National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program
In November 2021, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also referred to as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This bill apportioned up to $7.5 billion over five years for states to enhance and buildout their electric vehicle charging infrastructure. There are two sources for federal funding under this program;
National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program ($5 billion): Provides funding to States to strategically deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure and to establish an interconnected network to facilitate data collection, access, and reliability.
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Federal NEVI Program Announcements:
- White House Fact Sheet Announces New EV Charging Standards
- Final Rule on the NEVI Formula Program, sets a series of minimum standards and requirements for EV chargers purchased using Federal dollars.
- Build America and Buy American Requirements for EV Infrastructure, effective immediately, requires that EV chargers purchased using Federal dollars be built domestically. In July 2024, it will require that at least 55% of components also meet Build America and Buy America requirements.
- The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation provides technical assistance on planning and implementation of a national network of EV chargers.
Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant (CFI) Program ($2.5 billion): Nationally competitive grant program to strategically deploy publicly accessible EV charging and alternative fueling infrastructure in urban, rural areas and additionally along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors. This program provides two funding categories of grants: (1) Community Charging and Fueling Grants (Community Program) and (2) Alternative Fuel Corridor Grants (Corridor Program).
This round of funding will open soon. Register at Grants.gov to receive notices of funding opportunities.
Click Here for Updates on the Charging & Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program
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