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Help shape EV charging policy in your state! Take advantage of these opportunities to advocate for a fair and competitive EV charging market.

PURPA Amendments Present Opportunities In Multiple States

In November 2021, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) passed Congress. This presented opportunities for public action across many states. If you would like to read more about what the IIJA and PURPA Amendments mean for EV Charging, read our blog post here.

 

Ohio - Submit initial comments before February 1, 2023

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is evaluating these standards through Case 22-1025-AU-COI. Ohio is taking initial comments due by Feb. 1, 2023 and reply comments are due Feb. 16, 2023. The Ohio PUC will also be holding a public hearing on Feb. 22, 2023. More information can be found in the notice for the hearing.The Ohio PUC has a public comment portal through which comments can be made. If you wish to submit a comment letter, PDFs can be emailed to Docketing@puco.ohio.gov. If you email in a comment letter be sure to include the docket number, Case 22-1025-AU-COI, in the email.

Arkansas - Submit comments by March, 2 2023

The Arkansas Public Service Commission is evaluating these standards through Docket 22-076-U. To view the docket go to the Arkansas PSC docket search and search for 22-076-U. The deadline for any entity to file a petition to intervene was Jan. 9, 2023. The Commission has set a filing schedule for interveners with initial comments due by March 2, 2023 and reply comments due by April 27, 2023. Public comment can be filed without registering as an intervener in the case through the Commission’s Public Comment Portal or by mail. Any members submitting comments should plan on doing so by March 2, 2023 and should be sure to include the docket number in their comments. More information can be found in the PSC order.

The Tennessee Valley Authority - Email comments by March 31, 2023

The Tennessee Valley Authority is evaluating these standards through the Federal Register. Comments are due by March 31, 2023. Comments on the demand-response practice standards can be emailed to DemandResponsePURPA@tva.gov and comments on the electric vehicle charging program standards can be emailedto ElectricVehiclesPURPA@tva.gov. More information can be found on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s page on the proceedings or the original posting in the Federal Register.

North Carolina - File to intervene by April 25, 2023 or comment by May 28, 2023

The North Carolina Utilities Commission is evaluating these standards through Docket E-22 Sub 658. The deadline for parties who wish to intervene as a party in this case is April 25, 2023. There is a hearing taking nonexpert public witness testimony scheduled for May 31, 2023 and an evidentiary hearing for the purpose of receiving expert witness testimony scheduled for June 20, 2023. Parties in the proceeding must prefile initial testimony and exhibits by April 25, 2023 and rebuttal testimony by May 23, 2023. Any entity who wishes to submit comments without becoming a party in the case can submit a consumer statement through the Commission’s portal or by mailing them to the address provided at the same link. Comments should be submitted at least three business days before the nonexpert public hearing on May 31, 2023. More information can be found in the Commission’s scheduling order.

New Hampshire - Submit Comments to the Clerk’s Office

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission is evaluating these standards through Docket IR 22-076. There is a prehearing conference scheduled for Feb. 2, 2023 which will consider the procedural schedule governing the remainder of the proceeding. It is possible to submit public comments that will be included in the docket by emailing them to the Clerk’s Office. Any submissions should include the docket number so that staff can file them properly. The Commission’s Clerks Office can be reached at ClerksOffice@puc.nh.gov. More information can be found in the PUC order.