Thought Leadership

Research and Reports

 
Characterizing California Electric Vehicle Consumer Segments

This presentation talks about how characterizing market segments is increasingly important as the market for electric vehicles (EVs) transitions from enthusiast early adopters into more mainstream consumers and becomes increasingly diverse.

  Oct, 2016
Electric Vehicle Rebates in Disadvantaged Communities

This presentation focuses on evaluating progress with appropriate comparisons of electric vehicle rebates in disadvantaged communities.

  Oct, 2016
Evaluating the Connecticut Dealer Incentive for Electric Vehicle Sales

The Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) program provides a consumer rebate of up to $5,000 for the purchase of an electric vehicle (EV) and a dealer incentive of $300 for each rebated vehicle. The dealer incentive feature is unique among statewide EV rebate programs and has generated interest among EV market stakeholders nationwide. In 2016, the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) conducted a study to understand how the CHEAPR dealer incentive is distributed and used by dealerships, and to explore its effectiveness in promoting the development of the EV market.

  Oct, 2016
Multifamily Interactive Map

Our Multifamily Interactive Map will assist contractors in identifying regions in California with a dense multifamily building stock in order to support targeted marketing efforts and customer acquisition.

  Oct, 2016
Townspeople Case Study - Low-income Complex Installs Solar to Help Tenants Save Money

After the initial energy efficiency improvements, Townspeople wanted to continue to help tenants save on electricity by installing a solar electric system for tenant needs and common area load.

  Oct, 2016
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project: Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicle Data and Lessons Learning

This presentation, given at the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) Public Forum and Executive Board Meeting, focuses on Fuel-Cell vehicle data and lessons learned.

  Oct, 2016
City of Chula Vista Case Study

Saving Energy and Money through City-owned Building Benchmarking and Retrofits.

  Sep, 2016
CHEAPR Program Statistics

Interactive data visualization on Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate program participation

  Sep, 2016
Auto Alliance Zero-Emission Vehicle Sales Dashboard

Interactive data visualization on light-duty zero emission vehicle sales across the country

  Sep, 2016
Experience Electric Campaign Report

The Experience Electric campaign’s final report includes the initial results, the campaign extension event summaries, and the campaign findings.

  Sep, 2016