EV Charging Station Sneak Coming Soon To A Gas Station Near You

Clean Technica

Electric vehicle fans got a huge boost when the White House unveiled the nation’s first ever national EV charging standards earlier this week, except maybe for those who were hoping for Tesla’s North American Standard to prevail. The new standards are not that. They come under the federal government’s new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program, which aims to make recharging an EV battery as simple, seamless and standardized as filling up a gas tank.

What Is The NEVI EV Charging Program?

The new standards apply to all federally funded public EV charging stations, including those funded through the NEVI program, which comes under Federal Highway Administration, which is a branch of the US Department of Transportation.

NEVI is a $5 billion federal funding program established through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. As described by the Transportation Department, the program “provides funding to States to strategically deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and to establish an interconnected network to facilitate data collection, access, and reliability.”

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