Georgia Legislators Face Big Clean Energy and Transportation Opportunities
A number of bills at the Georgia General Assembly could bring home benefits of clean energy, electric vehicles, and grow energy equity. Here are five policies of particular significance.
Year-End Data Shows Electric Transportation is Full Speed Ahead in the Southeast
Despite overall U.S. auto sales increasing 3% last year, electric vehicle sales in the Southeast jumped a whopping 49%. But that’s just part of the story.
Combining multiple strategies to address urban mobility needs while electrifying transportation is essential to reach our climate targets
As we work toward electrifying transportation, we must keep in mind that while replacing every vehicle on the road with an EV would vastly reduce emissions, it could also perpetuate existing inequities…
Unpacking the New $5B National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program
The $5 billion National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program is the cornerstone of $7.5 billion in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure funding made available by the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act…
North Carolina's EV Charging Infrastructure Ambitions Just Got a Boost
The North Carolina Utility Commission approved Duke Energy's electric vehicle Make Ready Credit Program that will put the responsibility of bringing electricity to EV charging stations on utilities and not EV charging…
Governor Cooper’s Executive Order Commits NC to Address Climate Change and Build an Equitable Clean Energy and Clean Transportation Economy
Today, January 7, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Executive Order 246, reflecting the energy and transportation leadership we at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and other advocates have called…
In 2021, Electric Transportation in the Southeast Took Off
2021 may prove to be the year when the electric vehicle market hit an inflection point, taking off nationally and in the historically lagging Southeast.
Southeast Energy Offices Launch New Mapping Tool
State Energy Offices across the Southeast collaborated on an electric vehicle infrastructure planning tool to guide equitable charger deployment.
EVERYONE Needs Access to Reliable Charging in order to Transition to Electric Transportation
A SACE staffer's personal experiences with an electric vehicle taught her that it is absolutely critical that utility and public investments center equity and make charging available for folks like her.
Florida's Electric Vehicle Market is Ready for Lift Off
Policymakers need to capitalize on Florida’s EV potential: upward trending market indicators, a robust EV Master Plan, and $30.7 billion in upcoming federal electric vehicle (EV) eligible funding.