Most read EV Charging Reports in July

We have compiled a list of the three most read EV Charging Reports in July. These reports cover guidelines for creating universally accessible charging stations, the Electric Vehicle Country Attractiveness Index findings, which assess the investment potential for EV charging infrastructure in major European nations, and the adoption of microgrids for enhancing resiliency and managing electricity demands in the context of zero-emission bus usage in the U.S.
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Universal Design Guidelines | ZEVI
  • Charging forward: EV Country Attractiveness Index findings | Cornwall Insight
  • Microgrids: best practices for zero-emission bus resiliency | CALSTART

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Universal Design Guidelines | ZEVI

This report provides guidelines for the manufacturing, installation, and operation of publicly accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It aims to ensure inclusivity and user-friendliness for all EV drivers. The guidelines cover charging station design, site surroundings, and communication methods for informing users. Specific recommendations are offered for accessible parking bays. The report emphasizes adaptability to changing regulations and technological advancements.

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An infographic detailing guidelines for accessible charging stations. It is divided into three sections: Charging Station Design, Site Design, and Information and Communications. Each section outlines specific considerations, such as equipment specifications and layout.
Source: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Universal Design Guidelines | ZEVI

Charging forward: EV Country Attractiveness Index findings | Cornwall Insight

The report is the Electric Vehicle Country Attractiveness (EVCA) Index, a quarterly ranking that assesses major European nations’ attractiveness for EV investment, focusing on battery electric passenger cars and EV charging infrastructure. It utilizes various metrics to rank countries based on their EV investment potential. The latest report reflects changes in rankings since March 2023 and includes new indicators related to EV charging points. The report discusses the latest developments in the ranked EV markets, considering factors such as BEV growth, charging network expansion, and economic strength amidst energy price and inflation challenges.

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Table titled "EV Country Attractiveness index scores and rankings," showing scores, rankings, and changes for 13 countries. Norway ranks first, Portugal last. Notable changes: Netherlands (+2), Ireland (-2). Columns include Country, Score, Ranking, and Change.
Source: Charging forward: EV Country Attractiveness Index findings | Cornwall Insight

Microgrids: best practices for zero-emission bus resiliency | CALSTART

This report discusses the adoption of microgrids as a solution to address challenges related to the increasing use of zero-emission buses in the US. Microgrids offer resiliency and financial benefits over traditional methods and can help transit agencies manage electricity demands more effectively. The report outlines key considerations for implementing microgrids and provides a real-life example of their success.

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A bar chart titled "Figure ES-1. Reduced Monthly Peak Load with Microgrid System" showing peak load (kW) on the y-axis and months on the x-axis. Blue bars represent microgrid systems, and striped bars represent business-as-usual for each month from January to December.
Source: Microgrids: best practices for zero-emission bus resiliency | CALSTART
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