Recent State Updates

Listed below are new and recently updated state laws, incentives, and regulations related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.

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Alabama

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Alabama utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Alaska

Public Utility Definition – added 12/13/2021

Entities providing electric vehicle charging stations are not defined as public utilities and are not subject to restrictions on the resale of electric service. (Reference Regulatory Commission of Alaska U-21-022(2))

Arizona

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Arizona utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Arkansas

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Arkansas utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

California

Mandatory Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Building Standards – updated 11/16/2021

The California Building Standards Commission published mandatory building standards requiring pre-wiring for EVSE installation in parking spaces at one- and two-family dwellings with attached private garages, multi-family dwellings, commercial facilities, and public buildings in the California Green Building Standards Code within the California Building Standards Code.

Minimum EVSE prewiring installation requirements are based on the number of parking spaces, per parking facility, as follows:

Total Actual Parking SpacesRequired EVSE Spaces
0 to 90
10 to 251
26 to 502
51 to 754
76 to 1005
101 to 1517
151 to 20010
201 and over6% of total parking spaces

Public facilities must also install handicap-accessible EVSE when installing new or additional EVSE. Minimum accessible EVSE installation requirements, per parking facility, are as follows:

Total EVSEVan Accessible EVSEStandard Accessible EVSEAmbulatory Accessible EVSE
1 to 4100
5 to 25110
26 to 50111
51 to 75122
76 to 100133
101 and over1, plus 1 for each 300, or fraction thereof, over 1003, plus 1 for each 60, or fraction thereof, over 1003, plus 1 for each 50, or fraction thereof, over 100

In cases in which EVSE can simultaneously charge more than one vehicle, the number of EVSE provided shall be considered equivalent to the number of electric vehicles that can be simultaneously charged.

For more information, including exemptions and additional regulations, see the California Building Codes Standards Commission website. (Reference California Health and Safety Code 18941.10, California Building Code Chapter 2, and California Green Building Standards Title 24, Part 11)

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – Alameda County – added 11/15/2021

The Alameda County Incentive Project, funded by the California Energy Commission as part of the California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP), offers rebates in the following amounts:

Project TypeMaximum Rebate - in disadvantaged communities (DACs)Maximum Rebate - outside DACs
Direct Current (DC) Fast EVSE between 50 kilowatt (kW) and 99.99 kWUp to $40,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costsUp to $30,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costs
DC Fast EVSE greater than 100 kWUp to $80,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costsUp to $60,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costs
Level 2 EVSEUp to $4,000 per port or 75% of project costsUp to $3,500 per port or 75% of project costs
Level 2 EVSE (multi-unit dwelling)Up to $6,000 per port or 75% of project costsUp to $5,500 per port or 75% of project costs

Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and applicants must reserve rebates prior to purchasing and installing EVSE. Eligible applicants include businesses, California Native American Tribes listed with the Native American Heritage Commission, or government entities. DC Fast installations must be publicly accessible 24 hours a day. Additional site requirements apply. For more information, including funding availability, see the Alameda County Incentive Project website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – South Central Coast – added 11/16/2021

The Alameda County Incentive Project, funded by the California Energy Commission as part of the California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP), offers rebates in the following amounts:

Project TypeMaximum Rebate - in disadvantaged communities (DACs)Maximum Rebate - outside DACs
Direct Current (DC) Fast EVSE between 50 kilowatt (kW) and 99.99 kWUp to $40,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costsUp to $30,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costs
DC Fast EVSE greater than 100 kWUp to $80,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costsUp to $60,000 per EVSE or 75% of project costs
Level 2 EVSEUp to $4,000 per port or 75% of project costsUp to $3,500 per port or 75% of project costs
Level 2 EVSE (multi-unit dwelling)Up to $6,000 per port or 75% of project costsUp to $5,500 per port or 75% of project costs

Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and applicants must reserve rebates prior to purchasing and installing EVSE. Eligible applicants include businesses, California Native American Tribes listed with the Native American Heritage Commission, or government entities. DC Fast installations must be publicly accessible 24 hours a day. Additional site requirements apply. For more information, including funding availability, see the South Central Coast Incentive Project website.

