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CTDOT Seeking Requests for Proposals for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) today announced that it is seeking Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for Connecticut’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program. 


The Connecticut NEVI Plan has identified 12 priority zones along Alternative Fuel Corridors to be built as part of Phase 1 of the plan. Each site built in a priority zone would have a minimum of four electric vehicle (EV) Direct Current Fast Charger (DCFC) ports. For this first round of NEVI funding, CTDOT is making available approximately $15 million in federal funding to provide up to 80% of eligible reimbursement costs. According to the EValuateCT Dashboard, there are approximately 36,000 electric vehicles registered in the state, and 435 available DCFC ports.


“This first phase of Connecticut’s NEVI Plan establishes a dozen new charging sites that will allow motorists to travel throughout Connecticut without fear or anxiety about where the next universal fast charger will be,” said Connecticut Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Karen Kitsis. “We are working toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the transportation sector and part of that strategy includes having reliable EV chargers more readily available.”


To be eligible to submit an RFP, interested parties must have previously submitted a Letter of Intent (LOI) application in 2023. RFPs are due no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 13, 2024. All questions regarding the RFP should be directed to CT-DOTEVPlanning@ct.gov.


CTDOT is overseeing the implementation of nearly $52 million in federal NEVI program funding established by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). NEVI funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to entities to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain EV supply equipment sites across Connecticut. Connecticut’s NEVI Plan was approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation in September 2022.


For more information the Connecticut NEVI Program, visit the CT NEVI homepage.


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