SEEA’s Energy Efficient Transportation portfolio addresses the significant opportunities that energy efficient transportation present for the Southeast. Areas of focus include alternative fuel vehicle policy, state electric transportation initiatives and progress, utility vehicle electrification programs, and stakeholder advancement.
SEEA’s current work in energy efficient transportation includes the following:
- State & utility electric transportation policy guidance to various cities and states across the Southeast
- Policy guidance to various cities and business fleets across the Southeast
- Technical resources and talking points on electric vehicle policy
- Guidance and regional expertise to the Alliance for Transportation Electrification (ATE)
- Support for the Alliance to Save Energy’s 50×50 Transportation Initiative to support expansion of the federal EV tax credit
- Engagement in state and local building code forums to advance “EV-Ready” code opportunities
- EV presentations, speaking and panel moderating roles at state, regional and national events and conferences
- Development of EV Toolkits for use by utilities and others
If you or your organization is a charging company, vehicle manufacturer, nonprofit health organization, donor, or part of a utility’s electric transportation team, we’d like to talk with you about partnering to advance energy efficient electric transportation initiatives! Please contact Justin Brightharp, energy efficient transportation manager.
EV Updates and Progress
Energy Efficiency Policy
SEEA’s policy work focuses on state, local and utility policy for the purpose of advancing energy efficiency progress and opportunities across the region.
SEEA’s work with residential, commercial and industrial buildings addresses building energy codes and their impact on building resilience, health, comfort and affordability.
Energy Efficient Transportation
SEEA’s efforts to advance energy efficient transportation address policy, programs, outreach, charging infrastructure, and technical assistance.
SEEA’s pool of legacy ARRA funds are currently invested in five community projects that were selected for their potential to deliver significant energy efficiency gains.