Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) and Charging Infrastructure Promotion

The New Hampshire Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Infrastructure Commission (Commission) promotes the use of PEVs in the state. The Commission must make recommendations on the following:

  • The development of zero emission vehicle (ZEV) technology and infrastructure, including the installation of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) for residential, business, and municipal use;
  • The availability of high-speed EVSE and the feasibility of installing high-speed EVSE on public property;
  • The development of EVSE installations, including high-speed chargers, along state and federal highway corridors, at public transportation hubs, and in parking garages;
  • New Hampshire joining the Multi-State ZEV Task Force or other interstate agreement to support the installation of EVSE;
  • Tax credit legislation for the installation of residential and commercial EVSE;
  • Changes to state laws and regulations that encourage the development of ZEV technology and infrastructure;
  • Potential funding sources for ZEV technology and infrastructure; and
  • State agency workplace charging.
The Commission must report annually, beginning November 1, 2018, to New Hampshire legislative officials and the governor on its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation. (Reference Senate Bill 517, 2018, and New Hampshire Revised Statutes 4-G:1)