Resources

Co-benefits Evaluation Tool for Urban Transport

This tool evaluates the magnitude of emission reductions from local air pollution and carbon emissions and determine barriers to implementation of policies and projects. Presents a linear representation of the public transport system in a city that can help policy makers understand the various benefits of different policies.

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Cities-LEAP Action Toolbox

This tool provides a catalogued, customizable list of data, tools, and case studies on city-level energy actions to help local communities make more strategic energy decisions.

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Plug-In Electric Vehicle Handbook

The AFDC Plug-In EV Handbook provides information on plug-in electric vehicles for a variety of users, particularly public charging station hosts. Answers basic questions about plug-in electric vehicles, charging stations, charging equipment, and considerations for relevant parties.

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Beyond Tailpipe Emissions

Beyond Tailpipe Emissions allows users to estimate the total greenhouse gas emissions for electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Provides information on greenhouse gas emissions associated with fuel production based on the year, make, and model of the vehicle.

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EVI-Pro Lite

This tool provides a simple way to estimate how much Level 2 and DC fast charging may be required for a given number of vehicles at the city- and state-level.

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State Energy Analysis Tool

The State Energy Analysis Tool table from Georgetown provides data about energy production, pollution, and regulation in U.S. states. Includes climate and energy maps containing different criteria such as renewable energy generation and carbon pollution rates.

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EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool

This tool from Atlas Public Policy provides users with information regarding the financial performance of electric vehicle charging projects. Uses the discounted cash flow method in order to evaluate the financial performance, and can accommodate a variety of relevant business arrangements.

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Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool

The Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool equips users with decision-relevant information on the financial viability and environmental impact of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicle fleet procurements. Compares procurements side-by-side on a cost-per-mile basis and provides an analysis of cash flows and location-specific lifecycle emissions.

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AFLEET Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator

The AFLEET Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator estimates GHG, NOx, and PM2.5, as well as emission reduction cost effectiveness from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, running on diesel, natural gas, propane of electricity. Compares vehicle technologies and choosing options that are both cost-saving and reduce emissions primarily for the implementation of states’ VW Diesel Mitigation Settlement plans.

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AFDC Vehicle Cost Calculator

The AFDC Vehicle Cost Calculator provides information on emissions and cost of ownership by vehicle make and model. Takes information on driving habits and fuel economy to provide snapshots of cost to operate a vehicle.

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EVolution

EVolution generates comparisons between various electric powertrains and conventional vehicles, customized to show local fuel and electricity prices, vehicle purchase price accounting for incentives, charging availability, and commute time to determine cost of ownership.

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The VISION Model

The VISION Model calculates the potential energy use, oil use, and carbon emission impacts of advanced light- and heavy-duty vehicle technologies and alternative fuels through the year 2050.

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Transparent Cost Database

The Transparent Cost Database maintains a record of program costs and performance estimates for energy efficiency & renewable energy technologies, and includes literature for 3 categories of energy efficiency & renewable energy development: electricity generation, biofuels, and vehicles.

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ChooseEV

ChooseEV maintains a record of program costs and performance estimates for energy efficiency & renewable energy technologies, and includes literature for three categories of energy efficiency & renewable energy development: electricity generation, biofuels, and vehicles.

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Municipal Fleet Electrification: A Case Study of Ann Arbor, MI

The Electrification Coalition recently released a new case study from the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative (the Collaborative). This case study examines the factors leading to the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan’s adoption of 20 electric vehicles and the historic passage of their A2Zero Carbon Neutrality plan.

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