Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Community Grant Program Authorization

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is authorized to establish a grant program for local governments, federally recognized tribal governments, or utilities to deploy EV charging stations in rural areas, office buildings, multi-unit dwellings, ports, schools and school districts, and state and local government offices. Preference will be given to direct current fast charging (DCFC) projects. (Reference Senate Bill 5693, 2022, and Revised Code of Washington 42.330.101 and 42.330.102)