EV Champion Training 1: Electric Vehicle Technology and Financial Considerations  

Education Type: 
Live Online
2 Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
0.3 CEU

The EV Champion Training is a virtual training series hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory that is designed to provide fleet managers and coordinators with the skills and knowledge to become subject matter experts in electric vehicle implementation. This four-part training serves as an introduction to electric vehicle technology and considerations for EVSE installation. This course focuses on the selection of the best EVs for your fleet and planning for the installation of EVSE that will serve the needs of these new vehicles. This webinar also focuses on introducing the basics of EV technology and financial considerations important for agencies considering fleet electrification.

This is a four-part training. Please see the dates below:


Leidy Boyce, Research Engineer, National Renewable Energy Lab  

Leidy Boyce joined NREL in 2020 and works in vehicle technology integration office, she works closely with fleet vehicle data helping fleets implement electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment to achieve fleet electrification goals. Prior to joining NREL, Leidy worked as a geoscientist in the oil and gas industry, evaluating oil and gas reserves from electrical, acoustic, and nuclear logging tools, supported field engineering operations, and assisted clients on stablishing field development strategies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the basics of electric vehicle technology — EV drivetrains — Battery capacity and range — EVSE and EV charging;
  • Identify what costs impact fleet electrification — EV lifecycle cost analysis — EVSE and utility bill analysis;
  • Review GSA Options — GSA EV schedule options — EVSE BPA options.
Federal Agencies and Facility Criteria: