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Posts Tagged: Plug-In Vehicle Incentives

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 »

The redesigned federal EV tax credit and other EV-related measures

Unpacking the Inflation Reduction Act The recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act—a sweeping package of tax, health care and climate measures—was like the happy ending to one of those heartwarming “Save Christmas” stories. We may never know what Machiavellian machinations persuaded Senator Manchin to release Santa Claus, but the merry old elf is coming… Read more »

Plug In America digs deep into the details of the new federal EV tax credit

The revamped federal EV tax credit is the most-discussed part of the Inflation Reduction Act, and there’s plenty to talk about. Like most government programs, it is complex, and like many, it aims to advance more than one goal. The main objective is of course to boost EV adoption from the demand side by making… Read more »

New California rule could increase participation in time-of-use rate programs

An increasing number of utilities are offering time-of-use (TOU) rate plans, which incentivize EV owners to schedule charging at off-peak times. However, as Canary Media reports, some utilities require customers to install redundant separate electrical meters at their own expense in order to take part in TOU programs, even though many EV charging stations can… Read more »

Will the Buy American provisions of the revamped EV tax credit do more harm than good?

Auto industry experts (and others) are beginning to assess the details of the redesigned federal EV tax credit program contained in the Inflation Reduction Act. There’s broad agreement that the changes will help to speed EV adoption, but there’s also concern that some provisions of the law could be counter-productive, at least in the short… 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 »

Manchin agrees to energy bill that could include new EV incentives

Joe Manchin is nothing if not unpredictable. He reportedly receives more money from the fossil fuel industry than any other senator, and he’s become a bête noire for fans of EVs and renewable energy. However, his opposition to new transport and energy technology is not absolute—in April, he attended a ribbon-cutting for a battery factory… Read more »

Vermont selects Center for Sustainable Energy to administer new EV incentive programs

Vermont’s Agency of Transportation has selected the nonprofit Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) to develop and administer a suite of clean transportation incentive programs for state residents. Vermont is the seventh state to select CSE to manage a clean transportation incentive program. CSE’s role encompasses program design, incentive management, customer support, dealer education and creating… 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 »