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Jump on Board the Electric Bus Fleet Movement

Transit authorities are facing new and exciting challenges on the path to electric bus fleets: new infrastructure, technology and operational considerations. For help developing a comprehensive fleet electrification plan, transit authorities might find value in an external partner’s insight.

Utility Opportunities and Threats from Residential Solar, Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage

Use of rooftop solar and electric vehicles is on the rise for homeowners. Learn how progressive utilities are preparing to implement rate and infrastructure changes to fit changing electricity demand, increase current periods of underutilized capacity and fairly price electricity across the entire customer base year-round.

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Explore a West Coast Marine Terminal Operation Revolution

The Port of Los Angeles is breaking ground with clean energy solutions, developing new demonstration technologies as scalable solutions for marine terminals worldwide.

Keep on Trucking

Heavy-duty electric vehicles — from transit buses and garbage trucks to shuttles and delivery vans — are accelerating change in the landscape of smart infrastructure. But what makes the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle market well-suited for electrification?

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Plug into Charging Capabilities for Electric Bus Fleets

Transit agencies face two challenges in optimizing public transportation with electric bus fleets: space and operations. To overcome these efficiency concerns, potential charging systems should be evaluated closely based on each agency’s requirements and processes.

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Optimize the Grid with Distribution Data

Data from the electric distribution system is opening new opportunities for cost savings and improved energy usage efficiency. Learn how applying a combination of two voltage control concepts into a systemwide algorithm can create value.

Building More Resilient Communities

Identifying energy interdependencies is only the beginning. Whether an earthquake, flood or tornado, communities are distinguished from each other by their ability to withstand, respond to and recover from disastrous events.

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Disrupting the Norm with an Integrated Approach

An integrated team approach is shaking up conventional methods to expedite progress and improvements.

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Get Ready: Electrification is Headed Your Way

Stop wondering if the electrification of the automotive industry is really, truly a thing. It is, and it’s coming your way.

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Charging Ahead

The accelerating adoption of electrification, especially in the transportation sector, brings about significant implications for power infrastructure. How will communities and consumers adapt?

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Operating Without Interruption

Extensive downtime isn’t an option for high-use infrastructure — and the possibility of such a disturbance during construction might push the project farther down the priority list. A strategic plan, with a phased delivery approach, allows people and processes to move along without disruption to daily routines.

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Securing Grant Funding for the Green Omni Terminal Project

To fund a renewables-based microgrid, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals — the third-largest independent West Coast terminal operator — hit a big snag: funding. By leveraging creative funding mechanisms with private and government sources, a resilient and sustainable shipping terminal received the green light.

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Electrifying Public Transportation With an Industry Leader

As the first transit agency in the United States to bring a fast-charge electric bus into service, Foothill Transit has long held a leadership position in electrified transportation. Now it is taking the next step — developing a comprehensive master plan to transition its natural gas-fueled bus fleet to 100% battery electric by 2030.

A Road Map for Successful Conversion to a Fully Electric Vehicle Fleet

Electric utilities and transit agencies may not know how to complete an efficient conversion when it comes to electrifying their vehicle fleets. Following a comprehensive road map allows them to identify challenges and quantify benefits while still meeting their business needs.

Electrifying the Future of California's Infrastructure

As California ramps up its commitment to reducing air pollution, Southern California Edison (SCE) is leading the charge for utilities in the electric vehicle (EV) charging space. To accommodate the state’s goal of having 30% of vehicles on the road electric by 2030, SCE needed to establish an expansive charging infrastructure program.

Understanding the Long-Term Impacts of Electric Vehicle Charging

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) on U.S. roads is expected to increase dramatically in the next 5 to 20 years. To prepare for this growth, it’s critical for utilities to understand the full effect EV charging will have on long-term peak demand.

Imagining an Electric World

The electrified future is coming. For many industries and communities, being prepared for the changes can mean the difference between success and failure. Creating a road map for how to absorb the changes economically and culturally can help.

Preparing the power industry for USPS fleet electrification

Growth in e-commerce has pushed parcel delivery companies to consider the potential of using alternate fuels to power fleet vehicles. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is making plans to replace more than half of its 160,000 aging vehicles with alternately fueled vehicles by 2026. Should the USPS choose an electric vehicle design, the impact on the power industry will be substantial.

Taking EV Charging to the Next Level

When it comes to charging, electric vehicles (EVs) come in a variety of options — not all of which play nice together. Understanding the basic levels of EV charging available, the relative market penetrations of different plug types and the changing needs of EV owners can go a long way in helping determine what charging infrastructure will work for your needs.

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Getting the Most from EV Infrastructure Investments: A Programmatic Design-Build Approach

For most transit agencies and fleet operators, the biggest impediment to fleet electrification is a lack of available charging infrastructure. But making informed decisions is challenging in the ever-changing electrification market. The programmatic approach to project delivery clarifies the path, allowing you to scale your infrastructure cost-effectively with speed and quality.