Thought Leadership

Research and Reports

 
EV Consumer Characteristics, Awareness, Information Channels & Motivations

Presentation covering information on electric vehicle consumers including who is adopting EVs, how current consumers are becoming aware and what messages are resonating with consumers.

  Jul, 2016
2016 Self-Generation Incentive Program Handbook

The Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) provides financial incentives for the installation of new qualifying technologies that are installed to meet all or a portion of the electric energy needs of a facility. The purpose of the SGIP is to contribute to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reductions, demand reductions and reduced customer electricity purchases, resulting in the electric system reliability through improved transmission and distribution system utilization; as well as market transformation for distributed energy resource (DER) technologies. This handbook establishes the policies and procedures of the SGIP for potential program participants and other interested parties. The SGIP has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and is subject to change in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. Any changes made to the SGIP will be published in revisions to this Handbook and/or posted at each Program Administrator’s (PA’s) website. The Program Administrators are: Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), the Southern California Gas Company (SoCal Gas) and the Center for Sustainable Energy® (CSE)2.https://www.selfgenca.com/documents/handbook/2016 

  Feb, 2016
Zero-Emission Vehicle Markets in California: Disadvantaged Communities and the State Overall

Presentation focused on zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) in California's disadvantaged communities and the state overall. Information covers ZEV consumer insights and vehicle trends.

  Feb, 2016
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Long Term Planning: Funding Needs for Fiscal Years 2016–2017 thru 2018–2019

The following assesses, primarily through extrapolation of real-world data, the funding requirements for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) for fiscal year 2016–2017 (FY 16–17) thru FY 18–19.

  Feb, 2016
CVRP Implementation Status Update

Presentation given at a CVRP long-term planning workshop and includes an implementation overview, public data and tools and a summary of program participation.

  Dec, 2015
California Solar Initiative-Thermal Program Handbook

The CSI-Thermal Program is designed to significantly increase the adoption rate of solar thermal technologies into the California marketplace.

  Nov, 2015
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Participation Rates: The First Five Years

The following summarizes participation in the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) over the first five years of the program.

  Oct, 2015
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Final Report 2013-2014

California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), administered by CSE for the California Air Resources Board, provides rebates for purchasers and lessees of plug-in electric and fuel cell vehicles throughout the state. The CVRP distributed $81,044,756 in fiscal year (FY) 2013–2014 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 40,046 eligible vehicles in California. From project inception through the end of FY 2013–2014 funding, the CVRP has issued 69,802 rebates, totaling $146,050,207 in rebate funds. This report summarizes the funding, implementation and outcomes of CVRP during FY 2013-2014.

  Sep, 2015
Monetary Vehicle Incentive Administration & EV Market Transformation

Presentation given at the NACAA Spring Membership Meeting covering EV activities and motivations, monetary vehicle incentive administration and lessons learned.

  Apr, 2015
Electric Vehicle Dealership Engagement: Forum on Electrifying Transportation
  Apr, 2015