Petition for Implementation of a Statewide Electric Vehicle Portfolio

The Maryland Public Service Commission is working on an effort entitled “Transforming Marylands Electric Grid” also referred to as PC44.  One part of that overall effort relates to electric vehicles.  Maryland could potentially have the second largest charging network in the nation.  The entire public case file may be found by entering PC44 into the Case Search dialog box and selecting the “Public Conference” button.

The recommendations of the Electric Vehicle Work Group were filed January 19, 2018.  EVADC has reproduced the filing below, in a convenient form, broken down by sections.  You may obtain the complete filing below (“Full Document”), or by searching for maillog number 218613 at

As shown below, the PSC is taking comments on the proposal until March 27, 2018.

The comment procedure, according to PSC instructions: “An original and seventeen copies of the written comments on the Petition and OPC’s January 29, 2018 letter {noting that the NREL gap analysis would not be ready until the original comment deadline-ed.}, together with an electronic copy, shall be addressed to David J. Collins, Executive Secretary, Maryland Public Service Commission, William Donald Schaefer Tower, 6 St. Paul Street, 16th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. Five of the paper copies shall be three-holed punched. The Commission encourages the use of the Commission’s “e-Filing” system for submission of the electronic copy of the filing. Details of the “e-Filing” system are on the Commission’s web page,

Summary: 18 paper copies, five hole-punched, and file an e-copy.

  • Reply Comments Deadline:    Monday, March 27, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
  •  Legislative-Style Hearings:     April 5 – 6, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
  •  Commission Decision:            May 18, 2018

The goal date for launch of the EV Portfolio is July 1, 2018.

Media background:


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Proposal to Implement a Statewide Electric Vehicle Portfolio: (all are .pdf files)