Washington State Plan for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment
Explore the Washington State Plan for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment.
In July 2022, WSDOT submitted the Washington State Plan for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program to the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation. Review the final Washington State Plan for EV Infrastructure Deployment (PDF 2MB).
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NEVI Formula Program
- The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program was authorized under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which was enacted as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
- The $5 billion NEVI Formula Program will provide dedicated funding to states to strategically deploy electrical vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and create an interconnected network that supports data collection, access and reliability.
- Washington’s portion is $71 M total over five years, including $10.5 million for the first year.
Federal program goals
- Put the U.S. on the path to a network of 500,000 EV chargers.
- Accelerate the adoption of EVs.
- Reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- Help the U.S. lead global transportation electrification efforts.
- Build out alternative fuel corridors.
Federal requirements for state plans
- Minimum of four 150kW combo charging system direct current fast chargers per site.
- Site power capability no less than 600 kW.
- 50 miles between sites along designated alternative fuel corridors within one mile of the highway.
- Interagency Electric Vehicle Coordinated Council.
This plan supports a number of activities, including:
- UW Sustainability Project.
- Zero-Emission Vehicles Mapping and Forecasting Tool (ZEV-MFT): WSDOT must develop a public mapping and forecasting tool that shows the locations of charging and refueling infrastructure.
- Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Partnerships.