The California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a three-year $1.4 billion plan for zero-emission transportation infrastructure and manufacturing to help the Golden State achieve its 2025 electric vehicle charging and hydrogen refueling goals.
Focusing on ZEV infrastructure build-out, the plan allocates nearly 80% of available funding to charging stations or hydrogen refueling. Investments are allocated at the beginning of the process, to help “ensure the public adoption of ZEVs is not stymied by lack of infrastructure.”
In-state ZEV manufacturing, workforce training and development, as well as near- and zero-emission fuel production, are also supported by the plan. CEC says the funds will be distributed to projects through a mix of competitive funding solicitations and direct funding agreements.
Read the article at InsideEVs.