VW Settlement Opportunity Roundtable Presentations -- April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017: VW Settlement Opportunity, SCANA Headquarters, Cayce, SC
More than fifty attendees participated at SCCEBA’s Roundtable hosted in partnership with SCE&G and Duke Energy to learn about how SC can benefit and plan for VW Settlement funds that could come to SC in 2018.
Rick Sapienza, Director of the Clean Transportation Program at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University provided an overview of the process and timeline for SC to receive VW Settlement funds, eligible expenses for the funds, and how SC can develop a plan to utilize the funds. Rick also covered the Zero Emission Vehicle Investment Trust opportunity.
Maeve Mason and Landon Masters, Energy Specialists at the Office of Regulatory Staff’s Energy Office and Co-Coordinators for the Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition presented on the Energy Office and the PCF’s Electrify America’s Zero Emission Vehicle Corridors planning efforts and their “Plug-In SC” Campaign.
James “Westy” Westmoreland, General Manager of Utility Support Services at SCE&G, Lang Reynolds, Electric Transportation Manager at Duke Energy, and Lynda Shafer, Program Developer of Conservation & Energy Efficiency at Santee Cooper shared news about how SC utilities are collaborating and planning for increased clean energy infrastructure and vehicles in SC.
VW Settlement Update & Overview: State Considerations
Director of the Clean Transportation Program
NC Clean Energy Technology Center
North Carolina State University
South Carolina Utilities:
VW Settlement Collaboration
James “Westy” Westmoreland
of Utility Support Services at SCE&G
Electric Transportation Manager
at Duke Energy
Program Developer of
Conservation & Energy Efficiency
at Santee Cooper
South Carolina Energy Office:
VW Settlement & EV Infrastructure
Maeve Mason and Landon Masters
Energy Specialists at the
Office of Regulatory Staff's
State Energy Office &
Co-coordinators of the
Palmetto Clean Fuels Coaltion