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Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative Announces Partnership with Second Nature, Expands to Include Higher Education Institutions

The Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative (the Collaborative) is excited to announce a partnership with Second Nature to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) deployment at colleges and universities around the country. Second Nature, a Boston-based non-governmental organization (NGO), has more than 450 colleges and universities in their network, greatly expanding the Collaborative’s reach.

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Advocates Release Model Policy Toolkit Showing All Sectors Have Role to Play in Transportation Electrification

The Sierra Club, Plug In America, the Electrification Coalition, and Forth, released a newly updated version of AchiEVe: Model Policies to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption, the most current and comprehensive national toolkit designed to accelerate the switch to clean, electric vehicles (EVs) in an effective and equitable way by providing various stakeholders with model EV policies at the state, local, and utility levels.

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Electrification Coalition Applauds State Leaders for Accelerating Transition to Electric Trucks

Statement by Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Our transportation sector is almost entirely reliant on oil, so we need to take critical action to accelerate the transition to electrification. These 15 states and the District of Columbia have taken an important step toward making freight movement a driving force for our electric transportation future. This ambitious action from state leaders will help reduce our oil dependency, diversify the fuel used to move freight across the country, lower vehicle emissions, and ensure our transportation network is powered domestically.”

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Electrification Coalition Praises Smart Columbus for Exceeding Electric Vehicle Adoption Goal

The Electrification Coalition (EC) today praised Smart Columbus for exceeding its goal of 3,200 electric vehicle (EV) purchases in the seven-county Columbus, Ohio region in fewer than three years. The EC serves as a strategic and technical advisor to the Smart Columbus Electrification Program, part of a smart city initiative co-led by the City of Columbus and Columbus Partnership that includes more than 100 public- and private-sector partners.

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Electrification Coalition Applauds Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan

Statement of Ben Prochazka, National Director of the Electrification Coalition: “Electrifying our transportation network will help reduce the economic, public health, and national security threats posed by oil’s monopoly on our transportation sector and yesterday’s actions by the Polis administration will bring us one step closer to that future.”

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Electrification Coalition Announces Three New Members Of Expanding Team

The Electrification Coalition (EC) today announced that Sue Gander, Meredith Roberts and Aaron Viles have joined the EC’s growing team and will help launch an expanded effort to increase supportive electric vehicle (EV) policies at the local, state and federal levels. The Electrification Coalition (EC) is a sister organization to Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), a nonpartisan nonprofit with a mission to reduce U.S. oil dependence as an economic and national security priority.

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Retaining Federal EV Tax Credit Vital for U.S. Energy Security and Beating China to EV Market Dominance

In response to the White House announcing its intention to eliminate the federal electric vehicle (EV) tax credit in its proposed budget, in order to save the U.S. government $2.5 billion over 10 years, Electrification Coalition (EC) President and CEO Robbie Diamond issued the following statement: “Eliminating the federal EV tax credit not only exacerbates the economic and national security dangers posed by our oil dependence, but also gives China a vital advantage in the global EV race. Electricity is a bona fide American-made fuel, and switching to electricity will help the Trump administration hit its energy dominance goals by cutting domestic oil consumption and maximizing our petroleum exports.”

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