EV chargingstation signThursdays EV Infrastructure presentation will be a high level overview of the California Governor's Interagency Working Group on Zero-Emmision Vehicles; the 2013 ZEV Action Plan; a roadmap towards 1.5 million zero-emmission vehicles on California roadways 2025 geared towards job creation.

In March 2012, Governor Brown issuied an executive order directing state government to help accelerate the market for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California. A path toward 1.5 million ZEVs in California by the year 2025 with strategies and actions that state agencies will take to meet milestones of the the executive order. In this plan, ZEVs include: hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), which include both pure battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and pug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PEHEVs). Adapted from the 2013 ZEV Action Plan.  

  • Goal: 1.5 million ZEVs in California by the year 2025    
  • What are the infrastructure needs?    
  • How are we going to get there?    
  • What opportunities will it bring?


Thursday Morning Meeting, Jan 23, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Free, No reservations required.

Saratoga Federated Church, Richards Hall, 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA 95070
Enter on west side, corner of Oak Place and Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd (Hiway 9).

About the Presenter

Al Sanchez ChewAl Sanchez-Chew is a Cal Poly Pomona graduate in Mechanical Engineering.  He has followed his curiosity in science by studying electrical engineering, mathematics, biological sciences, and Solar Energy.

Al has traditional and alternative energy companies experience. At Varco International, he worked on the development of controller panels for the top drive systems, TDS-9, used for oil exploration. Al was a residential solar designer for Solar City and Product development engineer at Adaptive Arc that produces Hydrogen gas through gasification. Al worked at the NASA Ames Research Center on the Vertical Motion Simulator, VMS, and worked the Integration and Test for the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, LADEE program.

A majority of Al’s engineering experience centers around Lockheed Martin where he worked at both the Lockheed Aeronautics (Skunk Works) division and Missiles and Space division. His aeronautics work includes working on the F-117 Night Hawk autopilot as well as Manufacturing Technology R&D. Al was involved with the Theater High Altitude Area Defense, THAAD; Fleet Ballistic Missile Nuclear Weapons Security, FBM NWS; Milstar communication Satellite; and Space Based Infrared Satellite, SBIRS programs.

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