EV charging infrastructure business planning assistance

Business people seeking business planning assistance for an electric vehicle charging station can contact their local Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network advisor on the SBDC Network web page. Fill in your information in the “Get in touch with your local advisor today” box in the upper-right hand corner.

If you need a business plan review and insights on the financial side of your existing plan, contact the Wyoming Business Council’s Investments Team or call the main office 307-777-2800.

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Currently, there are no dedicated funds for zero emission vehicle (ZEV) programs other than electric vehicle infrastructure

However, WYDOT is being proactive with policy-making and planning in anticipation that the market and technology for existing and new ZEV options will increase over the coming decades.

To read the ZEV strategy and other planning documents, click here. 

FHWA issues biannual request for information on the status of the EV charger industry

As part of the Build America, Buy America waiver process, the FHWA is conducting a biannual RFI on status of EV Charging Industry.

Requests for comment include, but are not limited to, the number of chargers recently produced by EV charger manufacturers, projections on chargers expected to be produced, and the number of EV chargers recently purchased by recipients of Federal financial assistance and projected to be purchased by recipients of Federal financial assistance in the near future.

Click here to learn more or submit comments.  

The deadline to submit responses is Dec. 26, 2023.

Consultant studies: EV usage & charging infrastructure economics

WYDOT has hired a consultant, HDR, Inc., to write the technical specifications for the NEVI RFP. HDR completed studies regarding EV charging station economic return on investment and EV use estimates. Although HDR used different methodologies to complete the studies, findings are similar to WYDOT's analyses regarding potential challenges the NEVI program's EV charging infrastructure may have in our state. 

EEI develops EV program database

Edison Electric Institute developed an EV Program database to support customers in their transportation electrification efforts. The database includes investor-owned electric company offerings related to electric transportation, including make-ready programs, EV rates, fleet advisory services, charging station incentives, EV incentives, vehicle-grid integration pilots, and more.

Customers can utilize the EEI EV Program database to quickly locate programs that are available or pending in their state, what the programs include, the intended target customers for the program, and links to more information. Information on programs is provided by EEI member companies on a voluntary basis and may not reflect all current EV-related offerings. EEI will update the database quarterly to reflect any new programs that have been approved by state regulators and any changes to existing programs.

Please fill out the form to access the database.