DEEP: EVConnecticut - Hydrogen Fueling Station Grant



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EVConnecticut's Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure Development (H2Fuels) Program is being administered jointly by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CTDEEP) and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The program will award up to $840,000 to develop and operate a retail hydrogen fueling station in the greater New Haven area.

Supporting the development of an economically viable hydrogen fueling network is critical to the market penetration of fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) throughout Connecticut and the Northeast.

Program materials will be made available below and any prospective applicant should carefully review the details of the program.

Note: Due to the competitive nature of this grant program the communication protocol specified in the request for proposal must be followed.

The H2Fuels Grant Solicitation Period Closed on May 14, 2018.


Interested in Hosting a Hydrogen Station?
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If you are interested in hosting the proposed hydrogen fueling station at your business or existing fueling station, please submit your interest.

Remember, it is necessary that the location is in the New Haven area, within 8 miles of the I-95/I-91 interchange, with easy access to the highway.

Program Documents

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Request for Proposals (pdf)

Public Notice - Grant Solicitation (pdf)

Stakeholder Questions & Responses (pdf)

NOTICE: All communications regarding this grant program must be made in writing and will be publicly posted.


Please direct any comments to:

Attn: Paul Farrell, DEEP
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106


    January 24, 2018

    Stakeholder Meeting

    February 1, 2018

    Solicitation Opens

    February 16, 2018

    Written Questions Due

    February 28, 2018

    Response to Written Questions Posted

    April 30, 2018 Extended to May 14, 2018

    Proposals Due

    May 15, 2018

    Commencement of Proposal Evaluation Process

    On or Before June 15, 2018

    Contract Negotiations

Program and Meeting Information


January 24, 2018 - Stakeholder Meeting

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DEEP held a meeting to offer stakeholders an opportunity to discuss their thoughts and suggestions regarding Connecticut's effort to grow its alternative fueling network with limited public investment in efficient and rapid development of hydrogen vehicle fueling stations. Comments were accepted through January 31, 2018.

Comments Received (pdf)

DEEP Power Point Presentation (pdf)

Attendance List (pdf)

Stakeholder Meeting Notice (pdf)


Related Links


Hydrogen Station Permitting Guidebook - Zero-Emission Vehicles in California

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This hydrogen station guidebook provides a detailed discussion of the hydrogen station permitting process and suggested best practices for local and regional governments and station developers seeking to open (or in the process of opening) a hydrogen fueling station.

The insight and tools provided in this guidebook are designed to serve as a starting point to facilitate discussions and aid in the timely completion of hydrogen fueling stations. In addition, the guidebook includes connections to a number of experts who are ready and willing to help throughout the process.

Developed by the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development.



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H2USA is a public-private partnership to promote the commercial introduction and widespread adoption of hydrogen fueled fuel cell electric vehicles across America. H2USA's mission is to address hurdles to establishing hydrogen fueling infrastructure, enabling the large scale adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles.







Content Last Updated: May 15, 2018