A high-level analysis of the grid and financial impacts of EV adoption
Simple projections of the benefits of boosting EV adoption
Best practices related to offering a utility EV program
A value proposition for investing time and resources in electric vehicles
Ride & Drive Event Coordination
Forth has coordinated numerous pop-up ride and drive events, which are a great way to engage customers and employees. We’ve partnered with Pacific Power, Portland General Electric, Puget Sound Energy, Tacoma Power and many others other utilities for these events. We’ve also partnered with Electrify America on a series of ride and drive events in the state of California.
Coordinate ride and drive events from start to finish
Assist with dealer outreach to secure EVs for test drives
Develop marketing materials and promote event
Provide staff support and electric vehicles for event
EV Charging Station Consulting
Forth has ongoing relationships with all major charging providers and a history of working with electric utilities. Forth is currently working with the Washington Department of Transportation on a project to increase fast chargers along the I-5 Corridor and with TravelOregon to oversee the installation of destination charging stations in the Pacific Northwest.
Site EV charging station locations
Coordinate with local utilities to assess the electrical infrastructure
Negotiate and execute site host agreements
Determine local permit requirements
Oversee project implementation
Workplace Charging Outreach
Forth has been committed to promoting workplace charging for several years and was the most successful ambassador for the US Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge. Forth is continuing to lead in Workplace Charging awareness and can help support key business customers as they develop their owner workplace charging programs.
Provide training and support for staff to execute workplace charging goals
Develop educational collateral for partners and stakeholders
Provide subject matter consulting to business partners in support of their developing and reach Workplace Charging goals
Forth is actively engaged in demonstration projects which expand mobility options and increase access to clean transportation.
Act as the Project Manager for projects related to electric, shared, smart and/or equitable transportation
Establish partnerships with relevant industry contacts
In addition to our consulting and program services, Forth organizes a Utility Work Group that meets quarterly to highlight educational opportunities related to electric vehicles and utilities. To join the next Utility Work Group webinar and for more information, please contact our Utility Workgroup Coordinator.
09.05.2019: Wondering how to best address some of the most common challenges facing consumers when it comes to making the switch to electric cars? At the third-quarter Utility Working Groupwebinar, we will be joined by several Forth member companies for a deep dive into some of these issues and explore solutions that are available today. Our speakers include: