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Task Force Kickoff May 4, 2010 St. Louis Regional  Clean Cities Coalition St. Louis Regional Plug-in Readiness Initiative
 
<ul><li>Moving from a transportation system fueled by petroleum toward transportation fueled by electricity. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Some industry estimates predict or hope: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25% of light-duty vehicles sales will be electric b...
<ul><li>Local contractor electricians </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Sales and technicians at car and truck dealers...
<ul><li>What are the main pollutants? </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon monoxide </li></ul><ul><li>Lead </li></ul><ul><li>Nitrogen ...
Practical Benefits of EVs:  Air Quality Mobile sources combine for 56% of ozone air pollution
Practical Benefits of EVs:  Fuel Affordability Data copyright ©2010 by CNT (Center for Neighborhood Technology)
Practical Benefits of EVs:  Fuel Affordability Transportation Costs as % Income Data Not Available Less than 15% 15 to 18%...
<ul><li>Economies of scale </li></ul><ul><li>Known driving routes; predictable success </li></ul><ul><li>Visibility and pr...
Type Example Electric Range BEV Battery Electric Vehicle  Nissan Leaf 100 miles - all electric. PHEV Plug-In Hybrid Electr...
 
 
 
 
Full-Speed Work Trucks Built in Kansas City
 
 
 
 
Empty Battery Half-Empty Battery Electricity cost assumes $0.10 / kwh Battery Size 120V 240V Electricity Cost 100 mile/40 ...
<ul><li>Communities, Businesses, and Government Working Together </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Ready for </li></ul><ul><li>ELE...
<ul><li>Environmental Improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Transportation Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Improve En...
Getting Ready Orlando Houston Toronto Raleigh Rhode Island Denver Indianapolis Portland Chicago Los Angeles New York San F...
 
 
<ul><li>Project Get Ready  was founded to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a vision for plug-in vehicles. </li></ul><ul><li>Help ...
<ul><li>Many well-established sectors must change to accommodate plug-ins: </li></ul><ul><li>Automakers manufacture new dr...
<ul><li>Red tape around infrastructure installation. </li></ul><ul><li>High upfront costs for consumers. </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Corporate/city/state commitment. </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder group to assist consumers, align interests, and ass...
<ul><li>Fast-track permitting for charging stations. </li></ul><ul><li>Building codes supporting the operation of plug-ins...
<ul><li>Support non-traditional OEMs, conversion shops, and other businesses with tax incentives, contracts. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Launch major marketing plan to highlight the “empowerment, fun and energy independence” associated with plug-ins. ...
Greater Kansas City Plug-In Readiness Task Force
<ul><li>Formed Plug-In Readiness Task Force. </li></ul><ul><li>Using  Project Get Ready  Model. </li></ul><ul><li>Refine P...
<ul><li>By August 2010, establish a comprehensive plan for the St. Louis Region that enables widespread adoption of plug-i...
<ul><li>Form task force. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify stakeholders. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow a proven model. </li></ul><ul><...
Retail Demand Identify and create consumer and business demand for plug-in vehicles  Government Policy Encourage adoption ...
<ul><li>Develop strategies and a comprehensive marketing plan to increase consumer demand  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Create public education and marketing campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a consumer education center. </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Identify current best practices, and develop strategies and governmental policies that can be adopted by cities, c...
<ul><li>Through review of best practices, identify or develop sample governmental policies which may include but are not l...
<ul><li>Develop strategies and plans to educate fleet owners in developing business cases to commit to the deployment of p...
<ul><li>Create education materials and campaigns directed to fleet decision makers. </li></ul><ul><li>Hold educational eve...
<ul><li>Develop strategies and a plan to create an organized charging infrastructure in the metro area that includes charg...
<ul><li>Create a strategy for establishing a network of charging stations. </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with Government Po...
<ul><li>Coordinate with the permitting authority to facilitate fast and easy installation of home charging station install...
<ul><li>Develop strategies and a plan to create a two-way communication channel with vehicle manufacturers that will defin...
<ul><li>Determine conditions necessary for OEM deployment of plug-ins to St. Louis by opening a two-way communication chan...
<ul><li>Demonstrate existing, and build up new metropolitan plug-in resources, such as training institutions, research bod...
<ul><li>Develop strategies and a plan for the creation of a menu of incentives encouraging consumer and fleet purchase of ...
<ul><li>Develop state / local incentives to encourage the purchase of plug-in vehicles and charging infrastructure. </li><...
<ul><li>Develop funding and financial incentive mechanisms for business and consumers:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>green power....
 