Vehicle Replacement Program - Bay Area – added 11/16/2021

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s (BAAQMD) Buy Back Program offers Bay Area residents $1,200 to turn in their operable, registered 1997 or older vehicle for scrapping. Vehicles must meet vehicle eligibility requirements and pass a vehicle eligibility inspection. For more information, see the BAAQMD Vehicle Buy Back Program website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Grant – Antelope Valley – added 11/16/2021

Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District (AVAQMD) offers grants for the installation of public EVSE, up to 80% of the total costs of infrastructure, equipment, and installation of eligible projects. Preferred project sites include retail centers, multi-unit dwellings, workplaces, hospitals, public transit stations, and park & rides. For more information, including application criteria and eligibility requirements, visit the AVAQMD Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Program website.

Electric Forklift Rebate - Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) – added 11/16/2021

AMP offers commercial customers a rebate of $2,000 for the purchase of a new, all-electric Class 1 or Class 2 forklift, up to a maximum of three forklifts per site. For more information, including eligibility requirements, see the AMP Electric Vehicles website.

Used Battery-Electric Vehicle (BEV) Rebate - Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) – added 11/16/2021

AMP provides cash rebates of up to $1,500 for the purchase of a used BEV with a purchase price below $22,000. For more information, see the AMP Electric Vehicles website.

Residential Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate - LADWP – added 11/16/2021

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) offers a rebate of up to $500 for the purchase and installation of qualified Level 2 EVSE, and a $250 rebate for the installation of a dedicated EVSE meter. For more information, including program guidelines and application materials, see the LADWP Charge Up L.A.! website.

Agricultural Equipment Electrification Grant - Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) – added 11/16/2021

CCCE offers grants to replace heavy-duty agricultural vehicles with all-electric equipment. Costumers are eligible for incentives up to 70 to 100% of the total project cost, up to $30,000. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, see the CCCE Ag Electrification Program website.

Electric School Bus Grant - Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) – added 11/16/2021

CCCE offers grants to school districts for the purchase of an electric school bus. Grants may cover up to 50% of the cost of an electric school bus, up to $200,000. For more information, see the CCCE Electric School Bus Program website.

Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirements for Transportation Network Companies (TNC) – added 11/16/2021

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) and the California Public Utilities Commission must develop and implement new requirements for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from TNCs. By January 1, 2021, CARB must adopt annual goals requiring TNCs to phase in ZEVs by 2023 and achieving at least 90% of the miles driven by TNCs by ZEVs by 2030. For more information, see the California Clean Miles Standard website. (Reference California Health and Safety Code 44274.4 and California Public Utilities Code Section 5431 and 5450)

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Certification and Training Requirements – added 11/16/2021

All EVSE funded or authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC), or the state board, must be installed by a licensed contractor. At least one electrician on each installation must hold an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP) certification.

The CEC and CPUC must conduct joint public workshops to determine if the EVITP curriculum and testing should be supplemented to ensure safe EVSE installation. The EVITP must offer courses in an online format that would remain available through December 31, 2024.

(Reference California Public Utilities Code Section 740.20)

Orange County Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) Transportation Plan – added 11/16/2021

Orange County is authorized to establish a NEV transportation plan for the Ranch Plan Planned Community. The plan must address provisions relating to parking, charging, NEV only lanes, and shared use lanes. (Reference Senate Bill 214, 2021, and Section 1965.7)

Utility Transportation Electrification Cost Recovery Regulations – added 11/16/2021

The California Public Utilities Commission must approve or modify utility transportation electrification programs, including those that deploy electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), through a reasonable cost recovery mechanism that does not unfairly compete with nonutility enterprises. At least 35% of the investments must be in underserved communities.

Utilities must file a new tariff to design and deploy all electrical distribution infrastructure on the utility side of the customer meter, for all customers installing a separately metered, to be recovered as other distribution infrastructure authorized on an ongoing basis in the utility’s general rate case EVSE.

(Reference Assembly Bill 841, 2020)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

California utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

School Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – PG&E – added 1/14/2022

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) offers EVSE rebates for school facilities. Participating schools have the option to own, operate, and maintain EVSE, or have PG&E-owned EVSE installed. Rebate are available up to $11,500 for single port Level 2 EVSE or up to $15,500 for dual port Level 2 EVSE, with 40% of funds allocated to disadvantaged communities. For more information, including eligibility requirements amd funding availability, see the PG&E EV program website.

