California Offers Up To $4 Million In Funding For Smart Charging & V2G
“The California Energy Commission has issued a solicitation (PON-14-310, Driving the Integration of Electric Vehicles to Maximize Benefits to the Grid) to fund Applied Research and Development projects that will advance technologies and strategies for smart and efficient charging and vehicle-to-grid communication interfaces that will provide maximum benefits to both the electricity grid and the plug-in electric vehicle market.”
States Green Car Congress.
The state is offering up to $ million under PON-14-310. Minimum funding is $500,000 per project and maximum is $1.5 million.
Green Car Congress adds:
To be considered for funding, projects must fall within the following project groups:
- Group 1: Smart and efficient charging for integrating plug-in electric vehicles into the power grid.
- Group 2: Grid communication interfaces for plug-in electric vehicle charging to support vehicle-to-grid services.
Source: Green Car Congress