National Electrical Contractors Association represented at US Department of Energy Roundtable on Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
NECA was represented by Marco A. Giamberardino, vice-president of government and public affairs. He explained how national funding for Electric Vehicle Storage Equipment (EVSE) could impact the electrical construction industry, our country’s infrastructure and the economy in general. He explained how NECA is working to move these projects forward and ensure the safe and efficient installation of EVSE infrastructure across the country.
“I would like to express my thanks to Secretary Granholm for the invitation to discuss electric vehicle charging infrastructure, a topic of great importance and exciting to our industry, and I would like to thank the Biden administration for having it. makes it a key component of the infrastructure program, ”Giamberardino said. “These projects provide the opportunity for a wave of new, well-paying and well-paying jobs created by our highly skilled and skilled electrical contractors. NECA is here to help the safe, healthy and successful growth of the electric vehicle market.”
Giamberardino discussed all of the ways NECA has advanced the safe installation of EVSEs, including its National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS), which issued NECA 413, a standard specifically focused on EVSE. NECA has also been a key partner in the formation of the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP), which is the main training program to advance the safe installation of these systems.
NECA will continue to promote the innovative and economic potential of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and will push for funding to be included as part of a comprehensive infrastructure investment program in 2021.
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