Firms Urge CEC To Back Home, Work EV Charging Over ‘Gas Station Model’

September 22, 2023
Major electric vehicle (EV) charging companies are urging the California Energy Commission (CEC) to continue prioritizing funding for Level 2 (L2) charging units for homes and workplaces rather than shifting emphasis to direct current fast chargers (DCFC) under a “gas station model,” as part of a biennial planning process for the sector. “It would be a mistake for CEC to pursue the gas station model and redirect funding opportunities to DCFC simply because L2 incentive programs failed to materialize and...

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