Full Title: 50 States of Electric Vehicles Q1 2023 - Executive Summary
Author(s): Emily Apadula, Rebekah de la Mora, Justin Lindemann, Brian Lips, Vincent Potter, and Autumn Proudlove
Publisher(s): North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center
Publication Date: May 15, 2023
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The purpose of this report is to provide state and local lawmakers and regulators, electric utilities, the electric power industry, the transportation industry, and other energy stakeholders with timely, accurate, and unbiased updates about how states are choosing to study, adopt, implement, amend, or discontinue policies associated with electric vehicles. This report catalogues proposed and approved legislative, regulatory, and utility rate design changes affecting electric vehicles during the most recent quarter, as well as state and investor-owned utility proposals to deploy electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.
In Q1 2023, 49 states plus DC and Puerto Rico took a total of 621 actions related to electric vehicles. Table 1 provides a summary of state and utility actions occurring during Q1 2023. Of the 621 actions catalogued, the most common were related to Regulation (171), followed by Financial Incentives (165), and Market Development (156). All 50 states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, took actions planning for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program funding distribution.