The map above shows the status of states’ NEVI grant solicitation process as of May 3rd, 2024.

Last week, EV giant Tesla made the controversial decision to axe most of its Supercharger team in addition to laying off 10 percent of its global workforce. In an X post, Musk stated that “Tesla still plans to grow the Supercharger network, just at a slower pace for new locations and more focus on 100 percent uptime and expansion of existing locations.”

While the full implications of this decision remain to be seen, many eyes will be on what it may mean for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program. So far, Tesla has won an estimated 13 percent of awarded funds, or nearly $27 million, across eight states.*

Here’s a roundup of the NEVI program’s progress we’ve seen so far this year:

To date, states have awarded nearly $300 million to build NEVI-funded chargers along highway corridors according to publicly accessible sources. In the first four months of this year alone, ten states have awarded $116 million to installers and site hosts for charger build out. These awards bring the total to 20 states which have awarded funds through NEVI to date.

In an increasingly competitive market, Love’s Travel Stores has been awarded the most funding in 2024 winning an estimated $22 million, followed by BP with nearly $15 million.*

Six states have opened eight NEVI stations, with many more currently under construction. These states include Ohio, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New York, Maine, and Vermont. Kentucky has initiated construction on its first NEVI-funded charger, which will be operational soon.

In total, funding awarded to date is slated to support an estimated 2,068 fast-charging ports.** Now that funding has been issued, many of these chargers are expected to be in progress or installed by the end of this year.

Six states are currently soliciting NEVI grant applications and eleven states are currently evaluating applications.

Active NEVI RFPs include:

Applications are currently being evaluated in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

Visit our NEVI Dashboard and State Policy Dashboard for more.

* For states that have not disclosed site-specific funding amounts, Atlas assumes an even split of funding across each site. These figures may be updated if site-specific information is made available in the future.

** For states that have not disclosed the number of ports per site, we assumed four ports per site based on the minimum requirement, except for Tesla sites, where we assumed eight ports per site based on the minimum number of ports for Tesla’s awarded sites to date.

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