Bay Area Electric Vehicle Coordinating Council

Tesla electric vehicles parked side-by-side at a charging station.

Created in 2011, the Bay Area Electric Vehicle Coordinating Council (EV Coordinating Council) is a staff-level, peer-to-peer forum that provides an opportunity for participants to discuss electric vehicle (EV)-related emerging trends and to share information about their experiences in implementing best practices that support accelerated EV adoption within their communities.

Visit the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) website for more information about meetings, topics and participating in the Council.

Participants convene three to four times a year and represent organizations from EV industries, including vehicle and charging equipment manufacturers, installers and operators; federal, state, regional, and local government agencies; research institutions; and nonprofit organizations.

The EV Coordinating Council was instrumental in guiding the development of the Bay Area Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEV) Readiness Plan, which was completed in December 2013. This plan contains strategies and guidance — from research, analysis and public input — for local governments and other EV stakeholders to implement in order to support the mass deployment of EVs over a 10 year period.