Renewable Energy Seminar & Teleconference Series

Welcome to the monthly Renewable Energy Seminar and Teleconference Series brought to you by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) in collaboration with the Renewable, Alternative and Distributed Energy Resources Committee of the American Bar Association SEER Section and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

These monthly seminars provide an opportunity to network and discuss the subject matter with renewable energy lawyers, federal and state policy makers, and business experts.

The programming is open to ACORE members, ABA members, BNEF subscribers and all those involved in aspects of law, policy, business, or financing in the renewable energy or distributed generation fields.

Our Next Seminar & Teleconference

One Year In - How are States Progressing Towards Meeting the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan? The Policies, Partnerships and Financial Mechanisms

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In May of 2014, the Multi-State Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Task Force, including eight states in the Northeast and West Coast, released the ZEV Action Plan to collectively put 3.3 million ZEVs on the road by 2025. The Plan identifies eleven key action items to: (1) build the ZEV, market including charging infrastructure; (2) provide consistent codes, standard and tracking; and (3) improve the driver’s experience.  The Plan also identifies a series of partnership opportunities for states with various stakeholders. These stakeholders include the automobile manufacturers, car dealers, the electric vehicle supply equipment industry, electricity providers, and others. One year later, how are states progressing towards implementing this plan?  What are the right combinations of policies and partnerships to create a robust ZEV market while fostering investment in and development of the necessary infrastructure?

Q & A Submission:
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Call Times:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Central
10:00 am - 11:30 am Mountain
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific
8:00 am - 9:30 am Alaskan

Teleconference Chairs:
Kimberly E. DiamondLowenstein Sandler LLP
Roger D. Stark
Sarah A.W. FittsDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Legislative Update: 
Todd Foley, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Policy & Government Relations, Chief Strategy Officer, ACORE

Sarah A.W. Fitts, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Michael Krauthamer, Director, Mid-Atlantic Region, NRG eVgo
Matt Solomon, Transportation Program Manager, Northeast States Air Use Management (NESCAUM)
Britta Gross, Director of Advanced Vehicle Commercialization Policy, General Motors