Efficiency Group Urges EPA To Crack Down On EV Upstream Emissions

June 23, 2022
Energy efficiency supporters are ramping up advocacy for EPA to regulate the efficiency of electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its vehicle greenhouse gas standards, “starting with accounting for EVs’ upstream emissions,” citing analysis showing wide variations in EV energy use even among vehicles with similar weights. The pitch by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) avoids detailed policy prescriptions, but it sends a broader signal to both regulators and advocates as EPA engages in behind-the-scenes development of...

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