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) infrastructure, which is the maximum amount that Alabama could utilize for this purpose under the settlement agreement.

Alabama Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Projects Grant Application

Rating Guide

 

 

 

FAQ

What cost will be covered by the Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure grant funds?

EV Infrastructure funds can cover the acquisition, installation, operation and maintenance of new light duty zero emission vehicle supply equipment for projects. Funds may not be used to purchase or rent real-estate, for other capital costs (e.g., construction of buildings, parking facilities, etc.) or general maintenance (i.e., maintenance other than of the Supply Equipment).

Should applicants with multiple potential charging sites submit applications for individual sites or one application covering multiple sites?

Each site should be a separate application.

Will utilities be providing any additional project support (e.g. funding to cover make-ready infrastructure)?

Partnerships are encouraged but must be between the applicant and their partner.

Will partnership contributions count towards match?

Yes, but contributions must be documented. Any match committed to the project is the responsibility of the applicant.

What is the turn-around time for announcements?

It is anticipated that announcements will be made within 60 days of the close of the application.

Is there a specific timeframe for acquisition, installation, and operation?

It is typically expected that construction will be complete within 18-24 months. If any delays are anticipated, applicants should outline these delays in the application. The proposed timeline should reflect time required to comply with all applicable state and federal laws.

Will there be a Round 2 for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure?

Any subsequent rounds will be determined based on the funds available.

 

Implementation Guidelines

Certificate of Compliance with the Beason-Hammon Act

Risk Assessment

State-of-Alabama-Disclosure-Statement

VW Grant Agreement Template

 

Invoicing and Reporting Documents

VW Invoice

VW Semiannual Report

 

Property Management Files

Property Management Manual – VW Funds

PMU-1

PMU-3

PMU-4

PMU-5

PMU-6

 

EV Education and Marketing

ADECA RFP for Electric Vehicle Consultant

ADECA RFP for Electric Vehicle Education and Marketing Consultant