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Many policies to support battery electric vehicle (BEV) adoption involve the roll-out of public charging stations. While the greater density of public charging stations is correlated with higher BEV adoption, the mechanisms underlying this effect are not well understood.

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Policies/Regulations
Amendments to EV Battery Testing Standards: AIS-156 and AIS-038 (Rev 2)

2022

Publisher/Organisation: Government of India, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Amendments to EV battery testing standards: AIS156 and AIS-038 (Rev 2) to be implemented in two phases w.e.f 1st Dec, 2022 and 31st March, 2023

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Research Papers/Articles
Electric School Bus U.S. Market Study and Buyer’s Guide: A Resource for School Bus Operators Pursuing Fleet Electrification

2022

Author(s): Huntington A, Wang J, Burgoyne-Allen P, Werthmann E, Jackson E

This comprehensive guide offers school districts and others an overview of the electric school bus market and a catalog ("Buyer's Guide") that presents electric school bus models available today with detailed vehicle specifications.

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In the United States, PMCs are a solution growing in popularity, but there remains uncertainty regarding best practices and guidance for cities interested in assessing its feasibility. This paper aims to fill that gap and encourage cities to assess feasibility of PMCs in their local context.

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This paper identifies the largest barriers that prevent ride-hailing drivers from accessing EVs and analyzes ways that governments, industry and other stakeholders can tackle those barriers. It includes city scorecards that evaluate 10 U.S., European and Canadian cities on their progress towards dismantling these barriers, using an original WRI methodology and data from Uber.

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Research Papers/Articles
Impact-Driven Investing in New Mobility Enterprises: Perspectives From Kampala, Uganda, and Hyderabad, India

2021

Author(s): Tun T H, Fried T, Kanuri C, Oursler A, Davidson A, Welle B

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the compatibility between impact investing and the mobility sector, and identify opportunities and barriers to amplifying net-positive impacts among new mobility enterprises, illustrated through two case cities of Kampala, Uganda, and Hyderabad, India.

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Research Papers/Articles
Designing the Next Generation of Federal Tax Credits for Low-Carbon Technologies

2021

Author(s): Saha D, Shrestha R, Feldmann J

This working paper evaluates key considerations for the next generation of federal tax credits that can incentivize innovation and accelerate the deployment of low-carbon and clean energy technologies across the U.S. power, transportation, industrial, and buildings sectors.

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Research Papers/Articles
Aviation Climate Finance Using a Global Frequent Flying Levy

2022

Author(s): Zheng X S, Rutherford D

This paper presents the case that progressive taxation, namely a frequent flying levy (FFL), can generate revenues for decarbonization while ensuring equitable distribution of the cost burden.

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This report identifies several levers that can be activated today to catalyze the growing demand from the logistics sector and accelerate the deployment of zero-emission trucks in Europe.

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Research Papers/Articles
Sustainable Urban Mobility in the NDCs: The Essential Role of Public Transport

2022

Author(s): Kustar A, Welle B, Tun T H

Public transport is critical to addressing carbon emissions in the transport sector. The study identifies five key areas of implementation to encourage more effective NDCs: Commit to funding public transport infrastructure and operations, bus electrification, adaptation, broader sustainability measures in urban transport, and cross-sectoral and sub-national coordination.