“As Ethical Markets has covered in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard® tracking private investments in green sectors worldwide, the best way to accelerate consumer uptake of electric vehicles, beyond the search we tracked on better batteries and storage, continues to be to make clean solar-powered EV charging stations widely available. This availability is best achieved by deploying free-standing solar-powered EV chargers such as those supplied by San Diego-based EnvisionSolar (EVSI) www.envisionsolar.com These are now used widely in California, and many US cities since they require no digging, permitting, install in a few minutes in any regular parking space .
For full disclosure, this is why I am an investor and we recommend this webinar!
~Hazel Henderson, Editor“
Accelerating Worldwide Plug-in Electric Vehicle Market Development: 5 Policy Interventions
August 29, 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT
On August 29, 2018, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Scott Hardman and Gil Tal of the University of California Davis.
For plug-in electric vehicles to reduce urban air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in time to meet emissions reduction goals, they must be deployed quickly and in large numbers. To achieve this large-scale market deployment, vehicles need support from policymakers and stakeholders. This webinar will cover 5 interventions that research has shown are effective in growing electric vehicle markets. The effectiveness of these interventions is supported by research from members of the International Electric Vehicle Policy Council, a group of 25 experts from around the world committed to researching the transition to plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). Council members are researchers and academics working in universities, laboratories, institutes, and research centres that focus on gathering empirical evidence on electric vehicle adoption. The council brings together their research findings to develop policy recommendations supported by research data. The aim of this is to provide policymakers and any other stakeholders with reliable evidence-based policy recommendations from which they can make actionable decisions. These recommendations are covered in this webinar and include financial purchase incentives, reoccurring/indirect incentives, infrastructure development, supply side regulations, and consumer engagement.