Registration for the NC PEV Taskforce meeting at the Charlotte Convention Center is currently open and will close this week. Be sure to register today!
This meeting will focus on the development of North Carolina’s first plug in electric vehicle readiness plan as well as electric vehicle readiness plans in the Charlotte, Asheville, Piedmont Triad and Triangle communities. Each local readiness plan is led by the area Council of Governments (Centralina COG, Land of Sky COG, Piedmont Triad COG, and Triangle J COG).
The agenda for this exciting event can be found here. Click the image below to register.
- Some of the noted speakers and sessions include:
o A welcome by Jonathon Williams- NC Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary for Energy and Community Assistance
o Harry Massey with NEMA (National Electrical Manufactures Association)- to discuss trends in electric vehicle charging
o Greg Davis with Petty’s Garage (plans for electric stock car racing!)
o Panel session on PEV infrastructure installations
o Sessions on the statewide and community readiness plans
Please note that NC PEV Taskforce members have the option of also registering for the Hybrid, Electric and Advanced Truck Users Forum (HTUF) at the reduced rate of $249 for Fleet Managers, and $499 for Government, Clean Cities Coordinators, Non-profits and Universities. More information on the HTUF Conference, as well as registration details, can be found here.
The NC PEV Task Force: An initiative sponsored by NC Department of Commerce and Advanced Energy which was established to bring stakeholders together to accelerate the adoption of PEVs and create green jobs in North Carolina. The NC PEV Taskforce was infused with funding to create a State PEV Readiness Plan through the NC PEV Readiness Initiative DOE Grant “Plugging in From Mountains to Sea (M2S).”
The NC PEV Readiness Initiative: Plugging in from Mountains to Sea (M2S) planning project with funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program through Centralina Council of Governments. Partners include: Advanced Energy, Land‐of‐Sky Regional Council, NC Solar Center/NC State University, Piedmont Triad Regional Council, & Triangle J Council of Governments.
Katie R. Drye, AICP
Transportation Project Manager