Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Grants

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The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) allocates a portion of its designated funds from the Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust for the deployment of public Level 1, Level 2, and direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations through the Diesel Emissions Mitigation Program (Program). The Program provides funding in the following amounts:

Applicant Type Funding Amount
Municipalities, state agencies, and other public entities Up to 65% of the cost to purchase, install, and maintain EV charging stations for public, government fleet, or government employee use
Non-government entities Up to 60% of the cost to purchase, install, and maintain publicly available EV charging stations

Priority will be given to projects located in environmental justice communities. For more information, including additional eligibility requirements, see the DEEP VW Grant Information website.