Infrastructure

Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) Grant Program - CA Natural Resources Agency

Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) Program, as provided by California Streets and Highways Code Section 164.56 (Article XIX, Section 1, of the State Constitution), authorizes the legislature to allocate up to $7 million each fiscal year from the Highway Users Tax Account (Motor Vehicle Revenues, Section 2100).

EEM projects must contribute to mitigation of the environmental effects of transportation facilities.

EEM Project Categories

Eligible EEM projects must fit one of the following categories:

Electric Vehicle DC Fast Charging Station - SMUD - Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Installing charging stations on your property can provide a valuable amenity for attracting and retaining new customers or employees who are current electric vehicle owners or those who may be considering purchasing an electric vehicle. This not only benefits your customers and employees but also helps demonstrate your environmental leadership.

SMUD can help you provide this valuable amenity by offering an incentive of up to $100,000 for each DC fast charger project. Incentives are available for up to 6 projects in 2017.

Multifamily Charger Incentive for EV charging - SMUD - Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Installing charging stations on your property can provide a valuable amenity for attracting and retaining tenants who are current electric vehicle owners or those who may be considering purchasing an electric vehicle. This not only benefits your tenants but also helps demonstrate your environmental leadership.

SMUD can help you provide this convenience to your tenants by offering a $1,500 incentive for each Level 2 (208/240V) hardwired wall or pedestal mounted electric vehicle charger port on your property. Up to 20 electric vehicle charger incentives are available per property.

Workplace Charger Incentive - EV Charging - SMUD - Sacramento Municipal Utility District rebate

Charging stations at workplaces, where cars spend much of their time, is a benefit that can help meet the needs of your employees who own or are considering an electric vehicle. Installing charging stations at your workplace not only benefits your employees but also helps demonstrate your environmental leadership.

Charge UP! Electric Vehicle Charger Incentive Program - San Joaquin Valley (SJV)

The Charge Up! Program provides incentives for the purchase of new, publically accessible, eligible Level 2 EV chargers. Publically accessible EV chargers must be available and opened to the public for a minimum of 30 hours per week during hours that would be reasonably used by the public. These chargers must be available for public use during times in which public parking is allowed at the site of the EV chargers.

Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program

The Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program was created to support the California Department of Transportation’s (Caltrans) current Mission: Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability. Current significant efforts were also considered during grant program development, such as: -California Transportation Infrastructure Priorities Vision and Core Concepts; -State Smart Transportation Initiative Assessment and Recommendations; -Caltrans Program Review Major Actions;

The Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program (EEM)

The EEM offers $7 million each fiscal year for grants to state, local, federal and nonprofit organizations. Eligible projects must be directly or indirectly related to the environmental impact of the modification of an existing transportation facility or construction of a new transportation facility (CA Constitution, Art.XIX, Sec.1). The EEM Program encourages projects that produce multiple benefits which reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase water use efficiency, reduce risks from climate change impacts, and demonstrate collaboration with local, state and community entities.

California Lending for Energy and Environmental Needs (CLEEN) Center through IBank

The CLEEN Center provides direct public financing to Municipalities, Universities, Schools and Hospitals (MUSH) to help meet the State's goals for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, water conservation and environmental conservation. Financing can be funded via a combination of a direct loan from IBank or public market tax-exempt bonds in amounts from $50 thousand to $30 million (or higher with board approval).
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