Connecticut Region Planning Agency Releases EV Infrastructure Report

Elements of the plan include inventory of existing infrastructure and policies, types of electric vehicles and costs, as well as incentives and market conditions.

Published: 28-Feb-2013

he South Western Regional Planning Agency (SWRPA) recently announced the release of its Electric Vehicle Technology and Infrastructure Report.

In order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and comply with anticipated rigorous state and federal standards, SWRPA developed part one of an overall Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan to prepare the region for this emerging technology. Elements of the plan include a discussion of existing conditions, types of vehicles, costs, challenges, charging requirements and locations, incentives and market conditions. A presentation entitled “Electric Vehicles — Becoming a Plug-In Pioneer” was also developed as a guide suitable for educating the public on the topic.

Both the report and the presentation can be found on the SWRPA website at


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