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November 2018
EVs are 1 Million Strong: The Road Ahead
Lisa Wood
In September, electric vehicle (EV) sales shattered records. Nearly 45,000 EVs were sold that month—a 25-percent increase from the prior month and a 100-percent increase over the same month last year. There are now 1 million EVs on U.S. roads.
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Recent Books
December 2016
Thought Leaders Speak Out: Key Trends Driving Change in the Electric Power Industry Volume III
In the last volume of the Key Trends Driving Change series, electric and technology company executives provide their views on three trends at the heat of the industry’s transformation – rate and regulatory reform, data analytics, and grid modernization. These trends make clear that while much has been achieved in a short time, we have many difficult challenges ahead, specifically rate and regulatory reform.  How these trends continue to unfold across the nation, and how we as stakeholders in the industry are able to work together to advance common goals and objectives will determine the success of this transformation for us and for our customers.
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Recent Issue Briefs
September 2018
Electric Companies Are Investing in a Clean Energy Future: 10 Things You Should Know
Electric companies are committed to investing in a clean energy future.  In 2017, one-third of all electricity generated nationwide came from zero-emission sources like nuclear, hydropower, wind, and solar.  Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation is 28 percent below 2005 levels at the end of 2017.  Investments in wind and solar energy accounted for 56 percent of all electricity capacity additions in the U.S. in 2017.  
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Recent Reports
November 2018
Electric Vehicle Sales Forecast and the Charging Infrastructure Required Through 2030
Adam Cooper (IEI) and Kellen Schefter (EEI)
The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is well underway with more than 1 million EVs on U.S. roads as of October 2018. Automakers are responding to customer demand and are developing more EV models, including both plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs), that are increasingly cost-competitive with internal combustion engines. Electric transportation is a win-win. It meets customer needs, provides environmental benefits, and supports America’s energy security.
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