For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Media Contact: Dana Munyon, Dana.Munyon@state.sd.us
DANR Accepting Applications for the Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program
PIERRE, S.D. –The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) is accepting applications for round three of the Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program. The goal of the program is to improve and protect ambient air quality across South Dakota.
The application deadline is February 16, 2024.
Applicants may be reimbursed up to 80 percent for light-duty electric charging stations installed in South Dakota. Stations must be available to the public 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Eligible participants include federal, state, or local governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.
Approximately $1.2 million is available for the Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program. The charging station program is part of the Volkswagen Settlement – South Dakota Mitigation Trust fund authorized by the legislature in 2019.
Information about the first two rounds of funding is available here.
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