PEV Action Tool
This list contains useful links and resources. Within each category, the most relevant resources are listed at the top. Resources include reports, web portals, quantitative data, and significant news articles.
C2ES: Plug-in Electric Vehicle Deployment Initiative : C2ES’s PEV initiative brings automakers, electric utilities, policymakers, environmental groups, and others together to develop consensus approaches to accelerate PEV deployment.
DOE Alternative Fuels Data Center : resource for PEV-related initiatives nationwide. Contains database of current and future PEV models, frequently updated map of electric vehicle charging stations, state and local laws and incentives, total cost of ownership calculator, publications, and more.
DOE Clean Cities Coalitions : U.S. DOE-sponsored local coalitions for advancing alternative fuel use. Website is designed as a resource for Clean Cities Coalitions. Contains financial opportunities, publications and technical assistance, and literature from past conferences and workshops.
FHWA INVEST 1.0 : The Infrastructure Voluntary Evaluation Sustainability Tool was developed by FHWA as a practical, web-based, collection of voluntary best practices designed to help transportation agencies at all levels integrate sustainability into their programs and projects.
Oregon DOT: Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure Program : details about Oregon’s leading charging infrastructure deployment program
Sustainable Transportation Strategies : various studies about charging station siting and design, as well as case studies about electric vehicle readiness. Focuses on charging in Oregon.
West Coast Green Highway : details about corridor charging initiative by state DOTs along west coast highways
Advanced Energy: Transportation Initiatives : nonprofit focusing on energy efficiency. Transportation section includes handbooks for residential and commercial charging station installation as well as a community planning guide for PEVs.
California Center for Sustainable Energy : contains resources on fleet education and consulting, private vehicle rebate programs, and vehicle technology demonstrations including the Second Life Battery Project.
Plug-in America : electric vehicle advocacy group. Contains database on charging station models/types, vehicle makes and models, webinars on various topics, and a YouTube channel  offering resources for PEV deployment,
Bay Area Climate Collaborative : California electric vehicle collaborative including reports on readiness checklists, smart grid integration, and regional EV planning in the San Francisco Bay Area.
U.C. Davis Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Research : hub of collaboration and research on plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles for the State of California. Leader in research on consumer and driver behavior, grid impacts, battery reuse, PHEV pick-up trucks, and more.
C2ES: An Action Plan to Integrate Plug-in Electric Vehicles with the U.S. Electrical Grid : C2ES convened the PEV Dialogue Group in early 2011 to create an Action Plan that identifies many of the steps that would be necessary to integrate PEVs with the electrical grid nationwide.
C2ES and Georgetown Climate Center: PEV Deployment in the Northeast : comprehensive literature review of PEV deployment in the Northeast with nationwide applicability.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Policy Priorities for Advancing the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market : policy recommendations for electric vehicles from leading transportation experts
Congressional Budget Office: Effects of federal tax credits for the purchase of electric vehicles:  concludes that federal electric vehicle tax credits are an expensive means of reducing carbon emissions but acknowledges
Brookings Metro Center: Sizing the Clean Economy : 2010 study giving rough estimates of the number of clean tech jobs in the nation, including battery manufacturing and electric cars
Blue-Green Alliance: Driving Growth : contains estimates of the economic benefits of new corporate average fuel economy standards
Center for Automotive Research: Deployment Rollout Estimate of Electric Vehicles, 2011-2015 : includes electric vehicle estimates by state. Methodology based on hybrid penetrations.
McKinsey Quarterly: Battery technology charges ahead : reviews developments in battery technology. Contains graphic that shows conditions required for BEVs and PHEVs to gain widespread adoption.
University of Delaware: Vehicle-to-Grid Charging Research : details on V2G demonstration project and research from leaders in the space
Greening of Greenville: EV Ecosystem : innovative program supporting a charging network simultaneously with the introduction of vehicles into the marketplace for users to drive, on both a short-term basis, and mid-term rentals, to see if an EV can meet the needs of their business or lifestyle.
California Air Resources Board: Air Quality Improvement Program : California program to fund clean vehicle and equipment projects with multi-million  dollar annual budget
Pecan Street: Mueller Street : research program testing “integrated clean energy smart grid of tomorrow” within a residential neighborhood. Neighborhood currently has the highest density of PHEVs in the country.
City of Atlanta: Electric Vehicle Deployment Municipal Best Practices Study : best practices on electric vehicle deployment from several different cities
City of New York: PLANYC Exploring Electric Vehicle Adoption in New York City : exploration of electric vehicle deployment strategies in New York City
Washington DOT, Department of Commerce, Puget Sound Regional Council: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure A Guide for Local Governments in Washington State : guidance for electric vehicle infrastructure, as mandated by House Bill 1481 
Plug-in America: Hawaii EV Ready Guidebook for Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installations : guide for installing commercial charging stations; contains descriptions of innovative new financing models
FHWA: Interim Approval for Optional Use of an Alternative Electric Vehicle Charging General Service Symbol Sign (IA-13) : charging station sign jointly developed by state DOTs
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs: Addressing Challenges to Electric Vehicle Charging in Multifamily Residential Buildings : study focuses on charging in multi-family dwellings
HybridCars.com: Market Dashboard : national PEV sales by year
U.S. DOE Transportation Energy Data Book : comprehensive data booklet on energy use in transportation, in aggregate and broken down by vehicle segment.
U.S. EPA: Counties designated “nonattainment” : map of nonattainment areas in the nation
C2ES: Greenhouse gas emissions targets : map of states with GHG emissions targets
UCS: State of Charge: Electric Vehicles’ Global Warming Emissions and Fuel-Cost Savings Across the United States : study showing the benefits of electric vehicles across different fuel sources
IRS: Qualified plug-in electric and electric vehicle credit : IRS tax form. Explains how tax-exempt entities can receive the benefit of the tax credit through an auto dealership. Green fleet magazine gives a case study .
U.S. DOE: Electric vehicle maintenance : details how to maintain electric vehicles
PEV Dialogue Group 
RMI’s Project Get Ready  (local)
Plug-in Texas