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CEC Has $1.6 Million for Hybrid Retrofits

June 17, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs, money available by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Proposals to California Agency Due August 21, Workshop July 22

The California Energy Commission has $1.65 million to fund demonstration projects that convert used medium-duty gasoline and diesel vehicles to all-electric drive. updated June 21

Picture it electric...

Picture it electric…

The goals of the CEC imitative, detailed under (program opportunity notice) PON-13-602, are to

  • increase a fleet’s positive experience with electric vehicle technology;
  • identify conversion compatibilities with specific vehicles and vehicle classes;
  • develop guidelines for conversions including, but not limited to, minimum parts that must be included and minimum installation requirements;
  • determine the warranty requirements for conversion components;
  • ensure that any existing vehicle warranties are not voided as a result of repowering, or comparable replacement warranty is provided; and
  • identify and address technical issues of zero-emission electric truck conversions.

CEC will take written questions until the date of a pre-application workshop in Sacramento on July 22.

Answers will be disseminated by August 7, and proposals are due August 21.

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Source: CEC with Fleets & Fuels follow-up




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