The Electric Drive Transportation Association’s president Brian Wynne contributed to the book’s chapter called “Lobbying for Electric Transportation.”
EDTA is a membership-based, not-for-profit, organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Its primary function is to advocate for, i.e. lobby for, federal policies. Its members are inter-industry; the group has members from the vehicle-manufacturing sector, utility companies and other energy providers, and component manufacturers such as battery makers. Also included are some of the newer business model folks like Better Place and GridPoint in the Smart Grid area, Coulomb in the charger area.