PURA Straw Proposal for Statewide EV Program

This is a copy of the statewide EV Program straw proposal that the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has released. Public comments are being accepted until Jan. 29. Sorry, but this is not downloadable from our … Read more

It Is Time for EV Freedom

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Direct Sales of Electric Vehicles (EVs) Should Be Permitted in CT Post by Barry Kresch Governor Lamont has signed onto the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional cap and invest plan. At the same time, … Read more

September CHEAPR Stats Update and Pending Vote

CHEAPR Rebates Through September 2020

Spike in Model 3 Rebates leads to Slightly Stronger Rebate Activity in September The September data were published on Friday, Oct. 30th, and show 84 rebates awarded with a $104,000 spend. Also, August was restated … Read more

Third Annual Multimodal Transit Summit

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Center for Latino Progress presents Multimodal Transit Summit on November 23rd, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM This worthwhile summit explores sustainable and equitable transportation policies for a post-pandemic world. It is a full-day deep-dive. Local … Read more

Aug CHEAPR and October Vote

CHEAPR rebates through August 2020

Few CHEAPR Rebates Given in August Another tepid, desultory, underwhelming (I’m running out of adjectives – feel free to help in the comments) month for the CHEAPR program with only 40 rebates given out and … Read more

Should There Be An Incentive for E-bikes

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An E-bike Pilot Among the suggestions offered by members of the new CHEAPR board has been a pilot project for e-bike rebates.[1] This is most strongly advocated by those who are focused on lower-income households, … Read more

What if They Gave a Rebate and Nobody Came

Number of Monthly CHEAPR Rebates through April 2020

Rebates at Lowest Level Ever The lowest number of monthly rebates since its inception has been awarded by CHEAPR in April 2020, a not so grand total of 13, down from 90 in March. There … Read more