As mass adoption of electric vehicles increases in the U.S., Chris Ventura, executive director of the Consumer Energy Alliance, outlines the resources and policies that will be needed to ensure a stable and seamless supply of energy to power mass electrification.
The year 2026 will mark a turning point with multiple regulations converging to push for greater fuel economy in cars and trucks.
California is now free to require, by some projections, that more than half of all heavy-duty trucks to be sold in the state be powered by all-electric drive by 2035.
The administration also announced the launch of the American Battery Materials Initiative, a new effort to secure the supply of critical minerals used for power, electricity, and EVs.
The bill passed in the U.S. Senate, and now heads to the U.S. House of Representatives.