Thought Leadership

Research and Reports

 
Summary of CVRP Rebate Eligibility and Funding Availability Over Time (Updated)

A fact sheet which details changes in Clean Vehicle Rebate Project rebate amounts, consumer-income eligibility criteria, and program funding availability over time (updated October 2019).

  Oct, 2019
Tools and Techniques for Tracking Your Fleet’s Success

In this presentation, public and private fleet operators and managers can learn about fleet success and how to measure. It covers the criteria, key performance indicators and software used for evaluating fleet utilization, tracking maintenance and operational costs and other critical factors. Featured speakers from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) are Jacob Berks, fleet manager, and Casey Fallon, director of procurement, warehouse and fleets. Rhona Matthews, CVRP for Fleet project manager, will discuss CVRP incentives of up to $7,000 per vehicle to purchase or lease new, eligible zero-emission and plug-in hybrid light-duty vehicles.

  Sep, 2019
Presentation: "How to Approach Zero Net Energy for Existing Municipal Buildings"

During the presentation "How to Approach Zero Net Energy for Existing Municipal Buildings", project lead at Center for Sustainable Energy and project partner from the City of San Diego discover what steps need to be taken and procedures followed to retrofit the three libraries to achieve zero net energy. More project details be found on the SD ZN3 project website.

  Aug, 2019
Presentation: “EV Rebates: Demographic Update, Program Design Features, and Paths Forward for Broadening Participation”

Provides equity metrics, demographics, program-design features, and outreach strategies from four state-wide incentive programs. Given to the ZEV Alliance webinar “Expanding Access Listening Series.”

  Aug, 2019
Cap-and-Invest: A review of policy, design and models and their applicability in Vermont

This report explores three North American cap-and-invest systems for reducing GHG emissions, with the goal of providing policy-makers with a better understanding of how cap-and-invest systems work,identifying lessons learned and outlining policy recommendations for creating an economy-wide cap-and-invest system for GHG emissions for Vermont.

  May, 2019
Bring EV Charging to Your Workplace

Join EV experts from Plug-In San Diego for a virtual presentation on bringing EV charging to your workplace. Our experts cover the basics of plug-in electric vehicles and charging stations, the value of installing infrastructure at commercial properties as well as best practices and resources for successful charging installation.

  Apr, 2019
Bring EV Charging to Your Multifamily Community

Join EV experts from Plug-In San Diego for a virtual presentation on bringing EV charging to apartment and condo communities. During the presentation, our expert covers the basics of plug-in electric vehicles and charging stations, the value of installing infrastructure at multi-unit dwellings as well as best practices and resources for successful charging installation.

  Apr, 2019
CALeVIP Northern California Incentive Project Prelaunch Webinar

Hear from the CALeVIP implementation team during this prelaunch webinar as they provide a project overview of the newest CALeVIP project launching in Humboldt, Shasta and Tehama counties.

  Apr, 2019
Presentation: “Additional Analysis of CVRP Funding Need and Program-Change Scenarios”

Presentation given at the California Air Resources Board’s fourth CVRP Workgroup meeting for 2019–20 Funding Plan development (April 23, 2019). The presentation 1) updates previous estimates of the rebate funding needed using a new “Middle” scenario, 2) analyzes three new program-change designs and their timelines, and 3) provides additional contextual data characterizing leasing trends and programs utilizing MSRP caps rather than income caps.

  Apr, 2019
Presentation: “Updated Funding Need, Program-Change Scenarios, and other Planning Considerations”

Presentation given at the California Air Resources Board’s third CVRP Workgroup meeting for 2019–20 Funding Plan development (April 4, 2019). The presentation includes updated estimates of rebate funding demand and additional analysis of program-design changes, including cost-effectiveness metrics. It also provides additional contextual information, such as trends in purchase prices, and tallies over $188 B in private investment that may accompany public investment to reach the state’s goal of 5 million EVs by 2030.

  Apr, 2019