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Post date: Oct 12, 17

Dealer payment is unique among statewide electric vehicle rebate programs

The first two years of electric vehicle (EV) rebates in Connecticut have helped boost EV sales in the state by nearly double since 2015. The rebates, combined with a unique incentive for dealerships, also are playing an important role in motivating dealerships to sell EVs, according to a dealer survey reported by the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE).

Post date: Sep 27, 17

The nation’s top-rated electric vehicle (EV) fleets have been recognized by Fast Fleet, a new clean transportation awards program presented by CSE that acknowledges commercial and public fleet operators that reduce pollution emissions and curb fossil fuel use by achieving superior electric vehicle utilization.

Post date: May 08, 17

The Center for Sustainable Energy’s Hanna Grene, associate director of government affairs, weighs in on the role of clean energy as the fastest growing energy-related job market and the best pathway to affordable, secure, domestic energy generation despite headwinds from the Trump administration.


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New Incentive Project to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Statewide Launches in Fresno County

Up to $4 million available for charging stations at businesses, multifamily housing and public agencies

A project promoting expansion of California’s electric vehicle charging network to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light-duty trucks debuted in Fresno County Dec. 20, 2017.

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Cooperative Purchasing Solves EV Charger Delay for Local Governments

As local governments commit to purchasing electric vehicles (EVs) for their fleets, the slow pace of procurement is emerging as a major source of delay, according to Michael Terreri, Fleet and Facility Services manager at the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE). CSE staff regularly encounter instances of public EV fleet procurement taking as long as a year because of difficulty determining charging infrastructure and equipment specifications.

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