EV Charging Infrastructure

California Energy Commission Zero Emission Vehicle Grant 

If the State of California is to meet the goal of 1.5 million Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) by 2025 then the market will need to support home-based charging for the significant number or owners who will reside in apartments and condominiums throughout the State.  In the South Bay the percentage of individuals is over 51 percent.  This program focuses on identifying and eliminating the barriers to electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) at multi residential dwellings (MUD) in the South Bay.   

The South Bay Cities Council of Government along with the Luskin Center at the University of California, Los Angeles are charged with investigating the barriers to electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) at multi residential dwellings (MUD) in the South Bay.  The first part of the study reflects a survey and the creation of a typology for MUD buildings and respective parking characteristics in the South Bay followed by an analysis of the costs associated for the build-out of MUD EVCS.  

An analysis/abstract of this research can be found here

The full report for the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program can be found here

The second part of the research agenda is an outreach to MUD and HOA owners that will result in a “Tool Kit” and Workshop scheduled for December, 2016.