The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) announces the following request for proposal (RFP) through the 2020 Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project. The CFAT project is supported with federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funds provided by the NC Department of Transportation (NC DOT). The primary purpose of the CFAT project is to reduce transportation-related emissions in 24 eligible North Carolina counties.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) period has opened.  In 2020, up to $1,400,000 in federal funding is being awarded.  The deadline to apply for the second round of funding is March 13, 2020.

Projects located in the following counties are eligible for CFAT funding: Cabarrus, Catawba, *Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, *Haywood, *Iredell, Johnston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Nash, Orange, Person, Rowan, *Swain, Union, Wake, (*Represents partial counties).

Projects for electric vehicle charging stations (EVSE) will be accepted within all 100 counties.

*Available funds: $1,400,000
Maximum per project award: $400,000
Minimum per project award: $5,000
Application deadline: March 13, 2020
Project period: September 14, 2020 – September 30, 2021

Click here for the 2020 CFAT Request for Proposals
Click here for the CFAT RFP FAQs
Click here for the 2020 CFAT RFP Application
Click here to learn more about 2020 CFAT with a free webinar on Monday, January 13 (and any time after). Click here to listen to a previous CFAT webinar.
Click here to learn more about electric vehicle charging stations (EVSE)
Click here and here to learn about previous successful CFAT projects

NOTE: Applications should be emailed to Rick Sapienza.




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