NAFTC - Electric Vehicle and Electric Infrastructure Awareness Workshop
Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)
Electric Vehicle and Electric Infrastructure Awareness Workshop
The key to developing a sustainable, clean transportation future may very well lie in the ability to utilize electric vehicles (EVs) for everyday vehicle use.
This one-day workshop targets automotive technicians, fleet managers, municipalities, and others interested in understanding electricity and electric drive vehicles, the current state of electric vehicle technologies, and how EVs apply to fleet applications. Participants will gain an introductory knowledge base of EVs as they stand in today's alternative fuel vehicle marketplace.
This course will also present an overview of concerns regarding electric vehicle infrastructure as it relates to small- and large-scale EV charging stations, charging station installations, and its impact on the electricity supply "grid".
Objectives of this seminar include:
Hands-on activities will provide participants with the opportunity to examine a variety of EVs and EV charging stations.
Course Materials Provided to the Participant:
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National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC)
The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) is a pioneer and national leader in developing, managing and promoting programs and activities that desire to cure America’s addiction to oil, lead to energy independence and encourage the greater use of cleaner transportation. The NAFTC is the only nationwide alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) and advanced technology vehicle training organization in the United States. It is our mission to provide the training infrastructure for implementing widespread use of alternative fuels, AFVs and advanced technology vehicles, in an effort to increase our nation’s energy security and improve air quality by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation system.
The NAFTC is headquartered at West Virginia University. The NAFTC headquarters and the National Alternative Fuels Training Laboratory are located in Morgantown, WV.