Eligible Idaho Power business customers may apply for funding to install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE charging stations) for electric passenger vehicles, forklifts or other transportation technology. Funding levels are as follows:
EVSE for Passenger Vehicles
Fifty percent of project costs up to $7,500 per site for Level 1 and 2 charging for passenger vehicles. Limit $15,000 per customer. Incentives received under past Idaho Power workplace charging programs count toward the total site and company limits for passenger vehicles.
EVSE for Forklifts
Fifty percent of project costs up to $7,500. Limit $7,500 per customer.
EVSE for other Transportation Electrification Technologies
Up to $20,000 per site for EVSE to support other technologies including DC fast charging and EVSE for buses, refrigerated trucking, sanitation trucks, and airport supply equipment. Award amount depends on total project costs, type of project, location, energy use and profile, and promotional opportunity. Vehicle purchase or vehicle retrofit costs are not eligible. Limit $20,000 per customer.
All funding has been reserved for this category.
State Funding Available to Go Electric
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) is accepting applications for the Volkswagen Settlement Fund Vehicle Replacement Program to replace older, higher-emissions diesel vehicles with new, cleaner diesel, electric or alternative-fuel vehicles.
This competitive application program will provide reimbursement for a percentage of the cost of eligible vehicle replacements. Vehicle types include buses, freight trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles, as well as forklifts and airport supply equipment. Eligible applicants include both government and non-government fleet owners.
Applications for the second round of funding are due May 1, 2020. Learn more about the Vehicle Replacement Program.