Light-Duty Zero-Emission Infrastructure, Hydrogen
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has partnered with the California Energy Commission to offer up to $5 million in Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust funding to projects that deploy light-duty hydrogen fueling stations through the Energy Commission’s grant funding opportunity, GFO-19-602 – Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure.
To participate, station developers must apply to the Energy Commission GFO-19-602 competitive solicitation by 5 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020. Eligible applications that propose to purchase and install publicly available light-duty hydrogen refueling infrastructure that meets the requirements of the California Energy Commission’s solicitation may be awarded VW funding.
Grant Funding Opportunity GFO-19-602 Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure
The California Energy Commission’s Clean Transportation Program (formerly known as the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program) announces the availability of up to $115.7 million in grant funds, subject to future appropriations and Clean Transportation Program Investment Plan funding allocations, for hydrogen refueling infrastructure projects that will expand California’s early commercial light duty hydrogen refueling and fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) markets and to accommodate the projected FCEV roll-out in 2021-2024. The VW funding will augment the $45.7 million that is currently available through the California Energy Commission’s grant funding opportunity.
- Solicitation materials, including instructions, application forms, and recordings of pre-application workshops, are available at the Energy Commission website.
- The presentation slides for and a recording of an online information session regarding VW funding for hydrogen refueling stations that was hosted by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District on February 27, 2020 are available.
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