Fresno County Incentive Project (FCIP)

Apply to receive a rebate for your next Level 2 EV charger purchase and installation project!

Level 2 Chargers
Fresno County
Up to $7,000

FCIP Update: As of May 17, FCIP applicants are eligible to receive up to $4,000 per single port EV charger and up to $7,000 per dual port charger.

Available Funding

Fresno County Incentive Project Funds

Overview

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. 

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for a rebate, applications must meet the following project requirements:

  1. Apply before purchasing or installing eligible EV charger(s)
  2. Apply prior to exhaustion of available rebate funds (Rebates are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis)

Applicant must:

  • 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

Equipment must:

Please read the FCIP Implementation Manual for a full list of project eligibility requirements.

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Application Process

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.

be eligible
1. Be an eligible applicant with a qualified installation site.
apply online
2. Apply online prior to purchasing and installing the EV charger(s).
review application
3. We review your application and confirm eligibility.
reserve funds
4. Rebate funds are reserved. You have 180 days to complete your project.
submit documents
5. Submit your installation documents online for CSE review and processing.
receive rebate
6. Application approved! Receive your FCIP rebate check in the mail within 15 days.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

General

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 fresno-calevip@energycenter.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.

Application Process

Follow the process on the next page to apply for a rebate.

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.

Make sure that fresno-calevip@energycenter.org is on your email safe senders list so you can receive our emails. To find out how to do this, reference the question below.

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Required supporting documentation is based on whether you are applying as a site owner or a non-site owner.

Easy Online Upload:

  1. Log in with your email and password.
  2. Upload and submit your supporting documents online.

Mail:

We recommend uploading your documentation if possible.

Please mail your supporting documentation to:

Center for Sustainable Energy
Fresno County Incentive Project
9325 Sky Park Ct. Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123

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.

Eligibility

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.

Eligible applicants must meet all requirements listed on the next page.

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.
The EV charger(s) must meet all requirements listed on the next page.

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 fresno-calevip@energycenter.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.

Applicants must apply before rebate funds are exhausted and can track available rebate funding in near real time on the FCIP Available Funding chart.

Fresno County Incentive Project (FCIP)