EV133 - Electrification of vehicle fleets - Feasibility and Financing Frameworks

Workshop Description

EV Fleet

In this workshop, fleet manager and financiers will learn to evaluate the savings and returns of electrification of vehicle fleets. Case studies of fleets who have successfully electrifed some of their fleet will be provided, and participants will find out what the future holds for electric vehicles  from the perspective of fleet operators and investors . There will be plenty of time for questions and interaction with a maximum of 30 participants allowed.

Who Should Attend?

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

Workshop overview

Day 1 (Wednesday)

1 Overview of the global electric vehicle markets

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

2 Types of fleet electrification projects

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

3 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 2 (Thursday)

4 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

5 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 3 (Friday)

6 Structuring EV Finanincing electrification projects

  • Working with 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

Day 4 (Saturday - Optional)

Case Studies

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