charging and Smart Electrolysis, V) Crediting for Renewable Propane

  December 2017
 

CSE’s Response to the November 7, 2017 Meeting and Public Workshop discussing the 2018- 2019 Investment Plan Update for the ARFVTP

CSE has received ARFVTP funds for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) readiness planning and best practice implementation projects in the San Diego and San Joaquin Valley regions.

  November 2017
 

Response to CARB’s Public Workshop on Developing a Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for California’s Allocation of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust

CSE continues to praise CARB’s leadership on VW settlement matters, and is appreciative of this workshop’s transparent and public process. At this time, CSE provides comments in the following areas, consistent with CARB’s September 20, 2017 public workshop announcement.

  November 2017
 

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