Electric Vehicles 101

Electric Vehicles 101

April 23, 2024 | Online :: Central Time

“Excellent discussion about pioneer programs and actions implemented to drive the electrification into our societies.” Researcher, LACTEC

“Very knowledgeable speakers with real world experience.” Transportation Supervisor, PPL Electric Utilities

“This course can provide helpful and useful information, updated to the moment we live in electric mobility.” Research, Instituto de Tecnologia para o Desenvolvimento

Join our virtual Electric Vehicle 101 course for a thorough foundational primer on EVs. The course emphasizes the learning needs and perspectives of utilities, the energy industry, and fleet and site managers. Attendees will get an overview of:

Electrification Policy Insights: Understand the landscape of electrification policies, staying informed on the latest developments and regulatory frameworks.

Funding Opportunities: Explore avenues for funding to support EV initiatives and learn how to leverage financial resources effectively.

Successful EV Program Deployment: Gain valuable knowledge on successful deployment strategies, covering aspects like infrastructure setup, grid integration, and efficiency processes.

Cutting-edge Technologies: Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in EV technologies, ensuring you are well-informed about the innovations shaping the industry.

In-depth Case Studies: Delve into detailed case studies from leading utilities, covering the entire spectrum of EV rollout. Learn from real-world examples in deployment, grid integration, efficiency processes, and resource management.

Insights into Revenue-Generating Programs: Discover successful revenue-generating programs tailored for utilities, providing you with practical insights to enhance your organization’s financial sustainability.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead in the dynamic landscape of electric vehicle infrastructure. Register today and empower yourself with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving world of EVs effectively.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduce the current market and latest EV trends
  • Identify the utility’s role in the EV space
  • Navigate transportation electrification policy
  • Provide an overview of vehicle grid integration (VGI) tools
  • Develop ways to engage electrification program customers
  • Recognize how fleets are critical for EV implementation
  • Foresee future opportunities of transportation electrification
  • Evaluating grid impacts: aligning EV to grid needs
  • EV load forecastingDiscover the value of partnerships for EV programs
  • Implement best practices based on insight from other utilities
  • Track resources and funding are available for the market


Tuesday, April 23, 2024 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Course Timing

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. :: Introduction to the Electric Vehicle (EV) Marketplace and Current Trends

This session will provide an overview of the industry trends driving the EV space and key metrics.

  • EV benefits to consumers, utilities and society
  • Electric Vehicle technologies, types & brands
    • Types of EVs
    • Comparison of combustion engine, hybrid and electric
    • Fuel consumption: EV vs. Internal Combustion Vehicle (ICE)
    • U.S. vs. global EV trends

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. :: The Utility’s Role in the Electric Vehicle Space

Utilities across the country are finding various levels of success and lessons learned with increased EV adoption. This session will detail best practices, including:

  • Range of program designs
  • Specific successful deployments
  • Taking advantage of tools for efficiency
  • Addressing challenges of installation timelines, cost, and equipment
  • Managing available resources
  • Utility strategic planning for EV growth:
    • Evaluating grid impacts: aligning EVs to grid needs
    • EV load forecasting
    • EV charging infrastructure planning & management
    • EV rate design

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. :: Morning Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. :: Navigating Transportation Electrification Policy

This session will provide attendees with a guide for growth of EV Charger Infrastructure found by taking advantage of transportation electrification policy programs. Learn where to find the resources available and how other utilities have created successful programs.

  • The role of state and federal policy on EV adoption
  • Regional clean energy plans
  • Electrification initiatives

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. :: Vehicle Grid Integration

Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI) tools and processes support the optimization of electric vehicle (EV) connection and interaction to the electric grid.  This session will provide an overview of VGI, discussing:

  • Monitoring and assessing EV impact on the grid
  • Benefits of VGI
  • Communication requirements for VGI
  • Optimizing VGI dynamics to ensure
    • Lower customer rates
    • Efficient use of EVs as grid assets
  • Evaluating grid services technology opportunities
  • Managed and Off-Peak charging

2:00 – 3:00 pm. :: Engaging the EV Customer Through Beneficial Electrification Programs

Hear from the utility’s perspective how participants, including municipal governments and commercial entities, are driving EV demand through incentive and rebate programs. Look at the successful tactics for generating demand through education and marketing programs.

  • Understanding the utility-EV opportunity
  • EV customer engagement tools
    • Customer engagement tools and campaigns
    • Rebate and incentive design considerations
  • Trends in utility EV program design

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. :: Afternoon Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. :: Lessons Learned from Fleet Electrification

One of the ways utilities are testing and deploying EV infrastructure is on their own vehicles and customers’ fleets. These applications are critical to successful EV and EVSE implementation due to the valuable knowledge that is gained and shared. This session will provide lessons learned from utilities, including:

  • Fleet deployment and operations
  • Helping customers with fleet deployment
  • Fleet charging strategies and implementation

4:00 – 4:45 p.m. :: Future Opportunities: Optimizing the Benefits of Transportation Electrification

We will close discussing how industry partnerships between utilities, government entities, and service providers will deliver on the promise of transportation electrification.

  • Opportunities to leverage emerging technology
  • Long-term assessment & forecast of EV impacts
  • Infrastructure preparedness strategies
  • EV program design & social equity

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. :: Course Comments and Conclusion


 Jonathan Segal, Associate Program Manager, ICF

Jonathan works closely with utility and commercial clients to implement high impact vehicle electrification programs that increase utility revenue and grid utilization while reducing the financial and environmental burdens.



Scott Barrios, Manager, Electric Mobility Portfolio, Entergy

Melissa Chan, Senior Director of Grid Solutions, Fermata

Rob Graff, Senior Technical Advisor, NACFE

Amanda Janaskie, Manager of Energy Efficiency Programs, Baltimore Gas & Electric

Emily Phan-Gruber, Senior Strategist Transportation Electrification, Duquesne Light Company (DLC)

Cassie Powers, Chief of Staff, NASEO

Ryan Prazen, Group Account Manager, JD Power ZappyRide

Bethany Tabor, Product Manager Commercial Electric Vehicles, Consumers Energy

Vince Wynne, Manager Energy Efficient Programs, Pepco Holdings

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a separate email with a unique link to a personalized landing page which will include links to join all sessions of this event.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.


Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all attendees for 7 days after the event


Electric Vehicles 101

April 23, 2024 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 895.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 3,580.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

This event is related. A discount for attending both events is available

EV Charging Infrastructure

March 6-7, 2024 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1195.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 4,780.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 8,365.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 14,340.00 (40% discount)

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before February 02, 2024 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800




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Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must sign in and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case studies, panel discussions and PowerPoint presentations will be used in the program.

Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Course CPE Credits: 8.0
There is no prerequisite for this Course.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

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Who Should Attend

Utility, fleet & site/facilities representatives responsible for:

  • EV Programs
  • Transportation Electrification
  • EV Business Development
  • Operational and Construction
  • Partnerships
  • Climate & Sustainability
  • Emerging Technologies/Energy Innovation
  • Fleets