DC Fast Existing Sites DC Fast Charging Infrastructure Program - Existing Sites DEQ began accepting applications for the Phase 2 DC Fast Program - Existing Sites on April 11, 2022. In Phase 2 of the program, $1.6 million in Volkswagen funds are allocated to the DC Fast Program - Existing Sites. This program is designed to replace obsolete DC Fast chargers and expand current DC Fast charging site in the state's ZEV fast charging infrastructure network. All applications must be submitted on the DAQ Grant Management System (GMS) website, at https://www.ebs.nc.gov/irj/portal, no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 11, 2022. NC VW Phase 2 DC Fast Charging Infrastructure Program Summary Program Eligible Action Category Program Funding Amount DC Fast Program - Existing Sites Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment $1,642,927 Total $1,642,927 To be notified for future Phase 2 announcements, please send an email with "Subscribe" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Funding Levels - DC Fast Program - Existing Sites Charging Capacity Existing or Replacement DC Fast (per port) Maximum Number of Ports Funded per Application Government Owned Property Non-Government Owned Property 50kW to 60kW $45,000 $36,000 4 61kW to 75kW $57,500 $46,000 4 76kW to 120kW $75,000 $60,000 2 121kW and over $110,000 $88,000 2 Timeline Activity Date Release of RFP April 11, 2022 Application open in DAQ Grants Management System April 11, 2022 Webinar for new DAQ Grants Management System Users April 18, 2022 First Program RFP information session April 25, 2022 Information sessions will be online and registration is required. Dates and times will be posted on our website, https://deq.nc.gov/VWsettlement. Proposal application must be submitted in DAQ Grants Management System July 11, 2022 Proposal application evaluations July - September 2022 Phase 2 project selections October 2022 Grant awards announced October 2022 Eligibility Organizations that own or operate a DC Fast charging site in an eligible location may submit proposal applications for DC Fast ZEV Charging Program. Eligible applicants include: Incorporated nonprofits Public school districts Municipal governments and municipal authorities NC State government agencies NC Tribal government agencies Metropolitan or rural planning organizations located in North Carolina Businesses – corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, limited liability companies, business trusts or other legal business entities incorporated in or registered with the NC Department of the Secretary of State Air quality or transportation organizations Federal government agencies located in North Carolina For full details, read the Request for Proposal. DAQ Grants Management System Webinar A webinar on how to request access the the DAQ Grants Management System was held on April 18, 2022, for applicants who do not have access to the system. During this webinar, staff discussed the documents required to request access to the DAQ Grants Management System, how to use the built in tutorials once access is granted and how to submit an application. A recording of this webinar can be found on the Grants Management System webpage under Grants Management System Webinars section. DC Fast Program - Existing Sites Applicant Webinar A webinar on the DC Fast Program - Existing Sites Request for Proposals was held on April 25, 2022, for interested stakeholders and applicants. During this webinar, staff discussed the RFP and the requirements, answered questions regarding the DC Fast Program - Existing Sites Request for Proposals and the application. A recording of this webinar can be found in the Documents and Workshops section of this page. Note for new users requesting access to the DAQ Grants Management System. You must complete the online Enterprise Business Services External Request Application and then email a completed State of North Carolina Substitute W-9 Form to svc.NCVWApplication@ncdenr.gov. You will not have access to the Grants Management system until your request has been processed and you receive a “Welcome to Enterprise Business System (EBS) Portal” email. Prior to using the Grant Management System, applicants must obtain an NCID then complete and submit the online Enterprise Business Services External Request Application. Applicants must also complete the State of North Carolina Substitute W-9 Form and email the form to svc.NCVWApplication@ncdenr.gov to get registered in the system. Once registered and logged into the GMS, you will have access to tutorials on how to use the system, submitting applications and submitting claims. If you have previously submitted an Access Authorization Form for the NCDAQ Grant Management System and received a “Welcome to Enterprise Business System (EBS) Portal” email, you do not need to resubmit this form. NCDEQ will only accept applications submitted through the NCDAQ Grant Management System website, at: https://www.ebs.nc.gov/irj/portal beginning April 11, 2022. All applications must be submitted on the DAQ Grant Management System (GMS) website no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 11, 2022. NOTE: The Program ID in the DAQ Grants Management System for the DC Fast Program - Existing Sites is NCDEQDAQ0011. Documents and Workshops Application Before you submit your application, check your eligibility in the RFP. Download Required Attachments Checklist This checklist includes all the required attachments for applications. Helpful Documents Application Checklist Additional Resources Send Questions to DAQ VW Grants Request for Proposal Read the RFP and check your project eligibility before applying. Register for an NCID Sample Documents A sample application from data entered into the DAQ Grants Management System and Vehicle spreadsheet are provided below. Example DC Fast Application DC Fast Existing Sites Program Webinar NC Phase 2 DC Fast Program Existing Site Upgrades April 25, 2022 View the recording of the DC Fast Existing Sites Program webinar held on April 25, 2022. Download the DC Fast Existing Sites Program presentation (.ppt).