GFO-21-604 – Clean Transportation Program Rural Electric Vehicle (REV) Charging

Departmental Grant ID:
GFO-21-604
Portal ID:
8123
Status:
Closed (28 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Categories:

Details

Purpose:

The purpose of this solicitation is to demonstrate replicable and scalable business and technology models that can deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to serve rural EV drivers; support travel by rural EV drivers, provide EV charging access in rural areas, provide support and maintenance services to ensure reliable and readily accessible chargers, engage local rural communities and businesses to promote EV adoption. 

Description:

This is a competitive grant solicitation. The CEC announces the availability of up to $4,800,000 in grant funds. The purpose of the Rural Electric Vehicle (REV) Charging solicitation is to:

 

· Demonstrate replicable and scalable business and technology models that can deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to serve rural EV drivers.

· Support travel by rural EV drivers, especially those from low-income or disadvantaged communities.

· Provide EV charging access in rural areas that are not served or inadequately served by charging stations.

· Provide support and maintenance services to ensure reliable and readily accessible chargers.

· Engage local rural communities and businesses to increase charger awareness and promote EV adoption.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

This solicitation is open to all public and private entities.

Project teams may include, but are not limited to: 

· Community-based organizations

· California Native American Tribes and California Tribal Organizations

· Transportation planning agencies

·  Cities and counties 

·  Utilities

·  Non-profit organizations 

 

 

 

Eligible Geographies:

All project locations must be within California and in areas that will support rural EV drivers.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Applications must include a minimum match of 20 percent of the total project costs.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
Week of May 16, 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Until funds expire

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$4,800,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
20%
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Assembly Bill (AB) 118 (Núñez, Chapter 750, Statutes of 2007), created the Clean Transportation Program. The statute authorizes the CEC to develop and deploy alternative and renewable fuels and advanced transportation technologies to help attain the state’s climate change policies. AB 8 (Perea, Chapter 401, Statutes of 2013) re-authorized the Clean Transportation Program through January 1, 2024. 

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Funds are disbursed on a reimbursement basis (where the Recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor). 

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Angela Hockaday, 1-916-931-5973, Angela.Hockaday@energy.ca.gov