Tag Archives: EV

EV Roundup

The past 6 months have seen a flood of activity in the EV charging space. Since our last update, states have started implementing their electric vehicle deployment plans under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s (“BIL’s”) NEVI Program. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approved deployment plans for all 50 states last year and issued final technical standards for NEVI-funded EV chargers at the beginning of 2023. Now, state efforts are underway to procure EV chargers and charging services in accordance with their deployment plans and FHWA technical standards.… More

The New EV Tax Credit Guidance and Proposed Rulemaking is Finally Here

March 31, 2023, the IRS released the long-awaited notice of proposed rulemaking for the federal EV tax credit revamped by the Inflation Reduction Act.  The purpose of this rulemaking is to establish which car and truck models are eligible for the tax credit and provide clarity to manufacturers regarding the battery component and critical minerals requirements. All of these conditions must be met for a vehicle to be eligible for the full $7,500 tax credit. … More

The National EV Charging Network is Preparing for Takeoff

On February 15, 2023, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the next steps in its plans to create a national EV charging network.  This included establishing minimum standards for federally funded EV infrastructure, publishing an implementation plan for the Build America and Buy America EV charging requirements, and announcing that applications will soon open for $700 million in discretionary grant program funding.

Standards for Federally Funded EV Charging Infrastructure

Federal Highway Administration published its final rule establishing regulations setting minimum standards and requirements for projects funded under the NEVI and other federal funding programs. … More