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Webinar: What’s in Store for 2024

Jan. 25, 2024

Presentation slides

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office) hosted a webinar focused on updates and plans for 2024 on Jan. 25, 2024. Executive Director Gabe Klein made introductory remarks.

The panelists included:

  • Sejal Shah, Senior Advisor for Electric Utility Programs and Policies, Joint Office

  • Kevin Miller, Senior Advisor for Business Models, Joint Office

  • Debs Schrimmer, Senior Advisor for Community & Urban Charging, Joint Office

  • Speakers discussed expanding electric vehicle charging and zero-emission transportation, including coordinating with utilities, leveraging public and private investment, and incorporating community and urban charging into our national network.

Key takeaways

  • The Joint Office has had many notable announcements in the last few months, including several NEVI station openings, the announcement of the J3400 EV charging connector standard, CFI Round 1 Selections, RAA Selections, and Joint Office FOA Selections.

  • Coming up this year is an effort to progress the NEVI program, support CFI applicants and awardees, launch EV-ChART, and build out the ZEF Corridor Strategy.

  • Key priorities for the Joint Office in 2024 include stakeholder engagement, the acceleration of EVSE integration with the electric grid, bolstering community charging, and the creation of smart charging to help avoid grid congestion.

  • The Joint Office is working to improve charging across rural, urban, and suburban communities.