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Energy Efficient Future Mobility Systems with Connected & Automated Vehicles


Energy Efficient Future Mobility Systems with Connected & Automated Vehicles Webinar


Join the Palmetto Clean Fuels coalition and the Clemson Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) for an engaging discussion about energy efficiency mobility systems (EEMS) and automated vehicles. US Department of Energy-funded research has shown that the introduction of connectivity and automation to the transportation sector could result in a significant decrease in energy consumption and emissions. This potential will be explored in this webinar. 



This event will bring together members of industry, academic and government researchers, as well as policy makers to discuss the future of connected and automated mobility systems within South Carolina.


Online Webinar

May 18, 2020

3 PM – 4 PM

Agenda (PDF)

3:00 – 3:10 PM: Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition

Ben Kessler

PCF Coordinator, Energy Office

Office of Regulatory Staff

Learn about South Carolina’s Clean Cities coalition and their efforts in the Palmetto state; including alternative fuels, petroleum reduction initiatives, and technical assistance. Find out how you can apply cost saving and environmentally friendly behaviors to your fleet.

3:10 – 3:30 PM: USDOT – Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2)

Dr. Ronnie Chowdhury

Director, C2M2

Energy Conservation with Future Transportation Technologies

Learn about Clemson University’s US Department of Transportation Tier 1 University Transportation Center and their ongoing research to move people and goods more efficiently within the Palmetto state. Find out how energy efficient systems are connecting the future of transportation. 

3:30 – 3:50 PM: USDOE EERE – Vehicles Technology Office

Michael Laughlin

Technology Manager, Technology Integration

US Department of Energy EERE, VTO

Learn about the US Department of Energy’s efforts in the vehicle technologies realm; including unlocking the full potential of energy efficient mobility systems. Find out how the DOE is conducting early-stage research for energy efficient mobility productivity.

3:50 – 4:00 PM: Q&A

How do we advance connected and efficient mobility systems in South Carolina?

Centralina Council of Governments
9815 David Taylor Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262

Part of the U.S.
DOE Clean Cities
National Network