Paso Robles Daily News
Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) today announced the upcoming availability of $12 million in funding for DC fast chargers and Level 2 EV charging stations through the California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project’s (CALeVIP’s) South Central Coast Incentive Project (SCCIP) which promotes easy access to zero-emission vehicle infrastructure. SCCIP roughly estimates to fund more than 1,000 chargers.
CALeVIP is a first-come, first-served program providing qualified rebates for the purchase and installation of charging stations with an emphasis on, and extra funding for disadvantaged communities. Applicants are eligible for up to $80,000 per DC fast charger and up to $6,000 per Level 2 charging station at an array of location types, from gas stations and grocery stores to workplaces and multi-unit dwellings. SCCIP is implemented by the Center for Sustainable Energy for the California Energy Commission and is presented in partnership with Central Coast Community Energy, Clean Power Alliance, SLO County Air Pollution Control District, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, San Luis Obispo Council of Governments and Ventura County Air Pollution Control District.
“Central Coast Community Energy is proud to partner with CALeVIP a second time to ensure our entire Central Coast service area receives the public EV (electric vehicle) charging stations needed to accelerate EV adoption and broaden charger accessibility. CCCE along with CALeVIP and the valued partners of the South Central Coast Incentive Project together have made $19 million in funding available for chargers and installation right here in our service area,” shares Central Coast Community Energy CEO, Tom Habashi