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EV Hub Live

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EV Hub Live is a first-of-its-kind video podcast recorded live and distributed for free to the public policy community working to advance transportation electrification. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy’s founder, Nick Nigro, the podcast will run at least once a month and be focused on presenting valuable content to the public policy professional. As the podcast will be recorded live, listeners will be able to ask guests questions in real-time. Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version of each episode. Visit EV Hub to learn more.

EV Hub Live is a first-of-its-kind video podcast recorded live and distributed for free to the public policy community working to advance transportation electrification. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy’s founder, Nick Nigro, the podcast will run at least once a month and be focused on presenting valuable content to the public policy professional. As the podcast will be recorded live, listeners will be able to ask guests questions in real-time. Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version of each episode. Visit EV Hub to learn more.

Location:

United States

Description:

EV Hub Live is a first-of-its-kind video podcast recorded live and distributed for free to the public policy community working to advance transportation electrification. Hosted by Atlas Public Policy’s founder, Nick Nigro, the podcast will run at least once a month and be focused on presenting valuable content to the public policy professional. As the podcast will be recorded live, listeners will be able to ask guests questions in real-time. Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version of each episode. Visit EV Hub to learn more.

Twitter:

@atlasevhub

Language:

English

Contact:

202-750-4314


Episodes

ENSURING THE JUICE IS WORTH THE SQUEEZE: EV Charger Reliability

4/13/2022
In this episode of EV Hub Live, we sit down with Kameale Terry, CEO of ChargerHelp! and Cory Bullis, Senior Public Affairs Specialist at FLO to talk about the nuts and bolts of reliable EV charging.

Duration:00:37:55

BRAKING! Covering the EV Transition

2/9/2022
In this episode of EV Hub Live, we sit down with Arianna Skibell of Politico and Jennifer Hiller of the Wall Street Journal to talk about their experience covering the EV transition. Jennifer is an energy reporter and wrote a strong and data filled story about EVs and the cost of charging. Arianna is a climate and transportation reporter and wrote a fascinating and winding history of the Postal Service’s transition to EVs. We will talk about the EV stories that both journalists have...

Duration:00:38:15

EVs: The E is for Equity

12/16/2021
This episode of EV Hub Live brings together Atlas founder Nick Nigro and two leaders in the mobility, equity, and transportation electrification space from the Greenlining Institute: Hana Creger, Senior Program Manager, Climate Equity and Román Partida-López, Legal Counsel, Environmental Equity. Hana and Román bring years of experience and expertise on equity and EVs and will discuss how investments can better incorporate equity.

Duration:00:35:48

Infrastructure Takes Center Stage

11/23/2021
This episode of EV Hub Live brings together Atlas founder Nick Nigro, Deputy National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi and Adam Ruder from NYSERDA to talk about the signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the proposed Build Back Better legislation and what these developments mean for the electric vehicle market and for EV-related state programs.

Duration:00:34:25

The Southeast Goes Electric

9/30/2021
The report, Transportation Electrification in the Southeast (2021) prepared by Atlas and SACE, found that the Southeast (including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee), saw significant growth in transportation electrification over the past 12 months. The Southeast for instance makes up 18 percent of national population, but 37 percent of all manufacturing investment and saw large increases in EV sales, approved utility investment and charging...

Duration:00:32:02

Plugging into the Electric School Bus Transition

8/4/2021
School buses constitute 80 percent of buses around the country – but only one percent of school buses are electrified. Sue Gander of WRI and Matt Stanberry of Highland Electric are leading the school bus electrification transition from two complementary standpoints. WRI have laid out their ambition to create “unstoppable momentum” to electrify all 480,000 school buses in the United States by 2030, centering equity in the process. Meanwhile, Highland Electric is behind the largest electric...

Duration:00:42:15

Can Ride-Hailing and Electric Vehicles be a Match Made in Heaven?

7/13/2021
California announced in May a mandate that 90 percent of miles logged by Uber and Lyft drivers must be electric by the end of the decade. The aggressive timeline could make ride-hailing one of the first transportation modes to go all electric. Meanwhile, research by RMI shows that electrifying these services could help build a bridge to a more equitable future. In this episode of EV Hub Live, Nick Nigro will sit down with EJ Klock-McCook of RMI and Adam Gromis of Uber to talk through the...

