Fresno County Incentive Project (FCIP)
Apply to receive a rebate for your next Level 2 EV charger purchase and installation project!
FCIP Update: As of April 1, 2019, only equipment that is ENERGY STAR® certified will be eligible to apply for a rebate. Existing reservations submitted prior to April 1, 2019 with equipment that is not yet ENERGY STAR® certified will still be allowed to claim their rebate.
FCIP Update: As of November 7, FCIP applicants are eligible to receive up to $4,000 per single port EV charger and up to $7,000 per dual port charger.
The Fresno County Incentive Project (FCIP) promotes easy access to zero-emission vehicle infrastructure by offering rebates for the purchase and installation of eligible Level 2 EV chargers in Fresno County. Apply for rebates of up to $4,000 for single port EV chargers and up to $7,000 for dual port EV chargers. Final rebate amounts are determined by the total eligible projects costs.
Before you apply, make sure you have the following:
- Authority to apply - Property owners or their authorized agents are eligible to apply
- Installation site address
- TIN/EIN for the recipient of the rebate check
To qualify for a rebate, applications must meet the following project requirements:
- Apply before purchasing or installing eligible EV charger(s)
- Apply prior to exhaustion of available rebate funds (Rebates are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis)
- Be site owner or have site owner authorization to install
- Be a business, non-profit organization or government entity based in California or have a California based affiliate
Installation Site must:
- Be in Fresno county
- Be a commercial, workplace, multi-unit dwelling or public facility
- Be new
- Be on the eligible equipment list OR meet the equipment eligibility criteria
Please read the FCIP Implementation Manual for a full list of project eligibility requirements.
As long as funds are available, eligible Fresno County sites can follow a simple process to apply for a FCIP rebate before starting their installation project.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Fresno County Incentive Project (FCIP) is a project funded by the California Energy Commission and implemented by the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) to promote access to electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Rebates of up to $4,000 for single port EV chargers and up to $7,000 for dual port EV chargers are available for the installation of Level 2 EV chargers at eligible sites in Fresno County.
Please contact the project implementer, Center for Sustainable Energy, at 559-825-3247 or firstname.lastname@example.org for all project inquiries.
Project staff is available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT to answer your questions, with 24-hour voicemail access. All voicemails will be returned by the next business day.
We can assist you through the application process if you don’t have access to a computer. Please call us at 559-825-3247 to begin the process.
If you do not receive an email within 15 minutes after submitting your online application or requesting a link to create/reset your password, please check your Spam / Junk / Bulk mail folder.
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Once your online application is submitted, CSE will review your application to ensure it meets all eligibility requirements. Once CSE review is complete, you will receive a Funds Reserved email confirming that rebate funds have been reserved for your application. You will have 180 calendar days from the Funds Reserved date to purchase and install your eligible equipment, and submit your installation documents.
We typically issue rebate checks within 15 calendar days of application approval contingent on available rebate funding.
Eligible applicants can receive a maximum of $1,000,000 in rebates over the lifetime of the FCIP.
Additionally, a maximum of 10 ports per site location can be rebated. Dual port chargers are counted as two ports and single port chargers are counted as one port.
The site where the new Level 2 electric vehicle charger(s) will be installed must:
- Be located at a site address in Fresno County, California.
- Not be a single-family residence. Residential single-family properties are ineligible as site locations regardless of their use as a place of business. Multifamily residences that apply for a charger to be installed at a dedicated parking space or garage are ineligible.
- Be well-lit, secure and in compliance with all federal, state and municipal laws, ordinances, rules, codes, standards and regulations.
EV chargers must meet a number of requirements for FCIP eligibility. More information on the requirements for EV chargers is available in the question above.
If the EV charger you want to install is not listed as an eligible charger, we highly recommend contacting CSE to determine eligibility at 559-825-3247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also enter the unlisted charger in the "Other" category when you apply and CSE will review the equipment details to determine eligibility.
Only projects started on or after the project start date, December 20, 2017, are rebate eligible. Only qualified projects preapproved by FCIP are rebate eligible. The goal of FCIP is to incentivize the completion of new EV charger installation projects.