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Technical Assistance

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation provides technical assistance on planning and implementation of a national network of electric vehicle chargers and zero-emission fueling infrastructure as well as zero-emission transit and school buses. Initially, the Joint Office will work with states and key stakeholders to build capacity for electric vehicles, plan for charging infrastructure, and implement approved state plans. Additional support is provided for deploying electric school buses and electric transit buses.

  • Build Your State EV Charging Plan

    Use these resources for building a state plan:

  • Transition School Buses to Clean and Zero-Emission Models

    Learn about Clean School Bus Program funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA's Clean School Bus Program provides $5 billion over 5 years (fiscal years 2022 – 2026) to replace existing school buses with clean and zero-emission models. The Joint Office provides technical assistance to school districts to plan for and deploy clean school buses.

  • Find Data and Tools

    Explore foundational datasets, tools, and resources to implement a state plan.

  • Ask Questions

    Not sure where to start? Submit a question to get directed to the right resources.

National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program Process
  1. Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

    Nov. 15, 2021

    BIL signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021. The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program is established.

  2. Alternative Fuel Corridor (AFC) Nominations

    Feb. 10, 2022

    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published the Request for Nominations for the 6th round of AFC designations. State departments of transportation (DOTs) review existing AFCs and nominate additional routes, prioritizing the Interstate Highway System, to support a national EV charging network by May 13, 2022.

  3. 90 Day Guidance

    Feb. 10, 2022

    FHWA released guidance for the NEVI Formula Program within 90 days of enactment of the BIL.

  4. 180 Day Minimum Standards and Requirements

    FHWA publishes proposed regulations for minimum standards and requirements for the NEVI Formula Program.

  5. States Coordinate with Joint Office of Energy and Transportation

  6. State Plans Due

    Aug. 1, 2022

    State DOTs submit their EV infrastructure deployment plans to the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation not later than Aug. 1, 2022.

  7. FHWA Approves State Plans

    Sept. 30, 2022

    FHWA approves plans or notifies state DOTs if changes are needed not later than Sept. 30, 2022.

  8. Funds Available for Investment

    If approved, state DOTs deploy EV charging infrastructure through the use of NEVI Formula Program funds.