Solutions for Government & Utilities
EVgo understands the complexities of building EV infrastructure
With more than a decade of experience owning, operating, and maintaining one of the nation's largest public fast charging networks, EVgo is here to provide reliable charging solutions.
Best Practices for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program (NEVI)
The document below outlines best practices for state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and their partners when administering the recently announced $5 billion NEVI program.
EVgo Is a Partner and Thought Leader
With more than a decade of experience building charging infrastructure, EVgo has best practices to ensure a smooth and mutually beneficial partnership. To learn more about our best practices, visit Connect the Watts™ .
EVgo has best practices for state agencies to accelerate EV infrastructure deployment.
EVgo has best practices for coordinating with utilities throughout the site design and installation process.
EVgo has best practices for the permitting process from the federal to local level.
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Committed to Accelerating EV Adoption
EVgo is bringing the electric vehicle charging infrastructure community together to identify and deploy best practices for charger deployment.
Solutions for State Agencies
In the coming years, more than $8 billion will be invested in EV infrastructure from programs administered by government agencies through various sources. Our Connect the Watts™ initiative has five areas of program design to keep in mind:
Deploy Funding Quickly with Multiple Funding Rounds
Value Charger Locations with a Transparent Scoring Rubric
Publish a Schedule and Stick to it
Solicit Public Comment on RFP Design
Allow EVSPs to Build at Risk
A Partner for Utilities
Connecting EV fast chargers to the grid requires coordination with the local utility throughout the site design and installation process. There are many steps along the way, and EVgo is an experienced partner for your infrastructure builds and co-branding.
To ensure project success, EVgo also offers five best practices via Connect the Watts™:
Streamline the easement process
Maintain utility equipment inventory
Staff design and construction teams with EV infrastructure in mind
Streamline the study phase
Streamline utility design approvals.
Solutions for Permitting Agencies
EVgo partners with transportation, environmental, and municipal agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Each of these agencies may have different requirements and familiarities with EV infrastructure, which is why we compiled seven best practices from Connect the Watts™ to expedite the process:
Adopt an Online Permitting Process
Offer Expedited Processing that Shortens Permitting Timelines for EV Charger Projects
Waive the Requirement for Pre-Appointment or Pre-Approvals for EV Charger Projects
Standardize EVCS Permitting Reviews
Streamline the Administrative Process to Avoid Document Processing Delays
Require Only an Electrical Permit for these Primarily Electrical-Oriented Projects
Bring Policy Level Support for Equipment Placements.
EVgo's Partners Include
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G)
Washington State Department of Transportation
Green Mountain Power
The City of Sacramento
Communities Charging for Change
Best Practices for Electric Vehicle Market Transformation
EVgo has also developed a collection of white papers entitled "Best Practices for Electric Vehicle Market Transformation" designed for policymakers, utilities, and other allies in transportation electrification.
EVgo Has Charging Solutions for Your Fleet
With more than a decade of experience, EVgo understands the unique charging requirements of electric light-, medium-, and heavy-duty fleets. We work with you to customize solutions that maximize operational performance and future proof your electrification plans as you scale.
How EVgo Gets Sites Up and Running
EVgo manages everything, from permitting and installation to maintenance and industry leading customer care.
EVgo Is Powered by 100% Renewable Energy
EVgo's RECs (renewable energy credits) fund clean power projects across the U.S.