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California transitions away from utility ownership of EV charging infrastructure

For as long as Charge Ahead Partnership has existed, we have argued that utility ownership of electric vehicle charging equipment is a recipe for disaster.


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What Are PURPA Amendments?

In November 2021, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) passed Congress. Learn what this means for EV Charging by reading more.


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No bathrooms, no lighting, no snacks - why do so many EV chargers not meet customer's needs?

When electric vehicle enthusiasts imagine the future of EV charging, not many are likely to be excited by a charger in the back of a far-flung parking lot, nowhere near the food, shelter and amenities that drivers expect during a pit stop.


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CNN Highlights Utility Interference in EV Charging Marketplace

CNN Reporter Matt McFarland dove into the economics of EV charging in a recent piece for CNN Business. It is a story that is worth your time, and you should share it with friends.


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CAP takes action in Minnesota, as Xcel attempts EV charging takeover

Charge Ahead Partnership is taking the fight for a level playing field in EV charging to Minnesota, where our members are working hard to prevent Xcel Energy from taking over the EV charging market. Throughout the fall, our team leveraged media coverage and arguments before the Public Utility Commission to help throw the brakes on one of the most aggressive EV charging rate-basing cases to date. 


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View Your State’s NEVI Plans!

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) passed by Congress in 2021 authorized the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program (NEVI Program) to distribute $5 billion to states over the next five years to help them develop their EV charging infrastructure.


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Why don’t gas stations have EV chargers? (Video)

Gas stations and other retailers are the common-sense solution for where drivers should go to charge their EV. They have the locations and amenities that drivers have come to expect. So why don't gas stations have EV chargers? This video explains why.


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A golden opportunity to make your voice heard in the future of EV charging infrastructure

Across the country state governments are putting together electric vehicle infrastructure deployment plans for millions of dollars in federal funds, so do not miss your chance to have your voice heard.


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Social Justice must be at the forefront of growing EV charging network

As the nation continues to develop the use of electric vehicles (EVs), the buildout of EV charging station infrastructure and how low-to-moderate income communities as well as communities of color are kept in the discussion will be vital.


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Quick and swift expansion of the EV charging network is imperative

Each day, the U.S. is moving towards a more ecofriendly society and electrifying the transportation sector is essential for this. In fact, research shows that a majority of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come from the transportation industry.


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Your Voice Matters. This issue can’t wait – join today!

A change in public policy is needed to meet our country’s growing EV charging needs. To date, policies have largely been dictated by power companies. And the result has been great for utility companies but not for EV drivers and utility customers. To achieve a successful nationwide charging network, private businesses and consumers must have a seat at the table. It’s time that all stakeholders – from electricity consumers and EV drivers to transportation infrastructure businesses and related industries – be heard. Now is the time for us to charge ahead!