1 Jun 2008
The IEEE-USA-sponsored symposium, Plug-in Hybrids: Accelerating Progress 2007, investigated the technology and policy challenges of commercializing plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The first of a three-part series of transcripts from the symposium, looks at Electrification, Fuel Economy & the Environment; Plug-in Vehicles & the Electric Grid; New Technology Challenges & Opportunities; and The Need for Federal Action Now. Keynote speakers included Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state, FERC Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff, and former CIA director and founding member of the Set America Free Coalition, R. James Woolsey. Developed by Bill Williams, Senior Legislative Representative for IEEE-USA Technology Policy.