(July 29, 2020) — The Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, programs of the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), have issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to support the deployment of new alternative fueling vehicles and/or refueling stations for fleet-based deployments; and/or to build additional capacity into existing fleets alternative fueling infrastructure.
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The goal of Metropolitan Energy Center is to increase the use and acceptance of clean alternatives to gasoline and diesel, to leverage business and community relationships to make such investments possible, and to provide shared fueling arrangements as applicable to a specific fueling site or sites. 

MEC has allocated a maximum $1,014,377 in federal funding to support a minimum total project cost of $2,254,170. MEC anticipates making up to 4 awards.

A grant from the US Department of Energy will provide up to 45% of funding for the purchase of propane autogas vehicles, and/or station equipment and installation costs by the successful applicant.

The deadline for submitting proposals to the Metropolitan Energy Center has been extended until August 14, 2020, at 2:00pm CST.

For more information, viist https://metroenergy.org/resources/funding-opportunities/rfp-afv17/