In this episode we speak with Joe Britton, The Executive Director of the Zero Emission Transportation Association or ZETA. They’re working to make all new cars in the US be electric by 2030. We discuss everything about the current automotive landscape from impacts due to COVID, along with the current Biden administration and beyond. He shares how his team is working to make ZETA’s vision a reality by the end of the decade.
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1:15 Joe’s background leading up to ZETA, and links in how things have changed over time.
5:20 ZETA’s Policy Focus
12:07 Domestic Manufacturing and Production
16:51 Current landscape of Transportation Electrification
24:21 Charging infrastructure (and how ZETA is working to make that transition easier for drivers)
30:34 COVID and Automotive Sales
38:10 Lessons Learned from Texas’ Grid Failures
43:38 V2G - Vehicle to Grid and what it can unlock
50:15 Where does Hydrogen Fuel play into our future energy needs?
53:13 What would Joe & ZETA like to see from the industry?★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Grid Connections is about how our electrical grid is becoming the intersection between the next generation of electric transportation, new digital technologies, and grid infrastructure. Join us as we learn about these topics in discussions with experts and leaders ranging from C-Suite executives to industry regulators.