A new report by automobile search engine iSeeCars.com ranks US states and cities on their charging infrastructure, based on the charger-to-resident ratio. Vermont tops the list as the most EV-friendly state, with one charger for every 703 residents, followed by California, Massachusetts, Colorado, and Rhode Island. Mississippi ranks the lowest, with 9,275 residents per charger. The 2021 infrastructure law allocated $5 billion to the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program to expand EV charging infrastructure. The Biden administration also recently announced guidelines to standardize public charging stations, with Tesla agreeing to open its Supercharger network to non-Tesla owners by 2024. Among cities, three California cities hold the top spots, while St. Louis, Missouri ranks the least EV-friendly, with 5,787 residents per charger. The analysis uses data from the US Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuel Data Center. Read more here
Nick Zamanov is a head of sales and business development at Cyber Switching. He is an expert in EV infrastructure space and he is an EV enthusiast since 2012, Since then Nick strongly believed that electric vehicles would eventually replace Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) cars.