The Southern California PEV Atlas provides a comprehensive series of neighborhood maps that characterize PEV ownership by neighborhood and project PEV ownership growth by council of government and... More > utility service areas. Using a regional travel model, the Atlas also estimates time-of-day proximity of PEVs to charging opportunities at workplaces and retail centers. The Atlas maps additional charging opportunities at multi-unit dwellings and parking facilities. The Southern California PEV Plan, Atlas and other related reports can be found at the PEV Readiness Resource page.
Funding for the Atlas was provided by the Southern California Association of Governments, the South Coast Air Quality Management District and the U.S. Department of Energy.< Less
At last count, about 60,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) have been sold in the United States since 2010. To guide local governments in meeting demand for PEV charging in Southern California, the... More > UCLA Luskin Center has published the Southern California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Plan and Atlas. The Southern California PEV Plan develops methods for: 1) Tailoring municipal PEV readiness efforts to local land use opportunities; 2) Prioritizing the siting of charging stations at workplaces, multi-unit dwellings, and retailers; and 3) Assessing the pricing and cost-effectiveness of charging opportunities for hosts and drivers.
The Plan also describes how the cost of PEV charging can be driven down by reforming municipal and county permitting processes, building codes, zoning and parking regulations.< Less