Stan Cross

Electric Transportation Director
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Stan joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2019. Stan leads SACE’s electric transportation policy, utility reform, and program implementation across the Southeast. Previously, Stan led and co-founded Brightfield Transportation Solutions—a start-up that designed and deployed solar-integrated electric vehicle charging stations. Stan also served as a transportation electrification consultant for the Cities of Raleigh and Charlotte, NC, and the Energy Foundation.

Stan serves in a leadership capacity to the Southeast Electric Transportation Regional Initiative, Georgia’s Electric Mobility Innovation Alliance, Drive Electric Florida, Plug In North Carolina, South Carolina’s Electric Vehicle Stakeholder Initiative, and Drive Electric Tennessee.

Before his work with transportation electrification, Stan led Warren Wilson College’s Environmental Leadership Center and was recognized as NC’s 2007 Environmental Educator of the Year. Stan received a BA in Psychology from Skidmore College and his Masters of Arts and Science from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, with concentrations in climate change and creative writing.

Stan's Recent Posts


Move over, Michigan: Georgia now leads in building next-generation cars

This op-ed was written by SACE’s Electric Transportation Director, Stan Cross. It originally appeared in the Georgia Recorder on July 3, 2024. It is reprinted here with permission. Since the first Ford…


Talking EVs: 3 Hot Topics Right Now

SACE's Electric Transportation Director shares insights into timely electric vehicle (EV) topics on LinkedIn. Check out what's captured his attention recently and join the conversation.


SACE and Partners Announce Electric Black Futures

Electric Black Futures will support and empower underserved Black communities in Albany, Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, to envision and create their electric mobility future.

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