Governor awards $4.1 million to install electric vehicle charging stations

June 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 18 grants to help bring Alabama motorists into the electric vehicle age. The grants totaling more than $4.1 million will help finance the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at many fueling stations near interstates and other major highways and corridors in central and north Alabama. Other types of […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Program

Background Information Generally, Volkswagen Mitigation funds are to be used to replace or repower existing diesel vehicles, vessels, and equipment with less polluting vehicles or engines. Per the Alabama Volkswagen Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (Alabama VW BMP), fifteen percent (15%)  of the available funding has been allocated for Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment (ZEVSE) […]

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VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

Alabama’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan is the result of a collaborative process consisting of a series of stakeholder meetings, written surveys, information and listening sessions, a public hearing, and a public comment period beginning in March 2018 through February 2019. Alabama’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan summarizes how funds from the Environmental Mitigation Trust will be allocated to […]

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Information and Resources

Resources A collaborative website between the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) to provide the public with a library of resources, state contacts, and interactive tools relating to funding and emission levels. VW Settlement Clearinghouse The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s VW Settlement webpage containing FAQ’s, […]

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VW Settlement

Background The civil complaint filed against Volkswagen claimed that the automaker installed software in its 2.0-liter diesel engine vehicles to disable emission controls under normal use and to turn on emission controls only when the vehicle was being tested. This “defeat device” resulted in better real-world fuel mileage and driving performance, but also resulted in […]

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Electric Vehicles and VW Settlement Program

News A grant application for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Projects is now available. See the Funding Opportunities page for details. Volkswagen Mitigation Projects Round 1 Volkswagen Mitigation Projects Round 2   Sign up for the Volkswagen Settlement Program mailing list.     Contact (334) 242-5290 | vwsettlement@adeca.alabama.gov​​

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