Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Requirements

EV charging stations installed in Minnesota must:

  1. Be able to be used by any make, model, or type of EV;
  2. Comply with state safety standards and standards set by the Society of Automotive Engineers; and
  3. Be capable of bi-directional charging once electrical utilities achieve a cost-effective ability to draw electricity from EVs connected to the utility grid.

These requirements may not apply if the installations require significant upgrades.

(Reference Minnesota Statutes 325F.185 and 326B.35)

Jurisdiction: Minnesota

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: May 21, 2009

Technologies: EVs, PHEVs

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