Topics: Electric Vehicle Charging

FHWA Issues Proposed Rulemaking on Electric Vehicle Charging Standards

The Federal Highway Administration on June 9, 2022, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to set proposed minimum standards and requirements for projects funded under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. More

Funding, Grants Help Improve ROI on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Travel Centers

Funding, Grants Help Improve ROI on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Travel Centers

Investing in electric vehicle charging equipment can be capital intensive, but funding opportunities, such as rebates and grants, make equipment and installation more affordable and help truckstop and travel plaza operators enter the EV charging space. “Right now, the clean transportation funding opportunities are about $3 billion per year,” said Joe Annotti, senior vice president and partner for GNA. More

Understanding Level 1, Level 2 and DC Fast-Charging Equipment

Understanding Level 1, Level 2 and DC Fast-Charging Equipment

There are three types of chargers: Level 1, Level 2 and DC Fast Charging. More

How Much Money is Available for Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) EV Charging Grants?

How Much Money is Available for Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) EV Charging Grants?

The federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides $7.5 billion to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure via the National Electric Vehicle Formula Program and the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program. This money will be distributed via state transportation departments (DOTs). More

Biden Administration Unveils $5 Billion in EV Charging Funds Under Infrastructure Law

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Truckstops, Fuel Retailers Best Suited to Eliminate EV Range Anxiety

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Fuel Retailers Best Suited to Eliminate EV Range Anxiety

NATSO on Jan. 28 said harnessing the existing nationwide network of established refueling locations is the fastest, most cost-effective way to eliminate EV range anxiety in comments filed with the Biden Administration. Responding to a request for information from the Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, NATSO urged U.S. DOT to work with consumer behaviors rather than against them as electric vehicle drivers will expect a seamless and predictable fueling experience not unlike what drivers of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles experience today. The comments were filed to inform the development of guidance for state DOTs as they deploy funds from the National Electric Vehicle Formula Program and the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program enacted under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  More

Grant Opportunities Available for Electric Vehicle Charging

Grant Opportunities Available for Electric Vehicle Charging

The bipartisan Infrastructure investment and Jobs Acts enacted in late 2021 includes two different grant programs for electric vehicle charging and other alternative fuel infrastructure (natural gas, hydrogen and propane). Most of the $7.5 billion available is expected to go toward EV charging stations. Any business interested in learning more about these grant opportunities should contact its state department of transportation as soon as possible to express interest and get a sense of how the department intends to distribute the grant dollars.    More

Electric Vehicle Charging: What Equipment, Which Grants and Investment Projections [Podcast]

Electric Vehicle Charging: What Equipment, Which Grants and Investment Projections [Podcast]

Kris Kentera, executive sales manager for Blink Charging, joined NATSO's podcast this fall to discuss what type and mix of charging equipment makes the most sense for truckstops and travel centers, investment projections, grant considerations and much more. More

White House Unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Action Plan

The White House on Dec. 13 issued an “EV Charging Action Plan” that includes the formation of a “Joint Office of Energy and Transportation” focused on deploying electric vehicle infrastructure and that works to collect input and guidance from industry leaders, manufacturers, workers, and other stakeholders to ensure the national network "provides convenient charging for all." More

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