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Texas Group Seeks EVSE Partnerships

August 9, 2016 in EVs, EVSE, money available by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

NCTCOG Goal Is a Team Effort on DoE Funding Opportunity

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is looking to form a partnership to respond to a U.S. Department of Energy funding opportunity for EVSE – electric vehicle supply equipment (EV chargers).

NCTCOG is taking a team approach to make it easier to charge electric vehicles in Texas.

NCTCOG is taking a team approach to make it easier to charge electric vehicles in Texas.

NCTCOG plans to to coordinate a team application to DoE’s Fiscal Year 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement, which carries FOA number DE-FOA-0001535.

The team is to

  • deploy EVSE at appropriate high-density residential areas to support EV adoption;
  • deploy EVSE at appropriate workplaces to support EV adoption;
  • develop draft ordinances, best practices, and guidelines regarding EV and EVSE deployment for these target areas; and
  • provide monetary incentives for EV purchases.

NCTCOG says it wants private-sector partners to join the project team, “specifically those who provide the following products or services: EVSE equipment/installation, car-sharing companies, EV auto manufacturers or dealerships, major employers interested in installing EVSE, property developers or managers interested in installing EVSE, or other companies with a role or interest in the EV industry.”


NCTCOG asks that signed letters of interest stating capabilities and “description of the resources or cash the company could contribute to the project,” by this Friday, August 12, to [email protected]

Responses to DoE’s solicitation are due August 29.

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Source: NCTCOG with F&F follow-up

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