Electric Power Research Institute, U.S. Department of Energy to collaborate on electric transportation research

Published on January 29, 2020 by Kevin Randolph

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The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Vehicle Technologies Office signed on Jan. 17 a five-year memorandum of understanding to collaborate on electric transportation research, development, demonstration, and deployment.

“The coordination of our research and stakeholder engagement enables EERE, the national labs, and EPRI to prioritize action based our collective experience in electric transportation and the needs of a fast-moving EV market,” EPRI Vice President of Sustainability and Electrification Rob Chapman said. “This collaboration can benefit EV drivers, the electric power sector, and the public by enhancing U.S. electric transportation infrastructure, improving air quality, and advancing the next generation of transportation technology.”