Washington State Plan for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment

Explore the Washington State Plan for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment.

State plan

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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.

Plan-supported activities

This plan supports a number of activities, including:

Related resources

Slow down on ice and snow.

It's easier to skid or lose control traveling at higher speeds. Give yourself more time to stop.

Carry chains, practice installing them.

Winter conditions could mean chains are required on your route. Practice putting them on your vehicle ahead of time.

Pack your winter car kit.

Carry extra supplies like warm clothing, ice scraper and brush, jumper cables and other emergency items.