Duration:00:32:05

Roadmap Roundup

6/22/2021
Forth’s Roadmap Conference is one of the premiere EV conferences in the world. Every year, the EV community convenes in Portland, Oregon to explore emerging trends, share best practices and lessons learned, and build the road ahead. Like last year, this year’s conference will be virtual but the event promises to be full of valuable information for all who can attend. In this episode of EV Hub Live, Nick Nigro will be joined by Jeff Allen, the Executive Director of Forth, the organizer of...

Duration:00:44:24

Charging and the Road to 100% Passenger EV Sales

4/23/2021
Research is starting to pile up on what the United States could look like with widescale transportation electrification. On April 8th, Atlas released findings from a deep dive on charging infrastructure investment needs to achieve 100 percent passenger EV sales by 2035. The research concluded over $87 billion in investments in charging infrastructure will be needed over the next decade, including $39 billion for public charging to put the United States on a path to full...

Duration:00:41:24

EVs and the U.S. Postal Service

3/22/2021
The U.S. Postal Service recently announced the awardee of a 10-year contract to build the USPS’s next generation postal delivery vehicle. The winner, Oshkosh Defense is known for building tactical vehicles for the U.S. military and has no known experience manufacturing an EV. In fact, the company expressed concerns to investors last year about its lack of experience with EVs, saying they “may not have the expertise or resources to successfully address these pressures on a cost-effective...

Duration:00:43:51

EV Policies that Make the Grade

3/12/2021
The National Association of State Energy Officials and Cadmus released a new PEV Policy Impact Rubric on March 1st which updates their 2018 rubric. The new Rubric can be used by state and local officials to evaluate the strength of their PEV-related policies. To develop the rubric, the study team reviewed the literature to see what the experts had to say on policy effectiveness and convened a committee of advisors to fill in gaps in the literature. Electrify America – one of the largest...

Duration:00:37:19

Bringing Consumers Up To Speed on EVs

1/28/2021
A new paper from the Alliance for Transportation Electrification and Plug In America calls consumer education and outreach by electric utilities the “missing piece” for transportation electrification. The paper shares eight reasons why utilities should be enabled to invest in education and outreach programs and how these programs can help close the awareness gap and spur more electric vehicle adoption. In this episode of EV Hub Live, Nick Nigro will sit down with Katherine Stainken of Plug...

Duration:00:41:38

The Road Ahead on Electric Transportation Technology

12/15/2020
Next year could mark a turning point for EVs in a number of ways. The most valuable automaker in the world is now an electric vehicle manufacturer and the amount of approved investment by electric utilities has surpassed $2.6 billion. In this episode of EV Hub Live, Nick Nigro will sit down with Michael Berube, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation at the U.S. Department of Energy and Joe Britton, the Executive Director of the newly formed Zero Emission Transportation Alliance....

Duration:00:41:35

2020 U.S. Election and What’s Next for Transportation Electrification

11/12/2020
A Special One-On-One Conversation about the 2020 U.S. Election with Dan Sperling of the University of California, Davis As President-elect Biden prepares to take office, where things will end up in Washington next year are coming into focus following the most unusual election in many decades. Two Senate seats in Georgia will be filled via a run-off election in January and will determine control of the U.S. Senate. With a strong advocate in the White House, transportation electrification is...

Duration:00:53:14

Utility Role in EVs Coming Into Focus

9/30/2020
Electric utility engagement in transportation electrification has been rapidly expanding in recent years. As the role of the utility in advancing EVs comes into focus, the extent to which they will accelerate EV deployment is a hot topic. Investments alone are up more than three times compared to 2019 with two recent approvals in New York and California. On July 16, 2020, six utilities across New York were approved to invest $700 million in EV charging throughout the state. This could...

Duration:00:50:47

COVID-19 Hits U.S. EV Market in Q2

9/1/2020
U.S. passenger EV sales were down 44 percent in Q2 compared to 2019. COVID-19 was part of the problem as many automakers remained shuttered in April and face delayed production timelines for existing and upcoming EV models. It was not all doom and gloom for the EV sector, however, and government and utility funding for EVs is up in 2020. In addition to this, automakers, startups, and charging companies continue to raise investment for transportation electrification and EV stocks have been...

Duration:00:36:51

Electric Truck Regulations on the Move

7/29/2020
The Golden State continues to lead the nation in their pursuit of rapid transportation electrification. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously passed the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule on June 25th, the first-of-its-kind regulation requiring manufacturers to ramp up sales of electric vans and trucks. Shortly afterwards, 15 states and Washington, DC came together in support of rapid electrification of the medium-and heavy-duty vehicle sector. The MOU signed by participating states...

Duration:00:29:03