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Electric Transportation and Charging Programs

Partner with us to: install Level 2 or direct current fast charging (“DCFC”) stations; take advantage of a distribution demand discount for publicly-accessible DCFC stations; or participate in a fleet electrification study.

The Programs

We can help you save money by defraying the cost to install the charging stations, funding 100% of the electrical infrastructure for approved projects and rebates for some charging station equipment installations. 

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Install Lever 2 or DCFC Charging Stations

By providing charging stations, you will be positioned at the top of the pack, as a leader committed to both environmental sustainability and your customers, employees and tenants.

Charging Station
  • We help you with costs by funding, for approved projects, up to 100 percent of the electrical infrastructure and charging station equipment costs.
  • We help you select charging station equipment by providing a list of qualified Level 2 and DCFC charging station equipment for you to choose from
  • We help you distinguish your company as an environmental sustainability leader in your community, with customers, and with your employees and tenants.
  • We help you support Rhode Island clean air goals.

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Contact us to discuss this service to support electrification of customer fleets. This offering is limited to a total of approximately 12 fleet operators in Rhode Island, including corporate light-duty, government light/medium/heavy-duty, public transit, and municipal school buses.

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Data as of 5/5/2022

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Level 2 EV Charging Station Program Segments and Availability as of 5/5/2022

Sector Ports Goal Submitted Approved Activated Percent to Goal
Corporate light-duty fleet 20 - - - 0%
Government light-duty fleet 20 8 6 70%
Public transit stations 46 - 4 22 57%
Environmental Justice 28 - 14 14 100%
MUD 28 - 8 20 100%
Workplaces 110 16 28 66 100%
Total L2 Ports 252 22 54 128 81%

DCFC EV charging Station Program Segments and Availability as of 5/5/2022

Sector Ports Goal Submitted Approved Activated Percent to Goal
Municipal school buses 1 - - - 0%
Other heavy-duty (port, airport) 2 1 - - 50%
Rideshare company charging hub 2 1 - - 50%
Public transit buses 5 5 - - 100%
Public DCFC 7 - 8 - 114%
Total DCFC Ports 17 7 8 0 88%

National Grid is committed to helping Rhode Island meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals and providing healthier modes of transportation. Electrifying school buses can contribute to reaching these goals.Compared to diesel buses, electric buses have approximately 3X fewer emissions and have lower operating and maintenance costs. National Grid's Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program can help by funding by funding 100% of electric infrastructure and installation costs + 75% of the charging station equipment costs for electric bus charging stations. 

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Now accepting proposals from vendors experienced with charging station assessments and installations.

Experienced vendors should submit information on three to five charging station projects including references.  Or contact us  for more information.