Charging infrastructure policies

Verified on 10/31/2022

Summary of key charging infrastructure policy developments in major markets since May 2021

MarketPolicy nameDatePolicy summary
CaliforniaResolution E-51October 2021Assigned responsibility to electric utilities to develop behind-the-meter infrastructure for EV charging installations
United StatesInfrastructure Investment and Jobs ActNovember 2021$7.5 billon funding committed for EV charging infrastructure to install 500,000 chargers
Canada2030 Emissions Reduction PlanMarch 2022Combined commitment of C$991 million from various governmental entities to install 50,000 new chargers
European UnionAlternative Fuels Infrastructure RegulationJuly 2021Install 7 GW of public chargers by 2030, around 4 MW capacity every 60 km
FranceADVENIR (Update to existing policy)December 2021€320 million budget assigned to finance 100,000 chargers by 2025, further €500 million assigned for expansion.
United KingdomElectric Vehicle Infrastructure StrategyMarch 2022Committed £1.6 billion to install 300,000 public chargers including 6,000 superfast chargers by 2035
IndiaCharging infrastructure for Electric Vehicle revised consolidated guidelines and standardsJanuary 2022Provides a comprehensive set of charging standards for all vehicles. It also clarifies and simplifies the legal and procedural requirements for installing charging infrastructure and sets limits on the electricity rates and fees that may be charged at public charging stations.
IndiaDraft Battery Swapping PolicyApril 2022Promote battery swapping technology for electric two- and three-wheelers, encouraging the market to establish consistent ecosystem solutions for end users
United StatesInflation Reduction ActAugust 2022Earmarks $1.7 billion in tax credits for installing charging and refueling stations until 2031, covers up to 30% of purchase and installation costs of commercial and residential EV chargers. Subsidizes chargers placed in low-income or rural communities and increases the credit for businesses that meet wage and apprenticeship requirements.
CaliforniaCalifornia Climate CommitmentSeptember 2022Approves $3 billion funding to building accessible charging stations for communities throughout the state.
United StatesNational Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program Fiscal Year 2022September 2022Completes first round of funding for the $5 billion program, approving plans to commit $615 million in funding to US states, DC and Puerto Rico - which is expected to cover 75,820 miles of EV charging corridors
GermanyCharging Infrastructure Master Plan IIOctober 2022The €6.3 billion plan targets deployment of 1 million charging stations by 2030, up from around 70,000 at present. It also plans to charging gaps in rural areas, buildings, and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as grid load management, accelerating state approval process for charging deployment and mobilizing private investment.

Source: Compiled by ICCT research