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UtilityDive: Nearly 20 states push ahead with truck electrification plan

Posted by Kate Magill on Jul 28, 2022

UtilityDive reported on expanding infrastructure for electric trucks, quoting AEE's Ryan Gallentine on the plan's creation of a consistent framework for states. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Nearly 20 states and jurisdictions have signed on to an action plan striving for 100% electric medium and heavy-duty vehicle sales by 2050.

Climate advocates have applauded the plan and its creation of a “consistent regulatory framework” to make widespread fleet electrification a reality, said Ryan Gallentine, policy director at Advanced Energy Economy, a trade association that advocates for electrified transport in the U.S.

“We’d recommend states take as much of the wisdom from the Action Plan as they can and create a custom list of actions to electrify their MHD fleets and improve air quality,” Gallentine said in an email.

Read the full article here.

Topics: AEE In The News, electric vehicles, Ryan Gallentine