Hosted by the Energy Institute, the University of Michigan Conference on Transportation, Economics, Energy and the Environment (TE3) will be held this year on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Rackham Amphiteatre. TE3 brings economists and other academic researchers together with practitioners from industry, government and the public policy community to share knowledge, exchange ideas and strengthen our collective ability to address the transportation sector’s energy and environmental challenges.
Now in its sixth year, the conference will examine the electrification of mobility worldwide, highlighting developments in the United States and China. Technology advances along with falling costs for energy storage and renewable energy are now poised to accelerate a transition to electric vehicles (EVs), away from the petroleum-fueled, internal-combustion engine cars, trucks, vans, buses and two-wheelers that have dominated personal mobility and goods movement for over a century.
TE3 participants will explore this exciting transition in sessions addressing consumer interest in EVs, vehicle charging, the role of a cleaner electric grid, the economics of EVs and the interactions among different policies. The conference will close with a high-level panel discussion about the tensions that confront electrification-related policy development in the world’s leading vehicle markets.
Learn more and register at https://energy.umich.edu/te3/.