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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 »

Franklin Electric introduces switchgear for DC fast charging stations

Franklin Electric has introduced a new switchgear product that supports up to four 150 kW DC fast chargers. It’s part of the company’s new NexPhase line of EV products. “NexPhase is purpose-built to support the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula program, helping to enable EV charging site owners to maintain NEVI’s 97% charger uptime… Read more »

Electric Era’s PowerNode platform is a turnkey EV fast charging solution for convenience stores

Electric Era, a developer of AI-driven storage solutions for EV fast charging, has launched a turnkey fast charging platform designed specifically for the convenience store sector. Electric Era says its PowerNode Platform enables convenience stores to meet the eligibility requirements for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program without expensive grid upgrades or utility demand… Read more »

The Mobility House manages charging for microgrid-powered electric bus fleet in Maryland

The Mobility House, in collaboration with partners including AlphaStruxure and Schneider Electric, has completed a microgrid-based infrastructure project that can charge electric buses without relying on the local utility. The Brookville Smart Energy Bus Depot in Montgomery County, Maryland incorporates solar canopies, natural gas generators, battery storage, microgrid controls and chargers to support 70 electric… 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 »

Researchers say electric ships could economically serve 40% of today’s sea routes

Oceangoing ships, most of which are powered by heavy fuel oil, produce substantial amounts of CO2 and nitrogen oxide emissions. However, shipping companies are unlikely to begin electrifying them until the economic case for doing so becomes clearer. A new study from the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory indicates that nearly… Read more »

All 50 states, DC and Puerto Rico have submitted plans for national EV charging network

The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) requires each state and territory to submit an EV Infrastructure Deployment Plan (EVIDP) in order to qualify for its share of the first round of the $5 billion of infrastructure formula funding (IFF) that will be made available over 5… Read more »

First of Amazon’s Rivian electric delivery vehicles hit the road

In 2019, Amazon ordered 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. It was an impressive vote of confidence in the startup EV-maker, and it remains one of the largest orders for commercial vehicles in the US market. Now those vehicles have started hitting the road in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle,… Read more »

California grant money going to diesel and natural gas vehicles, not EVs

As regular Charged readers know, California, which suffers from some of the worst air pollution in the US, has an alphabet soup of incentive and grant programs intended to promote adoption of zero-emission or low-emission commercial vehicles. However, many may be surprised to learn that a substantial amount of this grant money has been used… Read more »

White House proposes standards for national charging network

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law authorized $7.5 billion of investment in EV charging infrastructure, which the Biden Administration says will be used to build a national network of 500,000 public chargers. Over the last year, the government has been developing a plan (complete with the usual alphabet soup of working groups and programs) to distribute that… Read more »