Albert Gore named ZETA executive director

Albert Gore named ZETA executive director

Joe Britton, ZETA’s previous executive director, will remain president of ZETA’s board of directors.

The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) announced that Albert Gore has taken over as executive director effective Jan. 3. Gore joins ZETA after seven years at Tesla, most recently as the lead for public policy and business development in the Eastern and Midwestern United States—having previously been deputy director of policy and electricity markets at SolarCity prior to its acquisition by the company. Joe Britton, ZETA’s previous executive director, will remain president of ZETA’s board of directors.

As executive director, Gore will be tasked with leading the ZETA team through the legislative, regulatory and communications challenges on the horizon. He will serve as a primary conduit between policymakers, advocates and industry, providing information and insight to help rally EV stakeholders to accelerate transportation electrification. Gore will also focus his energies on growing the organization, establishing an upgraded policy platform and further developing ZETA’s capacity to provide leadership in the EV sector.

ZETA says it has accomplished two-thirds of the policy goals it set out to achieve at its launch in November 2020. Much of this was achieved through the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Most recently, ZETA welcomed the U.S. Postal Service plans to electrify its mail delivery fleet. ZETA had been a longtime advocate for USPS fleet electrification.

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