<ul><li>Please consider joining the Task Force on a sub-team or consulting basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Kevin for more...
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  1. 1. Task Force Kickoff May 4, 2010 St. Louis Regional Clean Cities Coalition St. Louis Regional Plug-in Readiness Initiative
  2. 3. <ul><li>Moving from a transportation system fueled by petroleum toward transportation fueled by electricity. </li></ul><ul><li>Federal leadership is calling for significant investment in electric vehicle technology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1M plug-in vehicles on the road by 2015. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% tax credit for infrastructure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$7500 tax credit for purchasing plug-in vehicles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grant opportunities. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Some industry estimates predict or hope: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25% of light-duty vehicles sales will be electric by 2020. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>75% of light-duty vehicle miles will be electric by 2040. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Local contractor electricians </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Sales and technicians at car and truck dealers </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Truck upfitters will support electric chassis </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly, skilled trades, and engineering jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) manufacturing and sales jobs. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>What are the main pollutants? </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon monoxide </li></ul><ul><li>Lead </li></ul><ul><li>Nitrogen dioxide </li></ul><ul><li>Particulate Matter </li></ul><ul><li>Ozone </li></ul><ul><li>Sulfur dioxide </li></ul><ul><li>Air Toxics </li></ul>
  6. 7. Practical Benefits of EVs: Air Quality Mobile sources combine for 56% of ozone air pollution
  7. 8. Practical Benefits of EVs: Fuel Affordability Data copyright ©2010 by CNT (Center for Neighborhood Technology)
  8. 9. Practical Benefits of EVs: Fuel Affordability Transportation Costs as % Income Data Not Available Less than 15% 15 to 18% 18 to 20% 20 to 28% 28% and Greater
  9. 10. <ul><li>Economies of scale </li></ul><ul><li>Known driving routes; predictable success </li></ul><ul><li>Visibility and promotion </li></ul>
  10. 11. Type Example Electric Range BEV Battery Electric Vehicle Nissan Leaf 100 miles - all electric. PHEV Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Chevy Volt 40 miles electric, then gasoline backup.
  11. 16. Full-Speed Work Trucks Built in Kansas City
  12. 21. Empty Battery Half-Empty Battery Electricity cost assumes $0.10 / kwh Battery Size 120V 240V Electricity Cost 100 mile/40 kwh 20 hours 5 hours $4.00 40 mile/15 kwh 8 hours 2 hours $1.50 Battery Size 120V 240V Electricity Cost 100 mile/40 kwh 10 hours 2.5 hours $2.00 40 mile/15 kwh 4 hours 1 hour $0.75
  13. 22. <ul><li>Communities, Businesses, and Government Working Together </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Ready for </li></ul><ul><li>ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION </li></ul>
  14. 23. <ul><li>Environmental Improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Transportation Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Improve Energy Security </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Economic Activity, Competitiveness, and Jobs </li></ul>Those communities who actively prepare for plug-in vehicles will benefit sooner environmentally and will see stronger economic development.
  15. 24. Getting Ready Orlando Houston Toronto Raleigh Rhode Island Denver Indianapolis Portland Chicago Los Angeles New York San Francisco Vancouver Nashville/Knoxville Phoenix/Tucson Seattle
  16. 27. <ul><li>Project Get Ready was founded to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a vision for plug-in vehicles. </li></ul><ul><li>Help community stakeholders work together to create a plan to become plug-in-ready. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a forum for pioneering communities to openly exchange lessons learned and best practices. </li></ul>
  17. 28. <ul><li>Many well-established sectors must change to accommodate plug-ins: </li></ul><ul><li>Automakers manufacture new drive trains. (New jobs!) </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers learn the pros and cons of a plug-in lifestyle. (Travel paradigm shift) </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities manage a large and mobile load. (Smart grid) </li></ul><ul><li>Cities, retailers, and businesses incorporate a new infrastructure of charge spots. </li></ul><ul><li>All these players build a new system of connectivity. (Beginning with us) </li></ul>
  18. 29. <ul><li>Red tape around infrastructure installation. </li></ul><ul><li>High upfront costs for consumers. </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough vehicles in the pipeline. </li></ul><ul><li>Who will pay for infrastructure? </li></ul>
  19. 30. <ul><li>Corporate/city/state commitment. </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder group to assist consumers, align interests, and assist with a regional plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with banks and dealers to offer low-interest loans for plug-ins. </li></ul><ul><li>Bundle all key incentives at vehicle point of purchase (home charger vouchers, rebates, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Benefits: access to HOV lanes, free tolls/downtown parking, reserved airport parking. </li></ul><ul><li>Creative education and marketing plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced (or free) electricity rates for charging. </li></ul>