State Parks Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Program – PG&E – added 1/14/2022

Pacific Gas and Electric's (PG&E) Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Parks program provides EVSE at state parks and beaches for fleet and public usage. PG&E will own, operate, and maintain EVSE and associate network fees for a period up to eight years. A minimum of 25% of funds must be allocated to disadvantaged communities. For more information, including funding availability, see the PG&E EV program website.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebates - CCCE – added 1/14/2022

(CCCE) offers rebates of up to $4,000 to residential, commercial, and public agency customers for the purchase of new or used EVs or electric motorcycles.

CCCE offers a rebate of up to $10,000 for Level 2 EVSE installed at homes or workplaces. For more information, see the CCCE "Electrify Your Ride website.

Colorado

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Colorado utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Connecticut

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Incentive Requirements – added 12/10/2021

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) established a statewide Electric Vehicle Charging Program (Program). The Program requires utilities to offer incentives for EVSE infrastructure, increased incentive amounts for underserved communities, and special electric vehicle rates. For more information, see the PURA press release. (Reference PURA Docket No. 17-12-03RE04)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Connecticut utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Delaware

Climate Action Plan – added 12/13/2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) released the Delaware Climate Action Plan (Plan) with strategies and actions the state can take to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 26% to 28% from 2005 levels by 2025. The plan includes reducing transportation sector GHG emissions by promoting the shift to zero emission vehicles and expanding access to vehicle charging infrastructure. The Plan also recommends a goal of 17,000 electric vehicle sales per year by 2030. For more information, seethe DNREC Climate Action Plan page.

Public Direct Current (DC) Fast Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Grant – added 12/13/2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers grants for public DC fast EVSE of up to 75% of EVSE projects for qualified applicants along highly trafficked highways and roadways. Funding is available for the EVSE purchase, installation, and signage, as well as five years upfront networking costs. Eligible entities include non-profit organizations, private companies, and government agencies. The program is funded by Delaware’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidance and application, For more information, see the DNREC Clean Fuel and Transportation Initiatives page.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Delaware utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

District of Columbia

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Deployment Requirement – added 11/12/2021

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) must install at least 15 public EVSE throughout the District of Columbia and collect EVSE use data. DDOT must submit an annual report analyzing the program and provide an EVSE map on the DDOT website. (Reference Resolution R24-0211, Effective from July 13, 2021, District of Columbia Law 22-78)

Public Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Make-Ready Support – Pepco – added 11/12/2021

Pepco offers support to commercial customers installing publicly-accessible Level 2 and Direct Current Fast (DC Fast) EVSE. Pepco provides applicants with the electrical capacity to support up to five Level 2 or four DC Fast EVSE per applicant location. Applicants are responsible for installing, operating, and maintaining the EVSE. For more information, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines, see the Pepco EVsmart website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

District of Columbia utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Florida

Commercial Electrification Rebates - Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) – added 11/12/2021

JEA offers commercial customers rebates for the purchase or lease of electric vehicles (EVs) and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). EVs and EVSE must be purchased and installed between October 1, 2019, and September 30, 2025. EV rebate amounts are as follows:

TechnologyRebate Amounts
Electric Public Transit BusUp to $100,000
Electric School BusUp to $17,000
Electric Aircraft Tractor and PushbackUp to $1,600
Tractor Trailer Electric Truck Refrigeration Unit (TRU); Electric Scissor and Boom LiftUp to $1,000
Electric Belt LoaderUp to $800
Electric ForkliftUp to $700
Electric Beverage CartUp to $600
Electric Baggage and Tow Tractors; Box Truck Electric TRU; Electric ScrubberUp to $400
Electric Golf CartUp to $200

EVSE rebate amounts are as follows:

TechnologyRebate Amounts
Direct Current Fast (DC Fast) EVSEUp to $30,000
Level 1 or Level 2 EVSEUp to $5,200
Heavy-Duty Truck Stop ElectrificationUp to $1,300

Applicants may receive a maximum of up to 60% of total project costs. Custom retrofit projects may be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. For more information, including eligibility requirements and additional rebates, see the JEA Electrification Rebates website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Florida utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Leasing Program - OUC – added 1/13/2022

Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) commercial customers can pay a monthly fee for the installation and maintenance of an OUC-owned Level 2 or direct current (DC) fast EVSE. For more information, see the OUC Commercial EV Charging Service website.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Incentive for Dealerships – OUC – added 1/13/2022

Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) offers financial incentives to dealerships for the sale or lease of an EV. Incentives are awarded in the following amounts:

Number of Vehicles Sold per MonthIncentive per Vehicle
One EV$25
Two EVs$50
Three or more EVs$75

OUC customers may receive a $50 gift card when they test drive an EV at a participating OUC dealership. For more information, see OUC's Electrified Dealership Program website.

