The Electric Vehicle Grid Readiness, Improvement, and Development Act (EV GRID Act) was recently introduced in the U.S. Legislature to meet the increasing electricity demand of the electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provides $7.5 billion for EV charging infrastructure, to support EV investments and grid preparedness, but it is still uncertain how to ensure chargers can be interconnected with the grid.

The EV GRID Act would direct the Department of Energy to develop a plan on how the electric system can meet the electricity demand of the new electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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