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$1.3B earmarked for EV charging network expansion in US

June 3, 2024

The previous round of CFI funding benefited 47 projects in 22 states and Puerto Rico, supporting construction of approximately 7,500 EV charging plugs. FHWA received applications for six times the amount of funding available, the release said, and will reserve more than $520 million for some unselected first-round applicants that may be reconsidered for the current round of funding.

There’s a key difference for EV charging projects vying for a piece of this fresh funding: The maximum distance from an alternative fuel corridor has been increased from one mile to five miles to align with the maximum distance for other CFI-eligible fuels.

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