As 2024 ramps up, we’re entering the second year of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program (NEVI). This federal program has dedicated $5 billion to help states build a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle charging stations along 75,000 miles of major U.S. highways.

Based on lessons learned during these early years of implementation, the NEVI program plans to update its application process each year. Here are six key points everyone in the EV charging market should know about the NEVI program: