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
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
Safety Assessments
Incorporation of FCEVs in Municipal Fleets
Site readiness

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