Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative - How to apply
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- 4. How to apply
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- 2. Eligibility
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- 3. Before you apply
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- 9. Successful Applicants - Phase 2
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The 2020 Request for Proposals of the Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative is now open. In order to adjust to the current situation related to COVID-19, the RFP will be open for an additional 30 days. Applicants must submit a completed application by July 23, 2020 (23:59 Eastern Time). The Program is aiming to release funding decisions by October 2020.
Please note that for this RFP, priority will be given to proposals that:
- Increase the EV fast-charging infrastructure in under-served areas along Canada’s National Highway System.
- Increase the natural gas refuelling infrastructure that extends freight corridors or creates new freight corridors.
4. How to apply
Submit a single copy of the complete Application Package with all additional supporting documentation required by the Program to fully assess the project. The submission deadline is 23:59 Eastern Time, July 23, 2020.
Apply by email
The Program prefers to receive your proposal in electronic format by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Word and Excel portions of the Application must be submitted. The attestation page must be printed, signed, scanned and sent as a PDF. Additional documentation, saved as Word, Excel or PDF formats, must also accompany the application and be included as attachments to emails.
Note: the maximum size of email attachments to Natural Resources Canada is 10MB. If the submission exceeds the maximum, the applicant may forward their files in a series of emails with the same subject line. Natural Resources Canada is not responsible for the security of the files during transmission.
Having technical problems?
If you are having technical problems, please contact NRCan.TAF-TCR.RNCan@Canada.ca and provide the following information:
- first and last name
- phone number
- description of the problem or error message of the page where you are experiencing the problem
- computer operating system and version
- Adobe Reader version
- Internet browser and version
- as much information as possible about the steps you took before you experienced the problem
Apply By Mail
Natural Resources Canada
c/o Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative (EVAFIDI)
580 Booth Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0E4
Where applicants submit a copy of the required files by courier or registered mail postmarked by 23:59 Eastern Time, July 23, 2020 we request that copies of the required files on a memory stick be included in the package, clearly marked with the name of the organization and the title of the project. If you are submitting by courier, it is recommended that you inform us by e-mail prior to sending the package.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to retain proof of the time that the documentation package was sent to the Program. This may be required in the event that Natural Resources Canada does not receive the documentation package by the deadline for reasons that are beyond your control.
Important note: The submission of an application creates no obligation on the part of Natural Resources Canada to provide funding for the proposed project.
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