Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Coordinating Council (EVICC)

The Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Coordinating Council (EVICC) has been established pursuant to St. 2022 c. 179 § 81 to implement an electric vehicle charging infrastructure deployment plan.

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Overview

The Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Coordinating Council (EVICC) has been established pursuant to  St. 2022 c. 179 § 81 to implement an electric vehicle charging infrastructure deployment plan.

The EVICC was authorized by “An Act Driving Clean Energy and Offshore Wind” (Climate Law) in 2022. The Climate Law requires that the EVICC assess and report on strategies and plans necessary to deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure to establish an equitable, interconnected, accessible and reliable electric vehicle charging network. These plans and strategies shall include:

  • Assessment of the present condition of, and future needs for, road and highway electrification;
  • Estimates of the number and type of electric vehicle charging stations in public and private locations;
  • Suggestions for optimal locations for electric vehicle charging stations in urban, suburban and rural locations and low and moderate income communities;
  • Discussion of present and projected future costs and methods of financing those costs;
  • Discussion of technological advances in charging stations and related infrastructure, equipment and technology including, including data collection, mobile charging, assisting in grid management and assisting in the integration of renewable energy resources;
  • Discussion of strategies to maintain electric vehicle charging stations in full and continuous working order; 
  • Recommendations to assist governmental and private sector officials in installing charging stations and related infrastructure, equipment and technology, including within proximity of on-street parking; and
  • Identification and discussion of current policies and recommendations for policies, laws and regulatory actions that may facilitate the provision of charging stations and related infrastructure.

The membership of EVICC was established by statute to include the following members, listed below.

EVICC Initial Assessment

On August 11, 2023, the EVICC provided its Initial Assessment and recommendations to the legislature as required by law.

Additional Resources

EVICC Meeting Schedule

Meeting #13: August 7, 2024  Meeting Materials:

Meeting #12: June 5, 2024  Meeting Materials:

Meeting #11: April 3, 2024  Meeting Materials:

Meeting #10: February 7, 2024  Meeting Materials:

Meeting #9: November 30, 2023  Meeting Materials:

Meeting #8: October 5, 2023 from 1 - 3:30 P.M. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #7: August 9, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:30 PM. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #6: August 3, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:30 PM. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #5: July 27, 2023 from 1:00 - 4:30 PM. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #4: June 29, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:30 PM. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #3: June 22, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:30 PM. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #2: June 1, 2023 from 12:20 - 3:00 PM. Meeting Materials:

Meeting #1: May 15, 2023 from 11 AM - 1 PM. Meeting Materials:

Members

  • Undersecretary Michael Judge, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, EVICC Chairperson
  • Undersecretary Layla D'Emilia, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
  • Commissioner Staci Rubin, Department of Public Utilities
  • Aurora Edington, Department of Energy Resources
  • Brian Ferrarese, Department of Environmental Protection
  • Chris Aiello, Department of Transportation
  • Laura Gilmore, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Conor Simao, Executive Office of Administration and Finance
  • Eric Bourassa, Metropolitan Area Planning Commission
  • Sen. Mike Barrett, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
  • Rep. Jeffrey Roy, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

If you have any questions regarding the EVICC, or if you would like to provide public comment, please email daniel.gatti@mass.gov.

Public Hearings

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