The Role of Demand-Side Incentives and Charging Infrastructure on Plug-In Electric Vehicle Adoption: Analysis of US States

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In the United States, more than 400 state and local incentives have been issued to increase the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) since 2008. This article, coauthored by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Caley Johnson, quantifies the influence of key incentives and enabling factors like charging infrastructure and receptive demographics on PEV adoption. This article would be beneficial for those who have the ear of decision-makers trying to increase EV purchases in the area. Specifically, the effectiveness of various incentives are quantified so that policymakers can best use their limited resources to maximize their EV purchases.

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