Georgia

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Georgia utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Idaho

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Idaho utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Illinois

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) Midwest Plan – added 11/12/2021

Illinois joined Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin (Signatory States) in signing the REV Midwest memorandum of understanding (MOU) to accelerate vehicle electrification in the Midwest. Signatory States are committed to:

  • Accelerate medium- and heavy-duty fleet electrification;
  • Collaborate on regional electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) siting and deployment analyses with a focus on commercial routes;
  • Standardize regulations, messaging, and customer experience related to electric vehicles (EVs) across state lines;
  • Evaluate opportunities for workforce development;
  • Identify historically disadvantaged communities for equitable EVSE development and EV adoption; and,
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV Midwest Partnership Announcement.

Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Deployment Support – added 11/15/2021

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) must establish a State Fleet Working Group (Group) to develop and implement a ZEV procurement program for state agencies. The Group must propose standard procedures, identify external funding, evaluate financing and infrastructure needs, and develop a guide to assist agencies in electric vehicle fleet management. Additionally, CMS must develop a plan to install electric vehicle supply equipment on state property for visitor, employee, and state fleet use. The plan must use funding from the Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan where feasible. (Reference Executive Order 8, 2021)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Illinois utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Indiana

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) Midwest Plan – added 11/12/2021

Indiana joined Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin (Signatory States) in signing the REV Midwest memorandum of understanding (MOU) to accelerate vehicle electrification in the Midwest. Signatory States are committed to:

  • Accelerate medium- and heavy-duty fleet electrification;
  • Collaborate on regional electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) siting and deployment analyses with a focus on commercial routes;
  • Standardize regulations, messaging, and customer experience related to electric vehicles (EVs) across state lines;
  • Evaluate opportunities for workforce development;
  • Identify historically disadvantaged communities for equitable EVSE development and EV adoption; and,
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV Midwest Partnership Announcement.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/3/2022

Indiana utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Iowa

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Iowa utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Kansas

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Kansas utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Kentucky

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Kentucky utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Louisiana

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Louisiana utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Maine

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Maine utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Maryland

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Maryland utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Massachusetts

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Efficiency Requirements – updated 11/12/2021

EVSE sold in Massachusetts must meet energy efficiency standards established by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER). For more information, see the DOER Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards website. (Reference Session Law Chapter 8, Section 49, 2021, and Massachusetts DOER 225 CMR 9).

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Massachusetts utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Michigan

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Time-Of-Use (TOU) Rate – Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) – added 11/12/2021

HBPW offers a TOU rate to residential customers who own a PEV. For more information, see the HBPW Residential Rates website.

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) Midwest Plan – added 11/12/2021

Michigan joined Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, and Wisconsin (Signatory States) in signing the REV Midwest memorandum of understanding (MOU) to accelerate vehicle electrification in the Midwest. Signatory States are committed to:

  • Accelerate medium- and heavy-duty fleet electrification;
  • Collaborate on regional electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) siting and deployment analyses with a focus on commercial routes;
  • Standardize regulations, messaging, and customer experience related to electric vehicles (EVs) across state lines;
  • Evaluate opportunities for workforce development;
  • Identify historically disadvantaged communities for equitable EVSE development and EV adoption; and,
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV Midwest Partnership Announcement.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Michigan utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Minnesota

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) Midwest Plan – added 11/12/2021

Minnesota joined Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin (Signatory States) in signing the REV Midwest memorandum of understanding (MOU) to accelerate vehicle electrification in the Midwest. Signatory States are committed to:

  • Accelerate medium- and heavy-duty fleet electrification;
  • Collaborate on regional electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) siting and deployment analyses with a focus on commercial routes;
  • Standardize regulations, messaging, and customer experience related to electric vehicles (EVs) across state lines;
  • Evaluate opportunities for workforce development;
  • Identify historically disadvantaged communities for equitable EVSE development and EV adoption; and,
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV Midwest Partnership Announcement.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Minnesota utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Mississippi

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Mississippi utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Missouri

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Missouri utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Montana

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Montana utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Nevada

Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Sales Requirements and Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) Standards – added 11/2/2021

