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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
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