The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has handed the keys to states and territories for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program, opening the door for $1.5 billion through 2023 to build out electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

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“America led the original automotive revolution in the last century, and today, thanks to the historic resources in the President’s bipartisan infrastructure law, we’re poised to lead in the 21st century with electric vehicles,” said DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg. 

The NEVI program funds $5 billion over five years for building a charging network across the country. The program was established under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2021, which President Biden signed into law. It also has...