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Department of Transportation

$2.5 Billion Available For EV Charging

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has opened up the application process for $2.5 Billion in funding for the Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program.

The funds will be available to cities, counties, regional governments, and Indian reservation lands over a 5 year period.  The money will help deploy EV chargers, hydrogen fuel stations and other reduced-emissions systems near their residents although hydrogen fuel stations have not received a lot of attention. 

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Tesla EV Charger

Latest in EV Charging

Tesla announced a new program to allow charging of non-Tesla vehicles using a magic dock connector and other vehicles can officially start fueling up at Tesla Supercharger stations in the US. After the federal government announced new standards, Tesla waisted no time in moving forward. The company expects to enable charging at 3500 level 3 stations by 2024 and an additional 4,000 level 2 stations.

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Growth in EV Charging

Surge the Adoption of EV Charging Stations

"EV Charging Station Market is Expected to Surpass US$ 113 Billion and likely to Grow at a CAGR of 26.6% between 2023 to 2033 | Data by Future Market Insights, Inc."

With the increased adoption of electric vehicles, the charging infrastructure is struggling to keep up with demand. As a result, many companies are starting to offer fast charging in the United States, which is extremely important in a country with immense distances between states. BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, BP, and Shell are just some of the companies investing in EV technology with growth rapidly accelerating in the United States. 

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EV Power Grid

EV Charging Infrastructure - Where will the power come from?

With many state power grids already busting at the seams, where will all the power come from for an EV charging infrastructure?

Like him or not as the new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk started a revolution with electric vehicles that appears to have no end in sight. As the shift from gas powered to electric powered vehicles takes hold, all of these vehicles require power off the grid to be charged. Now with billions of dollars of funding beginning to funnel into the EV charging infrastructure, all of the power has to come from somewhere. 

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