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Engaging Utilities and Regulators on Transportation Electrification

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March 25, 2015

A growing number of auto-makers have introduced plug-in electric vehicles in California and other markets. Industry observers generally agree that ready availability of charging infrastructure is crucial to realize widespread consumer adoption. Utilities are well suited to facilitate vehicle electrification, but few have progressed beyond small-scale pilots.

In a new paper “Engaging Utilities and Regulators on Transportation Electrification” Dr. Nancy Ryan and Luke Lavin of E3 present the case for increased utility engagement, demonstrating that electrification of passenger vehicles could benefit utility customers, shareholders, and vehicle drivers.

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