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[Energy dot gov Office of Energy Efficiency and renewable energy]
Funding Will Deploy Chargers in Communities and Along Major Travel Corridors and Promote American Jobs and Clean Transportation Leadership
The Biden-Harris Administration today announced $623 million in grants to help build out an electric vehicle (EV) charging network across the U.S., which will create American jobs and ensure more drivers can charge their electric vehicles where they live, work, and shop. This is a critical part of the Administration’s goal of building out a convenient, affordable, reliable and made-in-America national network of EV chargers, including at least 500,000 publicly available chargers by 2030 ensuring that EVs are made in America with American workers.
Under President Biden’s leadership, EV sales have more than quadrupled, the number of publicly available charging ports has grown by nearly 70 percent, and more than 4 million EVs are now on the road. Spurred by the President’s historic investments, private companies have announced more than $155 billion in the EV and battery supply chain<www.whitehouse.gov/invest/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery> under the Biden-Harris Administration. EVs are critical to our rapid and equitable transition to clean transportation systems, producing zero tailpipe emissions, reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions—major contributors to climate change and key contributors to respiratory ailments. {Read more at the EERE bulletins website<content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USEERE/bulletins/3846c1a>}