Funding Type
Block Grant (Incentive Project, Rebates)
Project Status
Fuels and Transportation
Clean Transportation Program
Release Date
Submission Deadline
Important: This block grant project is being implemented by an outside entity for the Energy Commission. Please use the link below to submit an application.


EnergIIZE (Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission) Commercial Vehicles is the nation’s first commercial vehicle fleet infrastructure incentive project. Funded by the California Energy Commission’s Clean Transportation Program and implemented by CALSTART, EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles provides incentives for zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure equipment for medium- and heavy-duty (MDHD) battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles operated and domiciled in California.

Why Transit?
California legislation aims to pair zero-emission vehicle (HVIP) incentives with infrastructure (EnergIIZE) project incentives. Funding was set aside specifically for transit and supports CARB’s Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation, which sets a goal for public transit agencies to “gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040.”

Eligible Applicants:
Agencies compliant with the CARB Innovative Clean Transit program, as well as California Native American Tribes, California Tribal Organizations, or non-governmental organizations serving tribal entities.

Additional Information

  • Incentive Amount Available: $11.4 million
  • External website name and link, contact information, and any additional information needed.  See below:

EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles for project guidelines and eligibility.
Submit Application via the EnergIIZE Incentive Processing Center.

CALSTART - EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles


EnergIIZE Funding Lanes

EV Fast Track Funding Lane (First-Come, First-Served): EV commercial fleet users that have a vehicle purchase order and/or own MD/HD battery-electric vehicles may be eligible under this lane.

EV Jump Start Funding Lane (Competitive): EV fleet users that are located in a disadvantaged or low-income community, and meet other equity criteria may be eligible under this lane.

EV Public Charging Funding Lane (Competitive): Applicants interested in deploying publicly accessible charging infrastructure for electric commercial MD/ HD vehicles may be eligible under this lane.

Hydrogen Refueling Funding Lane (Competitive): Commercial fleet users or station owners seeking to deploy hydrogen refueling infrastructure for MD/HD vehicles may be eligible under this lane.

Solicitation Contact

Refer to project implementer's external website