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As the electric grid becomes steadily cleaner, electrification of transportation can play a central role in reducing emissions of heat-trapping gases. BU ISE in collaboration with Columbia University and Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) are exploring electric vehicle (EV) adoption and charging infrastructure across cities around the world.

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