Electric Vehicles

CARB's Mary Nichols Addresses Automaker's  Split Support for California's Emissions Waiver

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Mary Nichols

CARB's Mary Nichols addresses the state’s ongoing regulatory battles with the federal government over the California's efforts on air quality and climate action.

CEC's Hochschild: Technology & Cost Trends Are On The Side Of EVs

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David Hochschild

California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild affirms that “the future is approaching faster than ever” for electric cars, a decarbonized renewable energy grid, and the transition to an integrated, zero-emission transportation network.

Mary Nichols on Accelerating California's Electric Vehicle Market

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Mary Nichols

At a recent Veloz forum sponsored by Southern California Edison, LADWP, and BMW, California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols provided an overview of the state’s unprecedented progress on electric cars over the past decade.

Is California Ushering in the Electrification of All Transportation?

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Mary Nichols

VX2018 brought together electric vehicle leaders to discuss the future of zero emission mobility, right after California Governor Brown announced a new target to get to five million electric vehicles by 2030.

Steve Westly: Global Shift to Cleantech Has Already Happened

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Steve Westly

Former California State Controller and investor Steve Westly addressed the VerdeXchange 2018 Conference to illustrate how the new Internet of Things data-driven economy is evolving from the oil and auto industry economy, lifting innovation to irreversible heights around the globe. Westly explains how California is playing a crucial leadership role.

California Leads on Climate: Extending Cap & Trade & Optimizing the VW Settlement Funds

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Mary Nichols

CARB Chair Mary Nichols explains the potential impact of the Volkswagen settlement for electric transportation, as well as how the national leadership vacuum on climate change is affecting California's international partnerships.

SCE President Nichols Embraces Governor Brown’s Executive Order on Zero-Emission Transportation

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Ron Nichols

Southern California Edison President Ron Nichols on how the utility is approaching the opportunity of installing electric transportation infrastructure across California.

CPUC’s Peterman on California Commission’s Evolving Energy & Electric Vehicle Regulations

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Appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission by Governor Jerry Brown in 2012 after serving on the California Energy Commission, Carla Peterman is an authority on energy policy in the state—which has long been a pioneering leader in developing sustainable energy practices and policy. She recently sat down with VerdeXchange News to talk about electric vehicle regulation and energy storage, among other topics. Peterman provides an optimistic perspective on both of these areas, taking into account market responses to CPUC regulations and initiatives that have already been adopted.