EV Champion Training 3: Electric Vehicle (EV) Site Design  

Education Type: 
3 Hours
0.4 CEU
Sponsored by: 

DOE Federal Energy Management Program - FEMP

The Electrical Vehicle (EV) Champion Training Series is hosted by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and is designed to provide fleet managers and coordinators with the skills and knowledge to become subject matter experts in EV implementation. The third of this four-part training focuses on the importance of EV technology and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and serves as an introduction to site planning and design of the necessary EVSE.

Below is a list of all of the courses in this series:


Leidy Boyce, Research Engineer, National Renewable Energy Lab  

Leidy Boyce joined NREL in 2020 and works in vehicle technology integration office, she works closely with fleet vehicle data helping fleets implement electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment to achieve fleet electrification goals. Prior to joining NREL, Leidy worked as a geoscientist in the oil and gas industry, evaluating oil and gas reserves from electrical, acoustic, and nuclear logging tools, supported field engineering operations, and assisted clients on stablishing field development strategies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify how to perform basic EV site assessments;
  • Determine vehicle needs; Determine necessary EVSE numbers and types;
  • Assess necessary equipment upgrades;
  • Identify how to read electrical service equipment;
  • Recognize how to minimize costs;
  • Identify how to plan for future expansion; and
  • Recognize best practices and examples.
Federal Agencies and Facility Criteria: