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September 13, 2022
California’s Electric Vehicle Push Is Not Causing Blackout Risk
San Francisco Chronicle via Governing
This New England utility will soon pay EV owners to help to back up the grid
Energy News Network
California rule will make EV charging more affordable, reduce load on grid
Green Car Reports
Tritium raises up to $135 million in new funding to accelerate DC fast charger production
Honda to set up China venture with Dongfeng, Guangzhou Auto to procure EV batteries
Tesla could start building a lithium refinery for EV batteries in Texas this year
Jeep unveils its 1st electric SUVs for North America, Europe
Associated Press
GM is betting on its electric Equinox, starting at $30,000, to kick-start ‘massive adoption’ of EVs
NFI, New Flyer Debut New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Bus with Longer Range
NGT News
2021 Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Sales Increased by 76% over 2020
U.S. Department of Energy
Mullen Automotive Acquires EV Truck Maker Bollinger
Manufacturing Business Technology
ENC Develops New Heavy-Duty Electric, Hydrogen Buses
NGT News
EV startup Harbinger, founded by Canoo and QuantumScape veterans, aims to shake up medium-duty truck market
17 states weigh adopting California's electric car mandate
Associated Press via ABC News
Kia EV batteries find second life as energy storage systems to reduce strain on grid
GM's BrightDrop eyes future self-driving EV delivery trucks
Detroit Free Press
Chinese electric car giant BYD plans to build a factory in Thailand
Mercedes-Benz and Rivian plan JV to make electric vans in Europe
With autonomous vehicle caucus, Congress members aim to advance technology for self-driving cars
Smart Cities Dive
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Global Clean Energy Action Forum

September 21-23, 2022
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy and Carnegie Mellon University
The DOE is hosting the Global Clean Energy Action Forum (GCEAF) September 21-23, 2022, in Pittsburgh. Directly following the UN General Assembly, the GCEAF will convene energy ministers from governments representing 90% of public investment in clean energy, industry leaders, tech innovators, investors, and international organizations.
Upcoming Events
September 13-15th in Novi, MI
The Battery Show / Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo
*EDTA President Genevieve Cullen will be speaking on a September 14th infrastructure panel
September 21-23rd in Pittsburgh, PA
Global Clean Energy Action Forum (GCEAF)

September 27-28th in Columbus, OH
Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo

October 18-19th in Detroit, MI
Reuters Automotive USA 2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and
Joint Office of Energy & Transportation Announcements
Bus Fleet Transition Webinar (September 15th @ 3PM ET)

List of State NEVI Planning Websites (via AFDC)

Joint Office Funds EV Collaboration with NASEO and AASHTO