Nevada adopted the California motor vehicle emissions and compliance requirements specified in Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations. Manufacturers must meet the greenhouse gas emissions standard and the ZEV production and sales requirements, beginning with model year 2025. These regulations apply to all passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles. For more information, see the Clean Cars Nevada website. (Reference Nevada Administrative Code 445B.2 through 4445B.36)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Nevada utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

New Hampshire

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

New Hampshire utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

New Jersey

Residential Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Installation Rebate – PSE&G – added 12/10/2021

PSE&G offers residential customers a rebate of up to $1,500 for the behind the meter installation of a Level 2 EVSE. Participants may also be eligible for a rebate of up to $5,000 for pole-to-meter utility service upgrades. For more information, see the PSE&G Electric Vehicle Charging Program website.

Commercial Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Installation Rebates – PSE&G – added 12/10/2021

PSE&G offers commercial customers rebates for the behind the meter and the pole-to-meter installation of Level 2 and public direct current (DC) fast EVSE. Rebates are available in the following amounts:

Charger TypeBehind the Meter Rebate AmountPole-to-Meter Rebate Amount
Level 2 EVSE$7,500 per EVSE; up to $30,000 per siteUp to $10,000
Public DC Fast EVSE$25,000 per EVSE; up to $100,000 per siteUp to $50,000

Eligible entities include multi-family residences, government entities, businesses, and any location with public access. For more information, including eligibility requirements, see the PSE&G Electric Vehicle Charging Program website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

New Jersey utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirement – added 1/11/2022

New Jersey has adopted the California Advanced Clean Trucks requirements specified in Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations, requiring manufacturers to meet California’s ZEV production and sales requirements. Beginning with model year 2025, manufacturers will be required to sell zero-emission trucks as an increasing percentage of their annual sales for Class 2b through Class 8 vehicles in New Jersey. ZEVs include all-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. For more information, see the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Advanced Clean Trucks Program and Fleet Reporting Requirements. (Reference New Jersey Administrative Code 7:27-31, 33 and 7:27A-3.10)

New Mexico

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

New Mexico utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

New York

Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirements – added 11/2/2021

All sales or leases of new light-duty passenger vehicles in New York must be ZEVs by 2035, and all sales or leases of new medium- and heavy-duty vehicles must be ZEVs by 2045. All off-road vehicle and equipment sales must be zero emission by 2035.

To support the ZEV sales requirement, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation must develop the following:

  • Regulations and strategies to meet the 2035 and 2045 goals;
  • A ZEV market development strategy by January 31, 2023, and update it triennially;
  • Strategies to accelerate deployment of affordable ZEV infrastructure that serves low-income and disadvantaged communities; and,
  • Near-term actions and investment strategies to improve ZEV infrastructure by July 15, 2023.

(Reference Senate Bill 2758, 2021)

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Fleet Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Program – ConEdison – added 12/9/2021

ConEdison offers medium- and heavy-duty fleets incentives of up to 85% of the installation costs of direct current (DC) fast EVSE. Participants may receive a maximum award of $1.2 million. For more information, see the ConEdison Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Program website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Time-of-Use (TOU) Incentives – Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) – added 12/9/2021

O&R offers a TOU rate to residential customers that own or lease an eligible PEV. For more information, see the O&R Electric Vehicle Rates website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

New York utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirement – added 1/11/2022

New York has adopted the California Advanced Clean Trucks requirements specified in Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations, requiring manufacturers to meet California’s ZEV production and sales requirements. Beginning with model year 2025, manufacturers will be required to sell zero-emission trucks as an increasing percentage of their annual sales for Class 2b through Class 8 vehicles in New York. ZEVs include all-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. For more information, see the New York Department of Environmental Conservation Emission Standards for Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Engines. (Reference New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regulations Title 6, Chapter III, Part 218)

North Carolina

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

North Carolina utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

North Dakota

Public Utility Definition – added 12/10/2021

A corporation or individual that resells electricity supplied by a public utility for use in electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) is not subject to regulation as a public utility. (Reference Senate Bill 2091, 2021, and North Dakota Century Code 49-03-01.5)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

North Dakota utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Ohio

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – Firelands Electric Cooperative (FEC) – added 12/9/2021

FEC offers rebates of $250 to members who install Level 2 EVSE at a home, office, or other building. For more information, including eligibility requirements, see the FEC Electric Vehicle Charger Rebates website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Ohio utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Oklahoma

