National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP)
Bernie Kotlier is the national co-chair of the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program. EVITP ( http://evitp.org/ ) is a volunteer-based non-profit, electric vehicle industry organization that provides electrician training and certification in all 50 states and Canada. In his day job, Bernie serves as the Executive Director of the Labor Management Cooperation Committee managing the delivery of advanced sustainable energy education and training for
electrical contractors and electricians in California and Nevada. Bernie has been a member of numerous advisory committees at the California PUC, CEC, CARB, and CalEPA and is the chair of the U.S. DoE sponsored Lithium-Bridge Workforce and Communities committee.
He is also a member of the board of directors of the California Energy Alliance / CEA ( https://caenergyalliance.org/ ), New Energy Nexus ( https://www.newenergynexus.com/about/team/ ), and NAATBatt ( http://naatbatt.org/about/board-of-directors/ ).
Bernie Kotlier’s Session(s):
1:15 pm–1:45 pm | Thu, June 29, 2023
EV Charging stations require robust communication systems for network connection, payment systems, power management, and more to be reliable. Federal funding, programs, states, and EV Charging station manufacturers have set requirements for installing EV Charging infrastructure that affects site hosts, electrical contractors, and electricians. Join this session to learn who to hire and when to bring them on.
- Learn the rules and regulations for installation
- Understand how the requirements by funders, state governments, and EV Charging stations manufacturers affect your infrastructure deployment
- Evaluate the role of the NEVI Formula Program
- How to find certified Electrical Contractors and Electricians for your EV Charging strategy