NARUC digs into commercial EV charging rates as federal government requires states to review offers

Utilities need to structure commercial rates to support the electrification of heavy-duty vehicle fleets by encouraging charging during off-peak periods and enabling public stations to offer predictable prices, according to a report from the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

NARUC published the paper through its Regulatory Training Initiative. The authors are representatives from eMobility Advisors, CALSTART, the National Consumer Law Center and Natural Resources Defense Council…

Demand charges associated with peak demand can help utilities recover their costs, but because DC fast charging stations are – at least for now – often used sporadically, they can leave charging station operators struggling to profit.