Archive for 2024

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Understanding Demand Charges

Similar to other types of infrastructure, like highways, the electric power system is built to meet maximum demand. While a five-lane beltway may be nearly empty at four in the morning, all of those lanes are definitely being used during rush hour. Transmission operators and distribution utilities do the same[…]

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EV advocates support a just clean energy transition. The Mining Regulatory Clarity Act is not it.

The shift to electric vehicles is a tremendous win for air quality, public health, energy security, jobs, and the planet. Electrifying transportation is critical to addressing the climate crisis and cutting tailpipe emissions, both of which disproportionately harm Indigenous, Black, and other communities of color. As we transition to a[…]

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The signs of an EV future

As regular drivers, you’ve all seen signs along the highway pointing you to gas stations, food, and lodging. Now, you’ll be able to locate EV charging stations in the same way, using highway signage. Recently, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) updated the national manual on what kind of signage can[…]

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$623 million for new EV charging projects across the country

This month, the Biden-Harris Administration announced $623 million in grant awards for installing EV charging stations across the country, in communities, and along highway corridors. These grants come from the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program, which pairs with the National EV Infrastructure (NEVI) formula program to build[…]

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