Evaluation Criteria

Finalists will demonstrate one or both of two stages of technology:

  1. Emerging technologies for fast charging and smart charging EVs, e.g., self-charging streets, inductive/wireless charging, 350+ kW charging, solar carports, connected vehicle solutions, vehicle-to-grid technologies and new charging technologies using existing street, garage, and building infrastructure
  2. Immediately commercializable electric vehicle charging technologies, e.g., electric vehicle charging technologies up to 150 kW and solar parking canopies with integrated charging

Finalists for Track 1 will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Speed and ease of charging
  • Potential for global adoption
  • Use of renewable energy sources
  • Positive impact on the electric grid

Finalists for Track 2 will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Speed and ease of charging
  • Impact on accelerating adoption of electric vehicles in NYC
  • Feasibility of proposed business plan for lead organization, target customers, other utility customers, and the electric utility
  • Rationale for site selection or site selection methodology
  • Identification of target market
  • Ease of use of proposed site layout and scalability to other urban locations, both in NYC and globally
  • Letters of support of relevant property and business partners
  • Support for future connected mobility and autonomous mobility options

The winner(s) be selected based on the criteria above as well as qualitative feedback from the evaluation committee.

Evaluation Committee

City agency partners and external subject matter experts will evaluate submission. NYC DOT will make all funding determinations.

  • Mark Chambers, Director, Mayor's Office of Sustainability, City of New York
  • Michael Replogle, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Transportation, City of New York
  • Meera Joshi, Chair, Taxi and Limousine Commission, City of New York
  • Marisa Lago, Director of the New York City Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Commission
  • Keith Kerman, Chief Fleet Officer/Deputy Commissioner, Department of Citywide Administrative Services, City of New York
  • Rachel Smith, Content Strategist, Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer
  • Youssef Kalad, Program Director (NYCx), Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer

Subject matter experts from DOT, TLC, MOS, MOCTO, DCAS, and other agencies will advise the evaluation committee.