Dominion Energy Virginia Approved for $20.8 Million for Several EV Pilot Programs

On March 26, 2020, the State Corporation Commission of Virginia approved all EV-related components of Dominion Energy Virginia's Grid Transformation Plan 1B. The $20.8 million in approved investment includes rebates for make-ready charging infrastructure, rebates for smart charging equipment that enables managed charging, and utility-owned charging infrastructure at strategic locations. Approvals include almost $8 [...]

By |2020-04-27T13:59:44-04:00April 3rd, 2020|

Proterra Wins Statewide Contract in Virginia

On June 28th, 2019, Proterra was awarded a statewide contract by the Virginia Department of General Services to provide electric buses to transit agencies, universities, and institutions across the state. These stakeholders can now purchase electric buses directly through the pre-established contract. The contract is designed to allow transit agencies in other states to [...]

By |2019-07-12T13:49:25-04:00July 12th, 2019|

Virginia becomes first state to award VW Settlement funds

On Thursday, August 9th, the State of Virginia became the first state to commit funds from the VW settlement. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a Notice of Intent to Award a contract to EVgo Services, LLC, to develop a statewide public electric vehicle charging network. EVgo will use two Virginia-based contractors to help [...]

By |2018-12-21T17:07:56-05:00August 12th, 2018|

Virginia DEQ Issues RFP for EV Charging using VW Trust Funds

On October 4th, DEQ issued a request for proposals (RFP) from qualified sources to provide turnkey services for establishing a “Statewide Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station Network." With this release, Virginia has become the first state (that we know of) to an issue an RFP for using funds from the VW Environmental Mitigation Trust. [...]

By |2017-11-07T21:01:00-05:00October 5th, 2017|

Virginia RFI now due 5/31

DEQ is issuing an addendum to the below referenced RFI for the purpose of modifying the information requested for light duty (LD) zero emission vehicle (ZEV) supply equipment projects and extending the deadline for submitting responses. There are no other changes to the RFI. Read the addendum:

By |2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00May 18th, 2017|

RFI for Virginia due by May 18th

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking early input from governmental and non-governmental entities on the type and scope of projects that they may later submit to compete for VW EMT funds, funding and project evaluation priorities, and methods DEQ could employ to increase participation in future requests [...]

By |2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00April 13th, 2017|