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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding awarded for battery processing and battery manufacturing

The DOE has announced that a total of $2.8 billion in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has been awarded to 20 companies across 12 states for extracting and processing lithium and graphite, battery manufacturing and the demonstration of new approaches. The DOE says the projects awarded are aimed at materials and building and expanding… Read more »

National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy aims to accelerate deployment of charging infrastructure for heavy-duty electric trucks

The Biden Administration has released the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy, which will guide the deployment of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure from 2024 to 2040. The Strategy is designed to target public investment to amplify private sector momentum, focus utility and regulatory energy planning, align industry activity, and improve… Read more »

Proposed UK law includes 99% reliability standard for public charging

The unreliability of public charging stations is a public scandal, and government regulators in several countries are stepping in to try to force the charging industry to raise its game. The UK government has proposed new rules that will require charge point operators to deliver a 99% reliability rate, and to offer real-time status updates… Read more »

First round of $2.5 billion in EV charging infrastructure grants now available through CFI program

The Biden administration has provided more details on how the $2.5-billion Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program will be disbursed over five years. The first round of funding offers up to $700 million in fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The CFI grant program is a part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), which… Read more »

All 50 states (plus DC and PR) greenlit to access federal EV infrastructure funds

The Biden Administration has now approved Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans (EVIDPs) for all 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico, ahead of schedule. The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, requires each state to develop an EVIDP. Now that these have been approved, all states now have access… Read more »

Florida lawmaker says public chargers should be exempt from utility demand charges

Utility demand charges—steep fees that commercial customers pay when their power consumption exceeds a certain level—are the bane of public charging operators, and most Charged readers are probably familiar with how they work. Average Joe and Jane, however, are blissfully ignorant of their existence, and might be shocked to learn that they represent a roadblock… Read more »

DOE and DOT provide more details of National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program

The federal charging infrastructure investment included in President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law moved a step closer to reality, as the US Departments of Transportation and Energy released some details of the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. The NEVI Formula Program will provide a billion bucks per year for the next five years… Read more »

US DOT: Federal funds for EV infrastructure will start to flow this year

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, aka the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal—whatever you call it, it provides a plentiful pot of federal funding for EV charging infrastructure. When Charged spoke with former EPA official Margo Oge in January about the policy, we asked her how long it would take before the money starts to flow. “I… Read more »

White House releases details of EV charging infrastructure plan

The EV industry applauded the inclusion of a plan to fund charging infrastructure in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)—now rechristened the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (BIB)—that President Biden signed into law in November. However, until now we didn’t know exactly what we were cheering for. Now the administration has released an EV Charging Action… Read more »

US House passes public works bill with $7.5 billion for EV charging infrastructure

Finally! After much inter- and intra-party wrangling, the US House passed an infrastructure package that authorizes $550 billion of new investment over several years, including $7.5 billion for EV charging infrastructure and several other EV- and clean energy-related items. The total price tag for the package comes to over $1.2 trillion when routine funding for… Read more »