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As Electric Cars Drop in Price, They Could Become Vehicles of Racial Equity

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Sr Planning Analyst, Con Edison

Experienced analyst at Con Edison with an interest in sustainability

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As electric vehicles become more affordable, they may help to reduce air pollution in communities historically burdened by environmental injustice. Reposting from the State of The Planet blog.

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Matt Chester on May 18, 2021

Thanks for sharing, Daryush-- this is such a fascinating topic, and it really goes to show the value of having utilities focus on areas of equity and justice as it relates to their programs from the top down, because the connection here may have been completely overlooked by others if left unexamined. 

What do you find to be the key to taking outcomes of studies like this and putting them into actionable plans that get buy-in from the decision-makers at utilities? Are these aspects of certain plans being prioritized as they should? 

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