  20. 31. <ul><li>Fast-track permitting for charging stations. </li></ul><ul><li>Building codes supporting the operation of plug-ins. </li></ul><ul><li>Tie provisions of free home and public charge spots, and free or cheaper electricity, to utility override power or “no charge” times. </li></ul><ul><li>Charge stations provided at local employers/retailers and in high-traffic zones and parking areas with public and private money. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide affordable and available—or free—Level 2 home-charger/driveway circuit installation. </li></ul>
  21. 32. <ul><li>Support non-traditional OEMs, conversion shops, and other businesses with tax incentives, contracts. </li></ul><ul><li>Plug in owners get access to a “plug-in concierge”. Plug-in service is better than traditional service. </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in education for plug-in service technicians and plug-in crash safety training for fire/police. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide cash incentives to consumers for vehicles so that plug-in-premium is eliminated. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce a government/3rd party sponsored battery warranty program to share the risk and to reduce the near-term cost of advanced batteries. </li></ul>
  22. 33. <ul><li>Launch major marketing plan to highlight the “empowerment, fun and energy independence” associated with plug-ins. </li></ul><ul><li>Bundle plug-in purchase with a “green power only” utility contract and discounts on home solar. </li></ul><ul><li>AMI installation, a smart grid upgrade, bike, bus pass, or light rail pass to high-light plug-in role in the green lifestyle. </li></ul><ul><li>Foster early roll-out in taxi fleets and rental cars. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop materials to educate the drivers of tomorrow by reaching students of all levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Install sub-meters (or Smart Grid) for plug-ins. </li></ul>
  23. 34. Greater Kansas City Plug-In Readiness Task Force
  24. 35. <ul><li>Formed Plug-In Readiness Task Force. </li></ul><ul><li>Using Project Get Ready Model. </li></ul><ul><li>Refine Plans – with your help. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement Plans. </li></ul>Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Task Force Formed Approach, Mission, Objective, Sub-teams Defined Stakeholder Conference Develop Plan Implement Plan 2010
  25. 36. <ul><li>By August 2010, establish a comprehensive plan for the St. Louis Region that enables widespread adoption of plug-in vehicles, with follow-on implementation of the plan. </li></ul>
  26. 37. <ul><li>Form task force. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify stakeholders. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow a proven model. </li></ul><ul><li>Determine the major areas that need to be addressed. </li></ul><ul><li>Create mission/objectives and sub-teams. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a plan with community support and involvement. </li></ul><ul><li>Engage public officials for support. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the plan. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  27. 38. Retail Demand Identify and create consumer and business demand for plug-in vehicles Government Policy Encourage adoption of best practices and emerging technology to enable roll-out of plug-in vehicles and easy deployment of infrastructure. Fleet Demand Identify and demonstrate fleet demand for plug-ins to vehicle manufacturers. Charging Infrastructure Ensure there are places to charge plug-in vehicles. Vehicle Availability Accelerate delivery of plug-in vehicles to this area by instilling confidence in the vehicle manufacturers (OEMs) regarding the area’s commitment to purchase and ability to support plug-ins. Incentives Identify incentives to encourage the adoption of plug-in vehicles.
  28. 39. <ul><li>Develop strategies and a comprehensive marketing plan to increase consumer demand </li></ul>
  29. 40. <ul><li>Create public education and marketing campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a consumer education center. </li></ul><ul><li>Create signup mechanism for consumers and fleets to reserve plug-in vehicles. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure public comment opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Create plug-in test drives and short term rental programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with higher education institutions for demonstrations. </li></ul><ul><li>Build and document vehicle demand. </li></ul>
  30. 41. <ul><li>Identify current best practices, and develop strategies and governmental policies that can be adopted by cities, counties, and states to encourage wide-spread adoption of plug-in vehicles and to simplify deployment of infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a plan for pricing options in consultation with Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) and Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). </li></ul>
  31. 42. <ul><li>Through review of best practices, identify or develop sample governmental policies which may include but are not limited to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building codes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoning ordinances/codes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permitting processes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incentives. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Encourage replacement of public and private fleet vehicles with plug-in vehicles as existing vehicles are retired. </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with the PSC and ICC to determine regulatory structure and approach to issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with other subgroup teams to ensure effectiveness and efficiency. </li></ul>
  32. 43. <ul><li>Develop strategies and plans to educate fleet owners in developing business cases to commit to the deployment of plug-in vehicles into their fleets where they fit operational requirements. </li></ul>
  33. 44. <ul><li>Create education materials and campaigns directed to fleet decision makers. </li></ul><ul><li>Hold educational events where vehicle manufacturers can present to groups, such as NAFA and APWA, as an outreach to Fleet Managers. </li></ul><ul><li>Secure soft orders for plug-in fleet vehicles. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and demonstrate fleet demand required by manufacturers before they will make plug-in vehicles available here. </li></ul>
  34. 45. <ul><li>Develop strategies and a plan to create an organized charging infrastructure in the metro area that includes charging stations at home, at the workplace, in public places, and at fleet facilities. </li></ul>
  35. 46. <ul><li>Create a strategy for establishing a network of charging stations. </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with Government Policy Sub-team to ensure building codes, permitting processes, and zoning ordinances support the strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with electric utility companies to manage impact to grid. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan the installation of charging infrastructure for public entities, businesses, and electric utilities for fleets and the general public. </li></ul>
  36. 47. <ul><li>Coordinate with the permitting authority to facilitate fast and easy installation of home charging station installations. </li></ul><ul><li>Include regulatory planning in cooperation with the government policy sub-team. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with government policy sub-team to initiate regulatory framework discussions with PSC and St. Louis. </li></ul>
  37. 48. <ul><li>Develop strategies and a plan to create a two-way communication channel with vehicle manufacturers that will define the conditions necessary for them to commit to delivery of plug-in vehicles to St. Louis Region by fall 2010. </li></ul>
  38. 49. <ul><li>Determine conditions necessary for OEM deployment of plug-ins to St. Louis by opening a two-way communication channel with major OEMs. </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline communication to Vehicle Availability stakeholders that might be approached by multiple sub-teams by providing internal communication within St. Louis Plug-In Task Force. </li></ul><ul><li>Build coalitions and attract businesses to St. Louis that are peripheral to plug-in vehicle manufacturing. </li></ul>
  39. 50. <ul><li>Demonstrate existing, and build up new metropolitan plug-in resources, such as training institutions, research bodies, and active plug-in–related coalitions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technician training program to supply technicians capable of supporting these vehicles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First responder training program . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create a climate that seeks to ensure availability of many types of plug-in vehicles in the area by end of 2010. </li></ul>
  40. 51. <ul><li>Develop strategies and a plan for the creation of a menu of incentives encouraging consumer and fleet purchase of plug-in vehicles. </li></ul>
  41. 52. <ul><li>Develop state / local incentives to encourage the purchase of plug-in vehicles and charging infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial – tax rebates, purchase tax discounts, minimum fleet levels, registration fee reduction. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-financial – Special considerations (HOV lanes, priority parking). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop employee incentive program models for adoption by area employers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free charging for employees. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employee incentives for vehicle purchase. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preferential parking. </li></ul></ul>
  42. 53. <ul><li>Develop funding and financial incentive mechanisms for business and consumers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>green power. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>solar package. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>charging station. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>low interest loans. </li></ul></ul>
  43. 55. <ul><li>Please consider joining the Task Force on a sub-team or consulting basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Kevin for more information. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kevin Herdler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>St. Louis Regional Clean Cities Coalition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>314-397-5308 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>

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