27 Sep '11, 9am

California Energy Commission awarding almost $1.8M to 9 plug-in readiness projects

California Energy Commission awarding almost $1.8M to 9 plug-in readiness projects 27 September 2011 The California Energy Commission has accepted 9 projects in state for awards of generally $200,000 each to help prepare California regions for the rollout of Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs). (Eight projects were initially accepted, and a ninth, which initially was rejected, was resubmitted and subsequently accepted.) Funds are to help regions develop PEV strategic plans for PEV electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE); establish best practices for “PEV-ready” building and public works guidelines, and help to streamline PEV EVSE permitting, installation, and inspection processes. Regions are required to establish a PEV Coordinating Council with a lead agency which may receive up to $200,000 per award. Applications are scored as pass or fail and awarded on a first-come, firs...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2011/09/cecpev-20110927.html

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