How to Prepare for Increasing Demand for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Commercial Properties

Electric vehicle use is increasing rapidly as adoption becomes more mainstream and as more and more automakers are coming out with electric and hybrid model offerings. Rising gas prices are also contributing to the accelerated demand for electric vehicles.

Additional growth is on the horizon due to the U.S. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act enacted in November which includes $7.5 billion to build out a national network of EV chargers across the country. This act is part of a larger national agenda aimed at reducing carbon emissions, which includes a goal to make 50% of all new vehicles sold in the United States zero-emission vehicles by the year 2030.

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Supply Chain Disruptions in the Construction Industry

As you know, major supply chain disruptions are still taking place in our industry and changes are happening daily. The two main issues we are experiencing are price increases and extended lead times. We are working closely with our vendor and supplier partners to optimize inventory, negotiate pricing, and manage logistics to the best of our ability but we are unable to control the constantly changing market conditions.

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OlympiaTech Electric CEO Seaen Kosmides Appointed President of Minneapolis Chapter, NECA

OlympiaTech Electric CEO Seaen Kosmides was recently appointed as president of the Minneapolis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). She was officially sworn in on January 8, 2022 at the Minneapolis Chapter Recognition Dinner and Installation of Officers held in Minneapolis. Ms. Kosmides is the first-ever woman to hold the presidential seat in the chapter’s 69-year history.

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