PURA and United Illuminating to Review New EV Charging Incentives with Club


Post by Barry Kresch

All are welcome to our virtual meeting on January 25th at 7 PM to hear and ask questions about the new incentive program for EV charging to be offered by the EDCs (utilities, or electricity distribution companies).

With us that evening will be Stefanie Keohane of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), which initiated this program as part of its grid modernization efforts, along with Charles Spence and Marriott Dowden of United Illuminating. Charles and Marriott are the consumer-facing individuals for the residential and commercial aspects of the program respectively.

Two recent blog posts discussed the single family and multi-unit residential parts of the program. There are also incentives targeted to workplace, commercial, and fleets, encompassing both level 2 and level 3 charging. Incentives include subsidies for charging hardware, installation (including make ready), and electricity costs (including demand charge mitigation).

This is a statewide program. Even though our speakers are from United Illuminating, Eversource customers have access to the identical program.

This meeting is being recorded and will be uploaded to the club YouTube channel.

The meeting is free but registration is required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcuutrzguGdd3O4Z_k9pqFUXrxPwSBK1b

2 thoughts on “PURA and United Illuminating to Review New EV Charging Incentives with Club”

  1. Looking forward to the zoom discussion this evening. We have a farm and just energized a 105kW solar array. We are replacing our old diesel trucks with 4 Tesla semi trucks and have concerns about the cost of distribution for electricity when charging these trucks at night.

    • Thanks, Martin. We love your actions/plan. Please let us know when the EV trucks become a reality, or even if you have a reliable ETA!

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