EVs in NYC: What Roll-out Strategies Work Best for the Big Apple?

November 30, 2011 7:00pm-9:00pm, The WNYC Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street, NYC

New York City has the nation’s largest hybrid vehicle fleet and the best access to public transportation in the United States. City officials and Con Edison are planning for widespread adoption of electric vehicles and its impact on the electric grid. This event will focus on fleet-based approaches for electric vehicles, charging infrastructure challenges, and what this roll-out means for grid-scale storage and reliability issues.

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Brian Asparro: Green EVs – What is the Future of Renewables in Charging Cars?

Brian Asparro from Green Charge Networks goes through the economics of using renewable energy to power electric vehicles. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

John Shipman – Going for a Refill: Can Battery Swapping Work in NYC?

John Shipman from Con Edison and Brett Gipe from Smith Electric examine the potential of battery-swap models in NYC. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

Brett Gipe: Avoiding the Shop – How Much Lower are EV Maintenance Costs?

Brett Gipe from Smith Electric Vehicles goes through the maintenance costs and savings from electric vehicles. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

Anatol Feygin: How Green is Your EV? Filling on Gas vs. Charging on Coal

Anatol Feygin from Loews Corporation and Brett Gipe from Smith Electric discuss whether EV owners should worry about charging on dirty energy. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

John Shipman: Great Expectations – How will Utilities Handle Outages in an EV World?”

John Shipman from Con Edison discusses the role of the utility in EV infrastructure. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

Brian Asparro: Road Blocks to EVs – What Needs to Happen Before Widespread Adoption?

Brian Asparro from Green Charge Networks and the panel dissect the challenges and opportunities for investment in EV chargers. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

John Shipman: What Will It Cost to Own an EV?

John Shipman from Con Edison goes through the costs of owning an electric vehicle and Brett Gipe from Smith Electric discusses the fleet’s perspective on cost. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

Anatol Feygin: Driving the Electric Vehicle Market

Anatol Feygin from Loews Corporation gives his take on rate structures and the adoption of EVs. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

John Shipman: Can NYC’s Grid Handle the EV Load?

The panel discusses the challenges electric vehicles pose to New York City’s infrastructure and grid. Clip from “EVs in NYC” on November 30, 2011.

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