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We host monthly calls on the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. We use the calls to share ideas, news, and expertise relevant to electric transportation initiatives in South Carolina. If you missed one of our monthly SC Electric Transportation Network calls, you can access the replay below.

2024

  • Daniel Wilkins from Atlas Public Policy 

  • Amanda Rahimian with the SC Office of Resilience 

  • Laura Martyna from Atom Power 

  • Rene Kelly with the SC Energy Office 

  • John Brooker from Conservation Voters of SC

  • Emma Heins with Electrification Coalition

  • Mike McCauley with Watershed Consulting

2023

  • Tim Suggs, Santee Cooper

  • Westy Westmoreland, Dominion Energy

  • Cory Gordon, Duke Energy

  • Shane Baker, York Electric Co-operative

  • Mike McCauley, Watershed Consulting Group

  • Laura Rogers, Deputy Director at The Ray. Her slides are linked HERE

  • Nina Staggers, Asst. Exec. Director, Workforce Development, SC DEW 

  • Mike McCauley, Partner at Watershed Consulting Group

  • Matt Meyer, Sales and Business Development with Dannar US

  • Danna Thompson, Director of Advocacy for GA, NC, and SC at the American Lung Association

  • Rene Kelly, Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition Director and SC Energy Office Clean Transportation Coordinator; and Evan Renshaw, Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition, Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program Intern

  • Mike McCauley, Watershed Consulting Group

  • Michael Coleman with Upstate Forever on the upcoming Electric Vehicle Equity Roundtable event May 25th

  • James Toy with the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce as they look to pursue more electric transportation opportunities

  • Trent Dingman with the Upstate electric motorcycle startup, Real Motors, looking to make more connections

  • Arielle Gerstein with Charleston County on new EV chargers in the County and the process to have them approved, funded, and installed

  • Rene Kelly with the SC Energy Office on the Plug In SC program and the importance of having SC Chargers entered into the Alternative Fuels Data Center

  • Mike McCauley on IIJA and IRA federal funding updates

  • Dory Larsen with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy shared a report on EV market data for the Southeast and for South Carolina

  • Michael Culp with the U.S. Department of Transportation presented on the $700 million Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program

  • SC alternative fuels tax credit bill update from CVSC,

  • Kyle James with the Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments on the CHATS Regional Electric Vehicle Strategy and more.

  • Eddie Cogdill, Existing Industry Manager at SC Department of Commerce

  • SC Energy Office

  • Tige Howie, State Fleet Manager at the South Carolina Department of Administration

2023

March 16, 2023

- Steven Koerner, VP of Policy with bp pulse

Walter Kaufmann, CEO of the p3-group

- Ashkon Eslami, Senior Vice President at Edelman

- Justin Brightharp, Senior Program Manager at the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance

 and we'll also hear an update about SC's Alternative Fuels Tax Credit bill and how you can get involved

April 20, 2023

- Dory Larsen with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy shared a report on EV market data for the Southeast and for South Carolina

- Michael Culp with the U.S. Department of Transportation presented on the $700 million Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program 

May 18, 2023

- Michael Coleman with Upstate Forever on the upcoming Electric Vehicle Equity Roundtable event May 25th

- James Toy with the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce as they look to pursue more electric transportation opportunities

- Trent Dingman with the Upstate electric motorcycle startup, Real Motors, looking to make more connections

- Arielle Gerstein with Charleston County on new EV chargers in the County and the process to have them approved, funded, and installed

- Rene Kelly with the SC Energy Office on the Plug In SC program and the importance of having SC Chargers entered into the Alternative Fuels Data Center

- Mike McCauley on IIJA and IRA federal funding updates

January 17, 2023

- Eddie Cogdill, Existing Industry Manager at SC Department of Commerce

- SC Energy Office

- Tige Howie, State Fleet Manager at the South Carolina Department of Administration

February 16, 2023

- SC alternative fuels tax credit bill update from CVSC,

- Kyle James with the Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments on the CHATS Regional Electric Vehicle Strategy 

and more.

2022

  • Rob Bedenbaugh, Director of Engineering Support at the SC Department of Transportation

  • Ben Kessler, East and Mid-Atlantic Public Policy Manager at ChargePoint 

  • Olivia Campbell, Policy & Market Development Eastern U.S. with ABB E-mobility

  • Bonnie Loomis, J.D., Director of Economic Development at E4 Carolinas

  • Mike McCauley, Watershed Consulting Group

  • Mike Bullman, Director of Transportation at the SC Department of Education

  • Hannah Steinweg, Public Policy Manager at Rivian

  • Keith Wilson, Southeast Partnerships at Rivian

  • Dr. Brian Grady, Labor Market Information Director at the SC Department of Employment and Workforce

  • Dr. Lori Ziolkowski, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director of the SEOE at the University of South Carolina

  • Dr. Matthew Kisner, Professor and Philosophy Department Chair at the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina

  • Mike McCauley, Watershed Consulting Group

  • Steven Roys, Santee Cooper

  • Candyce Marsh, Duke Energy

  • Westy Westmoreland, Dominion Energy

  • Eddie Plowden, Berkeley Electric Cooperative

  • Adam Harris, Central Electric Power

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