EV131 - Electrification of private and public vehicle fleets - Feasibility and Development Models (Ottawa/Gatineau, Canada)

Workshop Description

In this workshop, participants will learn about opportunities for incorporating electric vehicles (EVs) into a fleet, examples of fleets who have successfully integrated EVs, and what the future holds for EVs from a fleet perspective. There will also be plenty of time for questions and interaction.

Who Should Attend?

  • Fleet managers
  • Investors
  • Procurement officers
  • Sustainability Advisers
  • EV policy developers
  • EV manufacturers
  • Others interested in electric vehicles and fleets

5 Day course overview

Day 1

Overview of the global electric vehicle markets

  • Growth areas
  • Introduction to the fleet electrification project feasibility analysis
  • Background on EV project development

Types of fleet electrification projects

  • Public transport: City Buses
  • School buses
  • Taxi and Limo fleets
  • Government fleets (postal services, municipal vehicles..)
  • Other corporate fleets

Day 2

Overview of EV Fleet development phases

  • Feasibility
  • Permitting
  • Partnership agreements
  • Financing
  • Pilot phase
  • Recharging Infrastructure setup
  • Deployment and scaling up
  • Operating aspects
  • Dealing with Vehicles at the end of life

Day 3

Major elements of the preliminary analysis

  • Analysis of driving needs
  • Energy cost: Fuel and Electricity
  • Operating costs and total cost of ownership
  • Vehicle salvage value and battery second life
  • Find the most cost effective vehicle and technologies
  • Compliance regulations: getting vehicles approved
  • Government incentives: understanding what incentives exists most effective incentives to lobby for
  • Calculating CO2 emission reductions
  • Understanding various environmental impacts reductions

Day 4

Financial and sensitivity analysis

  • Introduction to using computer models to evaluate the economic viability
  • Financial input parameters: Fuel/Electricity/Maintenance cost Inflation
  • Output parameters and metrics: ROI, NPV,
  • Case study 1: Taxis
  • Financial Sensitivity analysis
  • General framework for risk analysis
  • Quantifying and prioritizing risks

Day 5

Case Studies

  • Municipal Buses
  • School Buses
  • Postal Services Fleet
  • Car sharing
  • Overview of other examples

Structuring EV electrification projects

  • Role of key stakeholders:
    • Sponsors
    • Manufacturers
    • Service contractors
    • Lenders,
    • Investors,
    • Vehicle fleet
    • Vehicle operators
  • Success factors for vehicle fleets electrification
    • Financing strategies:
      • Direct Purchase
      • Bank loans
      • Traditional whole vehicle leasing
      • Manufacturer leasing
      • Battery leasing
      • Non recourse financing with Energy Purchase Agreements