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2020 Electric Transportation Review: Highlights and Winners from the Southeast

2020 saw a number of electric transportation economic development highlights across the Southeast, producing some winning utility engagements and state actions.

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Looking ahead: What climate and energy actions might we see in 2021?

UPDATE: The Georgia runoff elections on January 5, 2021, solidified Democrat control over the Senate by the slimmest margin of 50 to 50 with Vice President Harris poised to cast the tie…

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor: Leading on Sustainability & Resilience

In an era where political leadership is all too rare, it’s a treat to applaud Tampa Mayor Jane Castor for her vision of Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow.  As part of this broader effort,…

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New Florida Power & Light EV Pilot Tariff Passed to Support DC Fast-Charging

The Florida Public Service Commission approved a Florida Power & Light proposal that intends to bolster private sector deployment of electric vehicle fast chargers.

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Duke Energy’s Electric Transportation Pilot Gets Green Light in NC

The North Carolina Utilities Commission approved a scaled-back version of Duke Energy’s $76 million Electric Transportation Pilot proposal. The Commission signaled its willingness to consider a second pilot proposal after Duke establishes…

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Florida is Setting a Course Toward Transportation Electrification

During the timespan of 2020's record-breaking hurricane season, Florida agencies have been laying groundwork that could translate into significant transportation electrification opportunities. The SACE clean transportation team has been actively engaging in…

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EVs Are Here, Plug In Now: Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is

This blog post is the fourth in a new series by SACE volunteer Dave Erb intended to dispel some of the mis- and disinformation which dominate the public discourse about electric vehicles…

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Transportation Electrification in Florida: State Policies Will Drive Growth (Part 3)

Florida is #2 in the nation in electric vehicle (EV) sales, but currently near the bottom in state government policies and investment. State lawmakers can advance policies and direct investment to accelerate…

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Transportation Electrification in Florida: Leveraging Utility Engagement (Part 2)

Florida is #2 in the nation in electric vehicle (EV) sales, but near the bottom in utility investment. The state also lags other states in EV charger deployment. Utility engagement is needed…

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Transportation Electrification in Florida: Opportunities are Bright, Could Be Brighter (Part 1)

Florida is #2 in the nation in electric vehicle (EV) sales, but near the bottom in government and utility investment. The state also lags other states in EV charger deployment. Utility engagement…