Biden's Grand EV Plan Flatlines With Poor Supporting Infrastructure

By Daniel Walker | May 6, 2024

1.2 million chargers

President Biden has set a goal of installing 500,000 public electric vehicle chargers by 2030 as part of his climate agenda. However, few states have obligated funds from the $5 billion EV infrastructure program.

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Experts say 1.2 million chargers will be needed by 2030 to meet climate goals, far more than the current 175,000.

$623 million

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Grants of $623 million were awarded but will fund only 47 charging projects and 7,500 ports. Critics argue the planned 500,000 chargers won’t be enough.