The Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative offers repayable contributions to support the construction of an electric vehicle (EV) fast charging, coast-to-coast, network. The funding also supports natural gas infrastructure along key freight corridors and hydrogen infrastructure in metropolitan centres.

Eligibility

  • Projects must be located in Canada.

Individuals and legal entities validly incorporated or registered in Canada including not-for-profit and for-profit organizations such as:

  • Electricity or gas utilities
  • Companies
  • Industry associations
  • Research associations
  • Standards organizations
  • Indigenous and community groups
  • Academic institutions
  • Provincial, territorial, regional or municipal governments or their departments or agencies where applicable

International legal entities validly incorporated or registered abroad including for-profit and not-for- profit organizations such as:

  • Companies
  • Industry associations
  • Research associations
  • Standards organizations
  • Academic institutions

Funding

NRCan’s repayable contribution through this Program will be limited to a maximum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) per project.

For EV fast chargers, the Program will pay up to 50% of the total project costs to a maximum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) per charging unit.

For natural gas and hydrogen refuelling station, the Program will pay up to 50% of the total project costs to a maximum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per fuelling station.

Helpful Links

Full details regarding the Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative.

Deadlines

Full Application:

Internal Deadline for Review Please contact your Research Facilitator.
cuResearch Checklist Deadline March 15, 2018
Full application submission to sponsor March 22, 2018 23:59 EST

Submitting Your Application

  • Applications must be submitted via cuResearch, through which Departmental and Associate Dean’s approval must be provided to complete the online application process.
  • More information on cuResearch can be found here.

Internal Contacts

If you would like assistance with proposal development and/or a substantive review of your proposal, please contact the appropriate Research Facilitator.