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Request for Information on Request for Information on Electric Vehicle No-Charge Events, including Interoperability

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Announcement Type
Request for Information (RFI)
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Closing Date
Contract Specialist
Jessica Sartor
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Original Closing Date: Date of Comments 11/18/2022 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time

In this Request for Information, the Vehicle Technologies Office, within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, seeks public comment on its Request for Information number DE-FOA-0002797 regarding prevalence of and solutions to prevent Request for Information on Electric Vehicle No-Charge Events, including Interoperability. The Vehicle Technologies Office is developing plans to implement the Vehicle Grid Integration Research, Development, and Demonstration Program as directed by the Energy Act of 2020 and one of the challenges/barriers to Vehicle Grid Integration to be addressed is the issue of some Electric Vehicles failing to charge satisfactorily when connected to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment. These no-charge events either fail to start charging or fail to complete the charge without interruption.

This is a Request for Information only. The U.S. Department of Energy will not pay for information provided under this Request for Information and no project will be supported as a result of this Request for Information. This Request for Information is not accepting applications for financial assistance or financial incentives. The U.S. Department of Energy may or may not issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement based on consideration of the input received from this Request for Information.

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