Based on the national average of $0.10 per kilowatt hour, an electric vehicle costs about $0.03 per mile to “fuel”!
EV: Electric Vehicle
EVSE: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (or Charging Station)
PEV: Plug-In Electric Vehicle
PHEV: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle
BEV: Battery Electric Vehicle
ICE: Internal Combustion Engine
NRTL: Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory
NEC: National Electric Code
ETL: Like UL, is an OSHA-certified Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) that tests, certifies and inspects products to UL, ANSI, CSA, ASTM and NFPA standards for safety and performance. An ETL listing is the same as a UL listing.
OEM: Original Equipment Manufactured (term commonly used by car manufacturers)
DOE: Department of Energy
EIA: Energy Information Administration