California Energy Commission Makes Available $1.3 Million In Zero Emission Vehicle Readiness Funding

MAR 10 2015 BY STAFF 1

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As outlined by Green Car Congress, the California Energy Commission is making available nearly $1.3 million in Zero Emission Vehicle Readiness funding to “support new and existing planning efforts for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).”

Here’s some additional info on how the funding will be disbursed:

Grant funds will be awarded on a “first-come, first-served basis.”

Funding Categories and Award Amounts

  • PEV Readiness Plan Implementation – $50,000 to $300,000 per application

  • PEV Readiness Plan Development – $50,000 to $300,000 per application

  • FCEV Readiness – $10,000 to $300,000 per application

And a brief description of the 3 categories:

Category A: PEV Readiness Plan Implementation.

Permitting and Inspection Process
EVCS Installation Process
EVCS Siting
Signage
PEV Awareness
Local Government Code Adoption and Training

Category B: PEV Readiness Plan Development. This funding category is for regions that do not have a PEV Readiness Plan adopted or currently under development.

Category C: FCEV Readiness.

Regional Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure Plan
Streamlining the Permitting Process for Hydrogen Refueling Stations
Promotion of FCEV Use
Training
Safety Assessments
Incorporation of FCEVs in Municipal Fleets
Signage
Site readiness

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Good thing they are doingthis for the 60 or so hydrogen cars that are now in existance