Get Plugged-in

A Guide to the Lessons Leaned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects

We are proud to announce the release of ‘A Guide to the Lessons Learned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects’.  Synthesizing reports from the 16 Clean Cities Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV)  readiness projects across the country, the Guide gathers together the most important conclusions and highlights illustrative examples.  Also see the “Ten Ways Communities Can Pave the Way for PEVs” on the EERE blog.

Links to Plug-In Electric Vehicle Planning Resources and Best Practices for Communities

Fleetcarma: Energy and Emissions, Made Easy: How to increase the utilization of plug-in vehicles in your fleet: a companion handbook

Streamlining the Permitting and Inspection Process for Plug-In Electric Vehicle Home Charger Installations

Accessibility and Signage for Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

PEV Collaborative: Overview of Existing California Policies and Additional Recommendations

Toolkit

PEV Collaborative: PEV Readiness Toolkit

PEV Collaborative: Communication Guides

“How do PEVs Benefit California”

“What are the Benefits of Driving a PEV? What cars are Available?”

“PEV Charging: Where and When?”

“Fuel Costs: PEVs Vs. Gasoline Cars?”

“How Do Communities Become PEV Ready?”

“Workplace Charging: Why and How?”

“PEV Batteries: Safety, Recycling and Re-Use?”

Ready Set Charge

Ready Set Charge California: A Guide to EV-Ready Communities

Research

UCLA Luskin Center: Southern California PEV Atlas

Southern California PEV Readiness Plan

Ready Set Charge California

California PEV Collaborative

Plug-in Electric Vehicle Resource Center

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Department of Energy (DOE) Station Locator – Find a Charging Station near you

Clean Cities: Electric Vehicle Fall 2012 Quarterly Discussion Webinar

The Electric Vehicle Fall 2012 Quarterly Discussion Webinar was presented on Oct. 11, 2012 by Linda Bluestein, National Clean Cities; Eric Ferron, U.S. Department of Transportation; David Sandalow, U.S. Department of Energy; Dan Davids, Plug In America; and Art James and Mike Kimlinger, Oregon Department of Transportation. To view or download more presentations, return to the webinar archives.

Accessibility and Signage for Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.

This report was developed by the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative, a multi-stakeholder partnership working to ensure a strong and enduring transition to a plug-in electric vehicle marketplace. Members played a guiding and consulting role in developing the report, although individual organizations may not formally endorse every recommendation.

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U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy.

In this fact sheet, you’ll learn the basics about the type of electric-drive vehicles, including how they work, the benefits of using them, and the various charging options.

Electric-Drive Vehicle Basics

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Getting plugged in …

In the City of Palm Springs

City of Palm Springs

Grand opening of one of the 10 new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station in Palm Springs.

Grand opening of one of the 10 new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station in Palm Springs.

Charging stations in Palm Springs:

Palm Springs Public Parking structure downtown Garage.
132 W. Baristo Rd.
Palm Springs. 2 level 2 stations
 
Fleet Maintenance yard
Palm Springs City Hall.
425 Civic Dr. Palm Springs
2 level 2 station
 
Rabobank Building/CVEP
3111 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs CA 92263.
2 level 2 stations
 
Palm Springs Library
300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs CA 92263
1 level 2 station
 
Palm Springs City Hall,
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92263.
2 level 2 stations
 
Palm Springs
Accelerator Park Pedestal
2901 East Alejo,
Palm Springs CA 92262.
One level 2 station
 
Palm Springs International Airport
3400 E. Tacit Canyon Way
One level 2 station.
 
Palm Springs Nissan
68177 Kyle Rd. Cathedral City
One level 2 charger.
Open during dealership hours 760-328-2828
 
Jessup Auto Plaza GM
68-11 East Palm Canyon
3 level 2 charging station
 
Palm Springs Hilton,
400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way.
760-320-6868
1 level 2 charging station 
 
Palm Springs to put in 17 more charging stations

City of Palm Desert

Charging Station in Palm Desert:

Park view Building
73-710 Fred Waring
Dr. Palm Desert CA
2 Charging Stations 
 
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort
& Spa 74-855 Country Club Dr.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760-341-2211
Level 1 and a Level 2 
 
Palm Desert Regional Hospital 
Two level 2 chargers. 

Palm Desert City Hall
4 level 2 station were upgraded with Clipper Creek
charging stations.

 

City of Coachella

Charging Stations in Coachella

City of Indio

Charging Stations In Indio:

Best Western Date Tree Hotel
81909 Indio Blvd.
Indio, CA 92201
Level 1 

City of Rancho Mirage

Charging stations in Rancho Mirage:

City of Cathedral

Charging Stations in Cathedral

City of La-Quinta

Charging Stations in LaQuinta:

Torre Nissan,
79-125 Highway 111,
La Quinta.
760-777- 8999
1 level 2
Open during dealership hours 

City of Indian Wells

Charging Stations in Indian Wells:

Marriott – Renaissance Esmeralda
Indian Wells Resort & Spa 44-400 Indian Wells Ln
Indian Wells, CA 92210
760-773-4444
855-443-3873
2 Level 2 charging stations 
 

City of Desert Hot Springs

Clean Cities Electric Vehicles Charging Stations Locator

Public Charging Stations in the Coachella Valley Region

We recommend that you call prior to visiting the station to ensure it is open and that the applicable fuel is available.

Palm Springs Nissan, 68177 Kyle Rd, Cathedral City, 02234 – 760-328-2828, Level 2 charge (1)

Torre Nissan,79-125 Highway 111, La Quinta, 92253 – 760-777-8999, Level 2 charger (1)

Private Charging Stations in the Coachella Valley Region

Southern California Edison – Palm Springs Service Center, 36100 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, 3 SP Inductive

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