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Oklahoma utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Oregon

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirement – added 12/10/2021

Oregon has adopted the California Advanced Clean Trucks requirements specified in Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations, requiring manufacturers to meet California’s ZEV production and sales requirements. Beginning with model year 2025, manufacturers will be required to sell zero-emission trucks as an increasing percentage of their annual sales for Class 2b through Class 8 vehicles in Oregon. ZEVs include all-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. For more information, see the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Clean Truck Rules 2021 website. (Reference DEQ Administrative Order 17-2021 and Oregon Administrative Rules 340)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Oregon utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Pennsylvania

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure Grants – updated 12/13/2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection offers competitive grants for the acquisition, installation, operation, and maintenance of publicly available direct current (DC) fast EVSE and hydrogen fueling infrastructure. Grant reimbursements are awarded after project completion in the following amounts:

Project TypeMaximum ReimbursementMaximum per Award
DC Fast EVSEUp to 60% reimbursement$250,000
DC Fast EVSE Corridor Expansion ProjectsUp to 65% reimbursement$250,000
Hydrogen Fueling - at least 250 kg/dayUp to 33% reimbursement$500,000
Hydrogen Fueling - at least 100 kg/dayUp to 25% reimbursement$500,000

Eligible project locations are transportation corridors, destination locations, and locations that serve as community charging or fueling hubs. This program is funded by Pennsylvania's portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidelines, eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and instructions, see the Driving Pennsylvania Forward website.

Commercial Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate - PECO – added 11/2/2021

PECO offers commercial customers a rebate of for the purchase and installation of Level 2 EVSE. Rebate awards are $500 per port, up to $1,500, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Rebate recipients must share EVSE utilization data upon request for three years after project completion. For more information, see the PECO Electric Vehicles website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Pennsylvania utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Rhode Island

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Rhode Island utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

South Carolina

Idle Reduction Requirement – updated 12/13/2021

Vehicle operators may not idle any commercial diesel vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds for more than 10 minutes in any one-hour period. Exemptions apply for the following: traffic conditions; prevention of safety or health emergencies; emergency or law enforcement; maintenance, service, repair, or diagnostic purposes; state or federal inspections; power work-related operations; loading or unloading; sleeper berth temperature control during 1) rest or sleep periods, 2) times when the ambient outside air temperature is less than 40 degrees Fahrenheit or greater than 80 degrees Fahrenheit, or 3) at rest areas, terminals, truck stops, or legal parking locations greater than 500 feet from homes, schools, hospitals, or daycare facilities. Violators are subject to a $75 fine for each offense. A portion of the fine will go towards the Diesel Idling Reduction Fund operated by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to develop an idling awareness program. (Reference South Carolina Code of Laws 56-35-10 to 56-35-80)

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate - Santee Cooper – added 10/22/2021

Santee Cooper offers residential customers a rebate of up to $500 for the purchase of a qualified Level 2 EVSE. For more information, see the Santee Cooper Electric Vehicles website.

Public Utility Definition – updated 11/12/2021

An entity that operates electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) is not considered a public utility. Electricity must be procured from authorized electric utility, and the EVSE must be immobile. (Reference South Carolina Code of Laws 58-27-1060)

Electric Transportation Impact Studies – updated 12/13/2021

The Joint Committee on the Electrification of Transportation (Committee) must study the challenges and opportunities associated with transportation electrification and make recommendations to the General Assembly. The Committee must investigate the following areas:

  • The environmental, economic, and customer challenges associated with electric vehicles (EVs);
  • The potential value of advancing the development and deployment of EVs and associated infrastructure; and,
  • The impacts of EVs on current infrastructure, customers, utilities, and electricity grid.

The South Carolina Department of Revenue must provide an annual report to the Committee on the prior fiscal year’s revenue collection for the repair, maintenance, or improvements to the South Carolina transportation system.

(Reference South Carolina Code of Laws 58-27-260)

Transportation Electrification Utility Impact Study – added 12/13/2021

No earlier than April 1, 2023, the Public Service Commission (PSC) must open a docket for the purpose of identifying the regulatory challenges and opportunities associated with transportation electrification, including:

  • Grid integration and modernization efforts;
  • Regulatory policies to support efficient and cost-effective transportation electrification;
  • Data management and coordination;
  • Grid investments to support electric vehicle (EV) deployment;
  • Increased EV adoption and the development of their charging infrastructure; and,
  • Rate design and load management strategies.

