EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

8D - Role of Rebates in Market Uptake

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

9:45 am - 11:15 am

Ballroom B6

9:45 am-10:05 am

Rebate influence on electric vehicle adoption in California

Brett Williams
Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE)
United States

Brett Williams, PhD, is Principal Advisor for EV Programs at CSE. He is a point person for EV market and policy analysis, stakeholder engagement, and program design, strategy, and evaluation. Previously, he was an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at UCLA, a postdoctoral scholar at UC Berkeley, and a researcher for Amory Lovins at the RMI. Brett has a PhD from UC Davis, a master’s degree Cambridge University (UK), and an undergraduate degree from Pomona College.

10:05 am-10:25 am

Home charging accessibility trends within the clean vehicle rebate project

Francis Alvarez
Center for Sustainable Energy
United States

Francis Alvarez, Research Analyst on the Center for Sustainable Energy’s (CSE) Transparency and Insights team, has three years of industry experience working with data to leverage insights that promote informed program decisions. Francis holds an M.S. from San Diego State University and a B.S. from University of California at San Diego.

10:25 am-10:45 am

Understanding the impact of EV-rebates across sociodemographic groups and the equity concerns

Amrita Chakraborty
ITS, UC Davis
United States

Amrita Chakraborty is a Graduate Student Researcher at ITS, UC Davis. She is currently pursuing her Masters Program in Transportation Technology and Policy at the University of California, Davis. Her area of research is broadly on Electric Vehicles, the impact of financial incentives on buyers’ decision to purchase an electric vehicle, and equitable distribution of the incentives.