National EV Charging Recognition Program
As the U.S. undertakes the significant effort required to electrify our transportation system, it’s important to recognize and honor successful trailblazers in the industry: the companies and institutions that are moving now, demonstrating real commitment via innovative actions, partnerships, and proven results. Launched in September 2022, the National EV Charging Recognition Program celebrates leaders in deployment excellence on an annual basis, and we are excited to release the criteria for the 2nd annual EV Charging Heroes.
Please click on your sector here and complete the short submission form to nominate your organization. At the top of each form, you will see the recognition criteria per sector for full transparency. We will be accepting submissions through Friday, December 15th.
- Offers online permit submittal and/or plan check portal
- Meets the criteria above and has a standardized single department review of electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) permit, electrical permit only, including ADA compliance.
- Meets the criteria above and ONE of the following: Offers dedicated (and/or expedited) permitting process for EV charging applications, issues first round of comments within 30 days of initial submittal, average timeline of 90 days from permit submitted to issued.
- A one-stop-shop for all permits, with at least TWO of the following: Offers dedicated (and/or expedited) permitting process for EV charging applications, issues first round of comments within 30 days of initial submittal, average timeline of 90 days from permit submitted to issued.
2022 EV Charging Heroes
We’re proud to recognize these organizations for their achievement in fast charger deployment and transportation electrification.
The Osborne Company
Celebrating the Heroes of the EV Charging Ecosystem
Government creating streamlined permitting
Equipment vendors offering certified equipment built in America
Automakers responding to consumer demand
Contractors bringing chargers to life
Site Hosts providing chargers at their facilities
Utilities dedicating teams to charging and investing in equipment to ensure chargers are sited efficiently
10 EV Charging Heroes You Should Know
Connect the Watts™ EV Charging Heroes are helping increase access to EV charging infrastructure in communities across the U.S. New fast charging stations build range confidence for current EV drivers, peak curiosity among those considering the switch, and enable local communities to take advantage of the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) by enjoying healthier air quality.