July 21, 2024


Wash. Considers Eliminating EV Charger Chip Reader Requirement

Washington's Department of Agriculture is mulling a petition by the EV charging industry to eliminate a state requirement that public chargers contain a credit card chip reader for payments.

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Overheard at Deploy23
Coming off the Earth’s hottest summer on record, the conference zeroed in on the public-private partnerships needed to optimize the impact of every penny of the billions in clean energy funding in the IIJA and IRA.
Atlas Public Policy/SACE
Report: Southeast Leads US on EV Manufacturing, but Lags on Sales
The Southeast Alliance for Clean Energy's report found that despite being responsible for 40% of all new investments in EV manufacturing, sales in the Southeast range from only 2.5% to 7% of vehicle sales, below the national average.
Volvo Trucks
EV Charging Efforts Ramp up on West Coast
California, Oregon and Washington have jointly applied for federal grant money to build a public charging network for electric trucks across the three states.
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Gates, Musk Discuss Clean Energy Innovation for Starstruck EEI Audience
Two of the world’s richest men drew crowds when they discussed energy future at Edison Electric Institute’s annual conference last month.
Center for Sustainable Energy
California EV Rebate Program Expected to Run Empty Ahead of Plan
Price drops for Tesla’s Model 3 and Model Y have made the EVs eligible again for a California rebate; now the incentive program is running out of money.
Treasury Releases Revised List of EVs Eligible for IRA Tax Credits
The Treasury Department's revised list of EVs qualifying for federal tax credits provided mixed news for U.S. and foreign automakers and prospective buyers.
State of New Jersey
Rest Stop Operator Seeks Piece of $166M NJ EV Charger Push
A rest stop operator is negotiating with the New Jersey Turnpike Authority to install electric vehicle chargers along the state’s two main highway arteries.
Feds Announce Grant Standards for EV Chargers
The FHWA announced key details of its effort to create a national EV charging network, including minimum standards and a plan for domestic content requirements.
Tesla Projects Take Lion’s Share of Nevada Development Incentives
Tesla has been gobbling up economic development incentives in Nevada, including the entire Northern Nevada allocation for an electric rate rider program.

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