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WYDOT: Survey gauging Wyoming’s desire to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure


CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation said on April 30 that people can respond to a survey gauging Wyomingites’ desire to add electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure through May 12.

“The interest captured in this survey will be used to develop a proposal for federal financial assistance to expand EV infrastructure in Wyoming,” WYDOT said.

The survey asks some multiple choice questions such as the following:

  • Would you be interested in owning and/or operating the electric vehicle charging station? 
  • What type of charging infrastructure are you interested in? 
  • Is your organization interested in investing in electric vehicle charging stations? 
  • Are you willing to contribute to the total investment cost of electric vehicle charging infrastructure? 

The survey notes that electric vehicle charging stations with two 150kW chargers would have a total cost of $270,000-$365,000.

“EV charging hardware will be $150,000 – $200,000. Utility upgrades will be $44,000 – $69,000,” the survey states. “Installation will be $76,000 – $96,000.”

The survey asks further questions and gives people the chance to provide written comment. People can take the survey online.

The survey was put together by the following organizations:

  • Wyoming Energy Authority
  • Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
  • Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities