Where are the Public Chargers?Challenges: Pasadena has a $3+ million structural deficit. Wind storm left another $19 million is damages. BUT… There is a plan…
Grants Grant from METRO obtained several years ago, will fund public chargers. SoCal EV grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) will help fund chargers in Pasadena and throughout the region. Additional funding coming.
California PEV Collaborative The California PEV Collaborative received a $1 million Grant from DOE for Statewide Planning. Locally the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) received a $200,000 Infrastructure Planning Grant from the CEC.
California PEV Collaborative1. Streamline construction permitting and inspection processes.2. Implement training and education programs.3. Update building codes.4. Update zoning and parking rules.5. Create and implement a plan for effective marketing, outreach.
California PEV Collaborative6. Public charging station site selection (regional planning).7. Work with local employers to encourage workplace charging.8. Work with utilities to manage grid impacts.9. Addressing Multi-unit Dwelling (MUDs).
California PEV Collaborative10. Purchase PEVs for local government fleets.11. Create new incentives and expanded outreach efforts.12. Encourage Renewable Energy.13. Establish a formal Regional Coordination Council to follow- through on initiatives
And Just Last Week… Governor Brown Announces $120 Million Settlement with NRG Energy Inc. that will fund the construction of a statewide network of charging to Fund Electric Car Charging Stations Across California to Help Bring 1.5 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles Onto California’s Roads by 2016.