Sargent & Lundy Participates in Fleet Electrification U.S. Conference

Firm’s leading insights on fleet electrification optimization and development to be showcased in panel discussions and booth

April 14, 2023 – Sargent & Lundy is participating in the third annual Fleet Electrification U.S. conference hosted by Global Transmission Research, taking place April 25-26 in Washington, D.C. Sargent & Lundy’s Eric Back and Kalpesh Chaudhari will represent the firm in panels discussing fleet electrification opportunities, perspectives, and strategies. Sargent & Lundy is also hosting a booth on the conference floor where Back, Chaudhari, and Sargent & Lundy’s Alex Coologeorgen are ready to continue the conversation and share the firm’s unique offerings to support fleet electrification goals.

Chaudhari, a subject matter specialist in e-mobility analytics and solutions, will be speaking on the panel, “Emerging Opportunities – V2G and RE Integration,” from 3 toKalpesh Chaudhari | Sargent & Lundy 3:45 p.m. EDT on April 25. He will discuss:

  • Opportunities for fleet operators to use vehicle-to-grid technology without disrupting their existing operation and while also increasing revenue.
  • Critical factors to consider in reducing total cost of ownership for school bus electrification and transit buses.
  • Examples of how these “batteries-on-wheels” could help achieve grid resiliency in case of extreme weather events.

Back, a leading expert in the electric vehicle and transportation sector, will moderate the discussion, “OEM Offers and Perspective,” from noon to 1 p.m. EDT on April 26. Electric vehicle original equipment manufacturers will share their perspectives on topicsEric Back | Sargent & Lundy including:

  • Overall industry progress of fleet electrification adoption and transition.
  • Transition strategies and considerations for different types of fleet vehicles.
  • Interdependence between vehicle supply and charging infrastructure readiness.
  • Ways to balance launching an electric vehicle and developing new technical specifications.

Sargent & Lundy performs a full range of design engineering and engineering support services for various electric transportation projects. The firm’s services include site selection, feasibility studies, grid resource assessments, technology selection, procurement, design, contract negotiations, environmental reviews, construction management, and startup. We have also successfully designed and engineered EV charging station microgrids to offset grid upgrades to support DC fast charging stations. To further support the electric transportation industry and continue to help clients reach their goals, we participate in and sponsor events like the Fleet Electrification U.S. conference, sharing leading electric transportation insight.


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