Work with industry stakeholders and partners in government to develop and implement public policies that advance the clean transportation technology industry.
Focus on industry-wide and technology-neutral policies that support strong vehicle efficiency standards, purchase incentives and RD&D funding.
Represent companies and organizations from a broad array of technologies and fuels.
Convene stakeholders across the clean transportation industry and policy space under a “big tent” to create or extend funding programs, incentives and standards.
“They are more than just an effective advocate for clean transportation policies and programs – they are ground zero for the industry.
PRESIDENT & CEO, ACHATES POWER
Performed a leadership role in advancing recognition and significant funding for high-efficiency powertrains and systems for vehicles at the national level in each of the last five federal transportation bills.
Provided technology, supplier and market data to assist policymakers in setting meaningful, industry-supported federal vehicle efficiency standards for cars and trucks.
Organized multiple industry efforts that have secured several billion dollars of advanced technology research, development and demonstration funding at the state and federal level, including co-sponsoring legislation that created a $150 million-per-year program to support California’s clean transportation technology industry and market, securing a guaranteed amount of $55 million in annual funding for the purchase of low and no emission funding from the FTA, and playing a leading role in securing significant California Greenhouse Gas Cap & Trade program revenues to fund low-carbon transportation.
Sponsored targeted legislation to knock down industry barriers, including providing a weight waiver to zero-emission and low NOx trucks and tax credits, to clean vehicle manufacturing equipment adoption.
Organized and led a coalition of users, manufacturers and utilities to establish market-growing infrastructure investment and charge rate structure recommendations and successfully supported public utility commission adoption of programs following these recommendations.