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Southeast Portal for Electric Transportation Opportunities

This hub for events and opportunities related to electric vehicles (EVs) and transportation in the Southeast US is managed by Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability as part of the Southeast Electric Transportation Regional Initiative (SETRI).

The list is not exhaustive. Inclusion does not indicate endorsement, and we make no guarantees about items included. Descriptions may be edited for brevity. See the links for full details and eligibility.

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Events and Opportunities Archives

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Type: Request for information (RFI)
Federal/State: Federal
RFI on zero-emissions heavy-duty vehicles and port equipment to inform the development of the new Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle and Clean Ports Programs in the Inflation Reduction Act. EPA invites manufacturers, fleets, ports, municipalities, school districts, utilities, and other stakeholders with zero-emission technology experience or understanding to respond
Comments due June 5, 2023
Type: Request for proposal (RFP)
Federal/State: Virginia
The City of Norfolk, VA is seeking closed bids for 9886-0-2023 ML RFP is to obtain a Contractor to develop an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan.
Proposals due June 5, 2023 (2pm Eastern)
Type: Request for information (RFI)
Federal/State: Georgia (Atlanta Metro)
Survey opportunity from Atlanta Regional Commission to provide input on Atlanta's long-range transportation plan. Includes discussion of "electric vehicles, ‘connected’ corridors, e-bikes" and more.
Not defined
Type: Research
Federal/State: Florida (Orlando Metro)
EVHybridNoire is organizing a survey on how Orlando, FL can reduce air pollution with electric vehicles. No EV experience required and participants compensated for their time. Seeking feedback from diverse stakeholders. Must be resident of Orlando, FL metro and 21+ years old. Contact brittany@evhybridnoire.com for more information.
Eligible participants will be contacted to schedule interview
Type: Request for information (RFI)
Federal/State: Arkansas
AR Dept. of Transportation survey for public feedback on fast charging deployment on highway corridors as part of National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program. Geographic data added to survey May 2023.
Not defined
Type: Funding
Federal/State: Alabama
Funding program to support the electric vehicle infrastructure by installing EV Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) and AC Level 2 Charging infrastructure on Alabama’s non-interstate corridors to create a convenient, affordable, reliable, and equitable network of chargers in Alabama. Eligible applicants: government and non-government entities in Alabama.
Applications due May 22, 2023 (11:59pm Central)
Type: Request for information (RFI)
Federal/State: North Carolina (Greensboro Metro)
The City of Greensboro, NC and the Metropolitan Planning Organization are seeking community input on electric vehicle charging stations.
Survey open until May 26, 2023
Type: Event
Federal/State: South Carolina
Livestream of monthly SC Interagency EV Working Group. The working group was established to develop a comprehensive plan regarding the strategic deployment of electric vehicle resources and infrastructure in SC.
May 26, 2023 (2pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: South Carolina
Livestream of monthly SCDOT Interagency EV Working Group. Meeting details made available approximately one week prior to meeting.
May 26, 2023 (Time TBD)
Type: Event
Federal/State: South Carolina
Event hosted by Upstate Forever & Sustaining Way with a discussion about expanding access to EVs, improving infrastructure, increasing mobility, and decreasing transportation inequities. RSVP to mcoleman@upstateforever.org by May 18, 2023.
May 25, 2023 (10am - 12pm, Greenville, SC)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Georgia
Roundtable discussion on vehicle electrification in rural GA hosted by Electrification Coalition. Discussion will include available opportunities for federal funding, plus challenges and solutions for rural communities when trying to install charging infrastructure and deploy EVs.
May 24, 2023 (10am - 12pm Eastern, Tifton, GA)
Type: Event
Federal/State: North Carolina
Event hosted by North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation. Agenda includes residential EV charging and fleet electrification among topics.
May 23-24, 2023 (Raleigh, NC)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Federal
Webinar on 2023 Clean School Bus Grants Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the EPA. Grant applications due August 22, 2023.
May 18, 2023 (1-2pm Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: South Carolina
SC Electric Transportation Network hosts informational monthly meetings.
May 18, 2023 (11am Eastern)
Type: Event
Federal/State: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Hosted by CALSTART, WRI's Electric School Bus Initiative and peers, the South/Gulf Coast Electric School Bus Working Group is a series of interactive meetings for school districts in AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX. This working group is exclusive to school bus operators (both public and private).
May 17, 2023 (1-2pm Eastern)