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RFP for Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund

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RFx ID : 18910117
Tender Name : RFP for Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund
Reference # : Round 3
Open Date : Monday, 14 August 2017 10:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Wednesday, 27 September 2017 8:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit :
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • 78000000 - Transportation and Storage and Mail Services
  • 80000000 - Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
  • 81000000 - Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
  • 83000000 - Public Utilities and Public Sector Related Services
  • 95000000 - Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Jörn Scherzer
levfund@eeca.govt.nz
04 495 8267
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : n/a
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

The purpose of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (the Fund, or LEVCF) is to encourage innovation and investment that will accelerate the uptake of electric and other low-emission vehicles (LEV) in New Zealand that might not otherwise occur.

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is seeking Proposals to deliver projects that will lead to this outcome by contributing to at least one of the following objectives:
• Increasing the variety and supply of LEVs available.
• Improving the availability of servicing or charging infrastructure in areas where demand is uneconomic or not fully developed.
• Increasing demand for LEVs.
• Developing innovative products or systems to take advantage of growing electric vehicle use.

The Fund will offer up to 50% funding towards suitable projects that lead to the achievement of these objectives.

For this round the fund will provide up to $3 million to co-fund projects with private and public sector partners. It is anticipated the next round of the Fund will open in the first half of 2018.

Proposals must be submitted by email to EECA at the following address: levfund@eeca.govt.nz

Proposals sent by post or fax, or hard copy delivered to our office, or submitted directly through GETS, will not be accepted.