Electric Mobility Grants

Grants for electric transportation projects are available to non-residential customers in Oregon. 

Oregon Electric Mobility Grants can cover up to 100% of the eligible costs of studying, planning, promoting or deploying electric transportation technology and projects.

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Find out about electric mobility grants

    Electric mobility grant funding is available to non-residential customers in Oregon. Funding awards will cover up to 100% of the eligible costs associated with studying, planning, promoting, or deploying electric transportation technology and projects. 

    The grants are designed to support projects that advance electric transportation in underserved communities, including areas without ample access to public charging.

    Funding for this grant is made possible by the Oregon Clean Fuels Program administered by the state Department of Environmental Quality. The goal of the Clean Fuels Program is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from Oregon’s transportation fuels. 

    Timeline

    Applications open June 1, 2021
    Applications due August 31, 2021
    Selection and notification Recipients notified of awards in October 2021

    Grant recipients will complete projects within 18 months from the date of award. Recipients may request an up-front payment of 75% of the total project amount, and 25% as the project is completed. (Please indicate your funding preference in the application.) 

    Eligibility

    ELIGIBLE EXPENSES INELIGIBLE EXPENSES

    Costs associated with studying, planning, promoting, or deploying electric transportation infrastructure, technology, vehicle purchase or lease and projects. Projects must benefit residential customers. Other eligible expenses include: 

    • Project management costs

    • Upfront network subscription costs

    Ongoing operations and maintenance costs, energy costs, insurance, ongoing network subscription or other software costs, private fleet costs, auxiliary equipment costs (e.g., solar systems, battery storage systems) and costs that would occur without the project (e.g., staff salaries, landscaping, information technology network enhancements).

    For more requirements, please review the funding evaluation criteria for Oregon grants.

    Requirements

    All Pacific Power customers in Oregon on a non-residential electric service schedule are eligible to apply for program funds with preference given to community-focused organizations, such as 501(c)(3) and city, county and regional governments with demonstrated need for funding; and non-profit organizations and governmental entities serving or representing traditionally underserved communities and Pacific Power residential customers. Non-residential includes multi-unit dwelling sites on a non-residential electric schedule. To be considered, applicants must:

    • Submit an application and supporting documentation to ensure project feasibility accuracy of project cost estimates.
    • Demonstrate need for project funding.
    • Participate in data sharing and program evaluation activities, such as surveys and questionnaires.

    To find out more, please review:

    Funding evaluation criteria

    Technical Requirements

    Supplemental Information

    Application and supporting documents

    Oregon Electric Mobility Grants Overview

    Oregon Electric Mobility Grants Application

    Supplemental Information

    Technical Requirements

    FAQ

    For additional assistance, please email Chris Crockett at ccrockett@nexant.com.

    Applications are no longer being accepted

    GRANT CYCLE 10: TIMELINE    
    Applications accepted
      Applications accepted starting February 4, 2021
    Application deadline   Applications due March 31, 2021
    Selection and notification   Projects notified of grant award in May 2021

    Eligibility

    ELIGIBLE EXPENSES INELIGIBLE EXPENSES
    Capital expenses directly associated with the installation of EV chargers, such as hardware and installation costs, make-ready costs and upfront software license costs. Vehicle purchase or lease, project management costs, ongoing operations and maintenance costs, energy costs, ongoing network subscription or other software costs, and site and infrastructure improvements that would occur without the installation of EVSE (e.g., landscaping, information technology network enhancements).

    For more requirements, please review the funding evaluation criteria for Washington grants.

    Requirements

    Non-residential Pacific Power customers are eligible to apply for program funds with preference given to community-focused organizations, such as 501(c)(3) and city, county and regional governments.

    To be considered, applicants must:

    • Submit a plan to ensure EVSE reliability and utilization over the life of the equipment;
    • Provide a site feasibility assessment to ensure project feasibility and accuracy of project cost estimates;
    •  Provide interval charging data and information on driver pricing structure, if applicable, to Pacific Power on a regular basis for the life of the project;
    • Install permanent, Pacific Power approved signage to increase awareness and understanding of the benefits and opportunities for transportation electrification, the electric vehicle charging grants, and other available Pacific Power transportation electrification resources;
    • Participate in program evaluation activities, such as surveys and questionnaires.

    For more requirements, please review the funding evaluation criteria for Washington grants.

    Sample application

    Applications are no longer being accepted.

    Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grant Application

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