DC Fast Charging Infrastructure Program - Existing Sites
DAQ announced the grant awardees on Oct. 25, 2022. The 13 projects to public and private organizations will upgrade existing DC Fast charging sites across the state. These projects will add five new ports and replace 11 others that are obsolete or non-functioning.
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.
Eligible Action Category
Program Funding Amount
DC Fast Program - Existing Sites
Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment
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|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|
|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 - August 2022|
|Phase 2 project selections||September 2022|
|Grant awards announced||October 25, 2022|
Organizations that own or operate a DC Fast charging site in an eligible location submitted proposal applications for the DC Fast ZEV Charging Program. Eligible applicants included:
- 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.
A sample application from data entered into the DAQ Grants Management System and Vehicle spreadsheet are provided below.
NC Phase 2 DC Fast Program Existing Site Upgrades
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).