Upcoming Panel: “China, U.S. Race the Deploy e-Buses”

 

City buses go electric by BYD in Xian, China. Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake in the U.S. and China in developing the market for e-buses and charging infrastructure.

City buses by BYD go electric in Xian, China. Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake in the U.S. and China in developing the market for e-buses and charging infrastructure. Photo/BYD

Join the Alliance for a lively discussion on Oct. 20 about the future of electric buses and trucks. With experts in EV manufacturing and energy from China and the US, we’ll explore how both countries can take advantage of this technology to cut carbon emissions and boost the economy.  Click here for tickets and venue. The panelists will discuss:

  • PG&E’s and SCE’s $824 million proposals now before California regulators to build charging infrastructure and launch innovative rate schemes.
  • Why there are so many more e-buses on China’s roads than in the U.S?
  • What can China and the U.S. learn from each other to accelerate adoption of electric buses and trucks, to influence public policy, financing, and technology?

Confirmed panelists include:

  • David Sawaya, PG&E’s lead on the CPUC proposal.
  • Andy Swanton, vice president, BYD, China’s largest EV manufacturer.
  • Dean Taylor, SCE’s senior scientist on EVs and lead on the CPUC proposal.
  • Yunshi Wang, UC-Davis, Director, China Center for Energy and Transportation

(Full disclosure: PG&E and SCE are Alliance donors.)

For tickets, click here. Early bird pricing through Oct. 12, 2017. Buy now and save! Space is limited.