January 31

Posted by: Andy Maggi

Nevada Transportation Electrification Forum

March 12, 2020, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Presentation Room at the Clark County Building, 4701 W. Russell Road, Las Vegas

Join key policymakers and decision-makers from around Nevada to discuss the benefits of transportation electrification, as well as the concrete policies and actions needed to achieve these benefits for all Nevadans.

Organized by: Nevada Conservation League Education Fund, Chispa Nevada, SWEEP, Plug-In America, Clark County Nevada

Supported by: NV Energy, Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, NECA/IBEW

Register for the event today!


8:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. EV Test Drives

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Set The Stage: Benefits of Transportation Electrification in Nevada

  • Kristopher Sanchez, Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Will Barrett, Director of Clean Air Advocacy, American Lung Association
  • Travis Madsen, Transportation Program Director, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
  • Leslie Mujica, Executive Director, Las Vegas Power Professionals-IBEW 357/NECA
  • Leslie Aguayo, Environmental Equity Program Manager, Greenlining Institute
  • Sophia Mayott-Guerrero, Energy & Transportation Advocate, Conservation Colorado

11:25 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Utilities and Transportation Electrification Programs: Nevada’s Role

  • Senator Chris Brooks, NV Legislature
  • Sarah Chatterjee, Director of Renewable Energy Programs, NV Energy
  • Thomas Ashley, Vice President of Policy, Shell/ Greenlots
  • Francesca Wahl, Business Development and Policy, Tesla

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch and Key Speakers

  • Chair Hayley Williamson, Nevada Public Utilities Commission
  • Brad Crowell, Director, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, NV
    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop Session: Envisioning a Long-Term TE Strategy for Nevada

Facilitation by:

  • Andy Maggi, Executive Director, Nevada Conservation League
  • Francesca Wahl, Business Development and Policy, Tesla
  • Ben Prochazka, National Director, Electrification Coalition
  • Ryan Schuchard, Director, Innovative Mobility, CALSTART
  • Rudy Zamora, Program Director, Chispa Nevada

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