(Reference South Carolina Code of Laws 58-27-265)

Electric Transportation Stakeholder Group – updated 12/13/2021

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff must engage stakeholders to explore opportunities to advance transportation electrification and identify potential challenges. Regulatory staff must work with private and public sector stakeholders to examine the legislative and regulatory environmental, economic, and customer challenges and opportunities. (Reference South Carolina Code of Laws 58-27-270)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

South Carolina utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

South Dakota

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

South Dakota utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Tennessee

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Tennessee utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Texas

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Texas utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Utah

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Utah utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Virginia

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Fee – added 11/2/2021

PEV owners must pay an annual fee of $109 in addition to standard vehicle registration fees. (Reference Virginia Code 46.2-770 through 46.2-772)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Virginia utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Washington

Fleet Electric Vehicle (EV) Procurement Requirements – added 12/13/2021

State executive and small-cabinet agency fleets must procure electric vehicles (EVs) to replace light-, medium-, and heavy- duty internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles once they reach the end of their useful life. Fleets must achieve the following procurement requirements:

Percentage of Procured Vehicles that Must be EVs
YearLight DutyMedium DutyHeavy Duty
202540%No RequirementNo Requirement
203075%30%50%
2035100%55%75%
2040100%100%100%
When EVs are not available for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, fleets must prioritize the lowest-emission, cost-effective option available, and may procure plug-in hybrid vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

(Reference Executive Order 21-04,2021)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Washington utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirement – added 1/11/2022

Washington has adopted the California Advanced Clean Trucks requirements specified in Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations, requiring manufacturers to meet California’s ZEV production and sales requirements. Beginning with model year 2025, manufacturers will be required to sell zero-emission trucks as an increasing percentage of their annual sales for Class 2b through Class 8 vehicles in Washington. ZEVs include all-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. For more information, see the Washington Clean Car Standards website. (Reference Washington Administrative Code 173-423 and 173-400-025)

West Virginia

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

West Virginia utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Wisconsin

Vehicle Battery and Engine Research Tax Credits – updated 12/10/2021

A corporation involved in qualified research is eligible for a tax credit equal to 10% of the qualified research expenses that the corporation incurs in Wisconsin during the taxable year. Qualified research includes, but is not limited to, automotive batteries for use in hybrid electric vehicles that reduce the demand for electricity or improve the efficiency of its use, and research related to designing internal combustion engines for vehicles, including expenses related to designing vehicles that are powered by such engines and improving production processes for such engines and vehicles. Corporations may claim an additional tax credit equal to 5% of the amount paid or incurred during the taxable year to construct and equip new facilities or expand existing facilities used in Wisconsin for qualified research. For more information see the Wisconsin State Energy Office Wisconsin Opportunities website. (Reference Wisconsin Statutes 71.28(4)(ab 2), 71.28(4)(ad 2 and 3), and 71.28(5)(ad))

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) Midwest Plan – added 11/12/2021

Wisconsin joined Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Minnesota (Signatory States) in signing the REV Midwest memorandum of understanding (MOU) to accelerate vehicle electrification in the Midwest. Signatory States are committed to:

  • Accelerate medium- and heavy-duty fleet electrification;
  • Collaborate on regional electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) siting and deployment analyses with a focus on commercial routes;
  • Standardize regulations, messaging, and customer experience related to electric vehicles (EVs) across state lines;
  • Evaluate opportunities for workforce development;
  • Identify historically disadvantaged communities for equitable EVSE development and EV adoption; and,
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV Midwest Partnership Announcement.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – Alliant Energy – added 12/10/2021

Alliant Energy offers residential customers a $750 rebate to purchase and install a Level 2 EVSE. For more information, including application details, see the Alliant Energy Rebates website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) and Electric Vehicle (EV) Grant Program – added 12/10/2021

RENEW Wisconsin’s EVs for Good initiative offers grants to nonprofit organizations interested in purchasing an EV and $500 for installing Level 2 or higher EVSE. For more information, including program details and how to apply, visit the RENEW Wisconsin EVs for Good Rebates website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Wisconsin utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.

Wyoming

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Support – added 1/4/2022

Wyoming utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast (DC Fast) charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DC fast charging sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.