December 1, 2023

electric vehicles (EVs)

Wash. Considers Eliminating EV Charger Chip Reader Requirement

Washington's Department of Agriculture is mulling a petition by the EV charging industry to eliminate a state requirement that public chargers contain a credit card chip reader for payments.

Report Offers Snapshot of Utilities amid Energy Transition
Itron's 2023 Resourcefulness Insight Report examines the U.S. energy transition from the perspective of 250 U.S. utility executives and 10 public utility commissioners.
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Report: Southeast Leads US on EV Manufacturing, but Lags on Sales
The Southeast Alliance for Clean Energy's report found that despite being responsible for 40% of all new investments in EV manufacturing, sales in the Southeast range from only 2.5% to 7% of vehicle sales, below the national average.
Report Shows Rapidly Growing Need for EV Chargers in California

California will need to double its public EV charging infrastructure between 2030 and 2035, according to a new report by the state's Energy Commission.

NJ Seeks Stakeholder Input on Pending Storage Program
Even after a series of public hearings on New Jersey's proposed storage incentive program, debate remains over whether utilities should be allowed to own storage projects.
NCUC Approves Duke Energy’s Voluntary EV Charging Program
North Carolina regulators approved a new, voluntary electric vehicle charging program where Duke Energy will rent and maintain chargers for its customers.
EPRI Launches Cross-industry Initiative to Advance EV Adoption
Transportation electrification is driving unprecedented levels of cross-industry collaboration as automakers, utilities, regulators and policymakers look ahead to how they will reach a growing list of ambitious goals.
Whitmer EV Chargers Caught Up in Driveway Controversy
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s effort to install two electric vehicle chargers at the state’s Executive Residence have gotten caught up in a controversy over a driveway project at the house.
NJ Ramps up EV Purchase, Charger Installation Programs
New programs will also offer special incentives to spur installation of EV chargers at New Jersey's tourist destinations and multiunit dwellings.
NHTSA Proposes 66.4-mpg Fuel Efficiency for Passenger Cars by 2032
The NHTSA issued a proposal for a major increase in national fuel efficiency standards for cars, light-duty trucks and some heavy-duty vehicles.

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