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Coulomb Technologies, Inc. Grant For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Coulomb Technologies is establishing more than 1,300 networked electric vehicle charging stations in the San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles areas, and helping to foster the growing electric vehicle market in California.

The project will install charging stations for public and fleet use, and for private consumers who buy electric vehicles. The system will collect data on driver behavior and usage patterns, evaluate the system’s overall impacts on the local grid, and assist in the planning of future infrastructure installations.

Grant Amount

$3,417,000 from the Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Transportation Program.

Match Funding

$3,712,000 of match.

Project Benefits

Successful completion of this project will displace approximately 500,000 gallons of gasoline a year and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2,500 tons per year. The project will bring economic benefits to the State by creating installation, maintenance, and manufacturing jobs in California.

Grant Agreement Number: ARV-09-007

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