2017/18 Drive Clean Seattle Implementation Actions and Categories

2017/18 Drive Clean Seattle Implementation:  Strategy Action Smart Cities: Leverage technology to advance the goals of a shared, clean and equitable transportation system. Advance electric shared mobility at Shared Mobility Hubs by developing infrastructure implementation roadmap for Shared Mobility Hubs. Develop a policy framework for autonomous vehicles to encourage investment in electric vehicle technologies and shared mobility. Race and Social Justice: Maximize …

Grid of tomorrow can be one which rewards beneficial EV charging behavior and driver input to manage load distribution

By Eric Schmidt, September 4, 2017, Fleet Carma, in Electric Utilities The electric vehicle (EV) market is booming. Bloomberg estimates EVs will account for 35% of new vehicle sales worldwide by 2040. The increase in electric cars means the load on electricity systems are also on the rise. This poses a problem for electric utilities around the world. New electric vehicles such as the …

Offering coffee, store, and break space with fast charging

23 Sep 2017 by Kyle Field in Clean Technica – Tesla Exploring Opening Service Stations Alongside Superchargers Tesla is reportedly exploring the possibility of opening service stations to be co-located with its Superchargers, reports GrubStreet. The news came from Tesla Chief Technology Officer (CTO) JB Straubel who presented about industrial innovation this week at FSTEC, a conference that discusses the intersection of food …

Smoothing demand at EV fast-charging stations through storage solutions, shifting/shedding load for flexible demand at home or work

EV Clustered Charging Can Be Problematic For Electrical Utilities,  70 to 80% of the charging load could be shed at peak load times in case of an emergency and still ensure that all vehicles were fully charged in time for a scheduled trip. By Eric Schmidt SSTI, 4 Sep 2017 The electric vehicle (EV) market is booming. Bloomberg estimates EVs will account for 35% …