AFV Finance Initiative Publications and Tools

C2ES and its partners have published papers and created tools for the AFV Finance Initiative. The initiative consists of two projects:

Unlocking Private Sector Financing for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Fueling Infrastructure

C2ES, in partnership with National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program, began a two-year project in early 2013 to develop innovative finance strategies aimed at accelerating the deployment of AFVs and fueling infrastructure.


Read our report on how Clean Energy Banks can help help reduce the barriers to private investment in EV charging infrastructure.

Read our report on the role of the ESCO model in natural gas vehicle fleets

Read our white paper on the AFV deployment barriers that private finance can help address


Business Models for Financially Sustainable EV Charging Networks

The Washington State Legislature’s Joint Transportation Committee selected C2ES to develop new business models that will foster private sector commercialization of public EV charging services.

Read our report on business models for financially sustainable EV charging networks in Washington state.

Download the EV Charging Financial Analysis Tool to assess the financial viability of EV charging projects.
Read our white paper on assessing the EV charging network in Washington state