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Level 2 Charging Equipment for Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicles

Projects to Purchase and Install Level 2 Charging Stations

A Program of the Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (TxVEMP)

No Longer Accepting Applications

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

Program Information

Program Information

Contact Information

Sandra Hernandez
800-919-TERP (8377)

VWsettle@tceq.texas.gov

How to Apply

Review the following documents before completing and submitting an application:

The following addendums serve to amend the application and application instructions:

Eligible Applicants

The applicant must be the entity that will purchase and own the grant-funded equipment for the life of the grant. Entities leasing equipment or acting as a third party to purchase the equipment and then transfer ownership of the equipment to another entity are not eligible to apply for a grant.

Level 2 charging equipment must:
  • offer Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Combined Charging System charging protocol connectors (SAE J1772 Connector)
  • include a dual mount pedestal or dual port wall mount that is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) recommended charge connect height of less than 48” and greater than 24”
  • utilize open source software where payment is required
Eligible Locations

Funding is available statewide for new Level 2 light-duty zero emission vehicle supply equipment (charging equipment) installed:

  • in a public place, workplace, or multi-unit dwelling (i.e., not located at a private residential dwelling that is not a multi-unit dwelling) in Texas
  • at a location without existing light-duty ZEV charging equipment, or to expand the number of vehicles that may be serviced at an existing site. Funding is not available to replace existing equipment with newer equipment
Activity Life and Usage Commitment

The applicant must commit to maintaining the grant-funded charging equipment and ensure its operation in accordance with the LEVL2 Terms and Conditions for a period of at least 5 years from the final date of reimbursement.

Grant recipients will be eligible for a reimbursement of up to $2,500 per activity (charging unit installed). Grant amounts may not exceed the following percentages of eligible costs:

  • electric chargers available to the public: 70%
  • electric chargers available at a workplace or multi-unit dwelling: 60%

Download and complete the project application and W-9 form:

The TCEQ requires applicants to complete the W-9 to certify their Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). The W-9 Form must be submitted with the Application Forms.

The TCEQ is committed to accessibility. If you would like to request a more accessible version of the project application, please contact the TERP program at 800-919-TERP (8377).

The following items must be completed in full to be considered for eligibility:

  • Project Application
  • W-9

Applications may be submitted via email at VWsettle@tceq.texas.gov or by mail to one of the addresses below:

Regular Post Delivery:
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Air Grants Division
TxVEMP, MC-204
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087

Express Delivery:
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Air Grants Division
TxVEMP, MC-204
12100 Park 35 Circle
Building F, 1st Floor, Room 1301
Austin, TX 78753

Questions on obtaining the RFGA, determining the eligibility of a project, or completing and submitting an application?
Contact TxVEMP staff at VWsettle@tceq.texas.gov to discuss.