What’s Next for the Electric Highway?

What: At a time when plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales are accelerating, but questions remain about technology costs, market evolution, consumer education and infrastructure development, the Plug-In 2013 Conference & Exposition will bring together industry stakeholders to focus on real data, real-world reporting and an analysis of what’s next for the electric highway:

Remaining conference componentS


Cars: data and analysis of technologies of on‑road/non-road and light-duty/heavy-duty vehicle electrification, including:
§  Port and fleet truck electrification
§  Smart charging and the potential of wireless charging
§  Battery technology
§  The next era of advanced technologies 


Charging: infrastructure technology, networks, readiness and choices, including:
§  Infrastructure interoperability, and sustainable and effective public infrastructure
§  Success stories/new innovations in workplace charging
§  DC fast charging
§  PEVs as grid resources


Communitychallenges, solutions and benefits for consumers, utilities, policymakers and manufacturers engaged in PEV deployment:
§  The role of regulations and incentives
§  Digital and social media promotion
§  The impact of advocacy and alternative business models
§  Media, communications, outreach and education

 EPRI booth smaller file An exposition hall showcasing vehicles, supporting electricity infrastructure and the latest innovations associated with plug-in technology


Where: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego

When: Sept. 30 – Oct. 3

Event organizer: Electric Power Research Institute

Regional Supporter and Platinum Sponsor: San Diego Gas & Electric

Other Platinum Sponsors: Nissan North America and South Coast Air Quality Management District

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