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Charge Up Michigan Grant Program

November 22, 2021

The Charge Up Michigan Program is an EV Charger Placement project  that aims to build the infrastructure for DC fast charging stations in the state of Michigan to ensure feasibility of all long distance trips for electric vehicle (EV) users, within the state, and also to neighboring states and Canada. To achieve this, the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and partners (electric utilities and applicant) will provide funding for qualified DCFC EV charging equipment, site preparation, equipment installation, networking fees and signage.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Any public or private organization located in Michigan, or those outside of Michigan that have demonstrated significant experience installing and maintaining electric vehicle charging stations and have a significant presence in Michigan, and are enrolled in a Utility EV program, are eligible to apply for this grant.

Eligible Site locations

FUNDING AMOUNT

The grant amount will be the lesser of 33.3 percent of the total cost or a direct match of the amount the electric utility is paying, up to $70,000, and can only be used for eligible EV charging equipment. 

NOTE – This is a reimbursement program.

PROGRAM PRIORITIES

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

Approved applicants will be sent an EGLE grant agreement that contains reporting requirements

TIMELINE

EGLE will accept and process applications on a first come, first serve basis until funding is exhausted.

Answers to questions will be posted to this website periodically. All questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Jessie Crawford at crawfordj15@michigan.gov.

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