EV Fast-Charging Corridor Grant Program

 

The Colorado Energy Office is currently reviewing applications for the ALT Fuels Colorado Electric Vehicle Direct Current Fast-Charging Corridors Grant Program and anticipates making an award decision this fall. This RFA directly addresses Action #1 in the Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan: Build out Colorado’s EV fast-charging infrastructure through public-private partnerships and in coordination with other programs. This competitive RFA is a solicitation for proposals for development of EV fast-charging stations along Colorado’s Tier I and Tier II transportation corridors. CEO has identified six corridors, each with 5-6 community locations, where DC fast-charging stations are to be sited as seen in the map above. Applications are no longer being accepted. Please see the application resources below for additional information.

The mandatory pre-bid meeting was held on April 19, 2018. Click here to see meeting attendees.

Click here to see responses to Round 1 questions

Click here to see responses to Round 2 questions.

Request For Application (RFA)

Supporting Materials 

Teaming Partner List

CEO has compiled a Teaming Partner List for this RFA. Teaming Partners include organizations and individuals who can offer expertise, facilities, equipment, or other complementary resources for proposed projects. The list is posted below to facilitate the formation of project collaboration. Participation is voluntary and it is an optional tool that applicants may choose to use to facilitate the formation of project teams and identify potential collaborations. Teaming Partners may include local, county, state, and federal governments, potential site hosts, EVSE manufacturers, economic development organizations, dealerships, and private companies. CEO will update the Teaming Partner List each Friday through June 8, 2018. Click here to sign up for the Teaming Partner List.

Updated 6/8/2018

Key Activities and Dates

Key activities including dates and times for this solicitation are presented below.

Activity Action Date
RFA Release April 10, 2018
Mandatory RFA Webinar/Pre-Bid Meeting April 19, 2018 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm MT
Deadline for Written Questions (Round 1) April 27, 2018 – 5:00pm MT
Response to Round 1 Questions Posted May 9, 2018 
Deadline for Written Questions (Round 2) May 18, 2018 – 5:00pm MT
Response to Round 2 Questions Posted May 25, 2018
Deadline to submit Applications June 29, 2018 – 5:00pm MT
Anticipated Notice of Award Decisions November 2018
   

Questions shall be submitted to ceo_evcorridors@state.co.us by the dates indicated above.

Responses to questions and other updates will be posted to CEO’s website at www.colorado.gov/energy. Applicants are responsible for checking this website for updates about the RFA.