Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has recently set its Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) that funds up to 50% of EV charging project costs for Spring 2024.
Funding Program Details
NRCan Stream (Larger Projects)
Originally planned for early 2023, the program intake window was previously postponed to Fall 2023 and has now been postponed until next year. This gives buildings and property management plenty of time to prepare for and work with their existing and prospective EV drivers to plan for short term and long term charging needs.
The ZEVIP funding program funding is based on charger quantity and level of charging according to the table below:
Type of infrastructure
Maximum funding for Indigenous businesses and communities
Level 2 (208/240 V) connector
3.3 kW to 19.2 kW
Up to 50% of total project costs, to a maximum of $5,000 per connector*
Up to 75% of total project costs, to a maximum of $7,500 per connector*
20 kW to 49 kW
Up to 50% of total project costs, to a maximum of $15,000 per charger
Up to 75% of total project costs, to a maximum of $22,500 per charger
50 kW to 99 kW
Up to 50% of total project costs, to a maximum of $50,000 per charger
Up to 75% of total project costs, to a maximum of $75,000 per charger
100 kW to 199 kW
Up to 50% of total project costs, to a maximum of $75,000 per charger
Up to 75% of total project costs, to a maximum of $112,500 per charger
200 kW and above
Up to 50% of total project costs, to a maximum of $100,000 per charger
Up to 75% of total project costs, to a maximum of $150,000 per charger
This stream of the funding program is for projects that include:
A minimum of one (1) charger of 200 kW and above; or
A minimum of two (2) fast chargers of 50 kW and above; or
A minimum of twenty (20) chargers of all charging levels.
Delivery Organization Stream (Smaller Projects)
Although the NRCan Stream has been delayed, the Delivery Organization Stream has a continuous intake (dependent on funding availability) for projects that are smaller than the requirements of the NRCan stream.
How We Can Help
If you are considering EV charging for your building, talk to us to find out how many chargers your building can take, how to increase the number of chargers if needed, and if your project qualifies for ZEVIP funding.
Mann Energy Solutions (MES) is a professional consulting engineering company that specializes in electrical and energy solutions, including engineering and implementation. Our experienced engineers can help work with your building’s unique profile to identify spare electrical capacity, energy saving opportunities, and design the best system for you. We have extensive experience with energy retrofits that make the most of your existing electrical capacity by optimizing building processes and equipment such as lighting, mechanical systems, electrical loads, and building envelope to reduce your energy use. Our firm has hundreds of installed electrical and power projects and we have been in business since 1983. Some of our services include:
Free site walk-through by our experienced engineers and technicians to provide an initial site assessment
Engineering feasibility studies
Incentive study and application
Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) for a turnkey project
For more information or a complimentary assessment contact us through the main site, email@example.com, or call (905) 597-5855.