Michael King

Assistant Director of Electrification and Energy
Colorado Department of Transportation

Michael King is the Assistant Director of Electrification & Energy for the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Office of Innovative Mobility. In this role he specializes in program and policy development for vehicle electrification, alternative fuels, and other emerging transportation technologies.

During his eight years with CDOT, Michael has worked on a variety of projects ranging from the development of the 2040 Statewide Transportation Plan, management of Colorado’s allocation of the Volkswagen Settlement, and the creation of the Mobility Choice Blueprint for the Denver Metro. Current focus areas include the expansion of the statewide DC fast-charging network via the National EV Infrastructure (NEVI) program, the integration of zero-emission vehicles into transit agency fleets through the state’s Clean Transit Enterprise, and transitioning medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fleets to zero emission options through the Colorado Clean Truck Strategy.

Prior to joining CDOT, he studied International Development with a focus on Sustainable Urban Development at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and spent three years working for nonprofit and government agencies in Latin America.

Michael King’s Session(s):

| Wednesday, August 10, 2022

1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Pacific: Collaborating with Municipalities and States

Site planning extends outside of your property and the utility company. Every state and municipality has its own version of sustainability, initiatives and standards that will affect your installation process. Understand the key players when you need to collaborate with local authorities. 

  • Public-private partnerships 
  • Best practices
  • Funding
  • Contributing to the city’s infrastructure 
  • Benefits and risks for site hosts

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