Grant round is closed. Applications were due May 7, 2019

Grants for charging stations for EV fleets

Charging station for electric vehiclesThe MPCA requests proposals from qualified applicants to install Level 2 and/or Level 3 EV charging stations at locations serving fleet vehicles in Minnesota. The purpose of this program is to reduce air emissions that result from the consistent use of gasoline-fueled commercial fleet vehicles through an increased use of electric vehicles for fleet purposes. The intent is to support a healthy environment for all Minnesotans and achieve significant emissions reductions across the state, especially in high population areas most impacted by vehicle pollution.

The request for proposals (RFP) has full details on who may apply, eligible project costs, and other information that will help applicants submit a proposal.

Closed: Application deadline was May 7, 2019 (4 p.m.)

  • Eligible applicants: Fleet owners that are for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and public entities including state, tribes, counties, municipalities, schools, and higher education institutions are eligible proposers.
  • Maximum award: The maximum grant award for this RFP is $5,000 per single-station installation and $10,000 per dual-station.

  • Match requirement: The grantee is responsible for at least 25% of the total project cost as a cash match.

Application materials

Closed: Application deadline was May 7, 2019 (4 p.m.)

PDF icon Electric vehicle charging stations for fleets grant: Request for proposals (p-f2-43a-fy19)

This document describes the Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for fleets grant, including information on who may apply for funding, match requirements, activities eligible for funding, and other information that will help applicants submit an application. Applications are due no later than Tuesday May 7, 2019 (4:00 pm Central Time).

PDF icon Electric vehicle charging stations for fleets grant: RFP Addendum 1 (p-f2-43g-fy19)

This addendum will become part of the Request for Proposal and must be submitted with the Request for Proposal Response. (April 19, 2019)

File Affidavit of non-collusion (p-f2-43e-fy19)

Additional references

PDF icon Project evaluation methods (p-f2-43b-fy19)

PDF icon Sample grant agreement (p-f2-43f-fy19)

Questions and answers

Applicants with questions regarding this RFP must email questions to grants.pca@state.mn.us, subject line: “Electric vehicle charging stations for fleets”.  Answers will be posted frequently on this web site.

See questions and answers about this grant round

MPCA personnel are not authorized to discuss this RFP with applicants outside of the question and answer forum. Contact regarding this RFP with any MPCA personnel may result in disqualification.

Background

The purpose of this grant program is to reduce air emissions that result from the consistent use of gasoline-fueled commercial fleet vehicles through an increased use of electric vehicles for fleet purposes. The intent is to support a healthy environment for all Minnesotans and achieve significant emissions reductions across the state, especially in high population areas most impacted by vehicle pollution.