Smart Charging Trials Fund

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Funding round now open for electric vehicle smart charging trials

The South Australian Government is investing $18.3 million in the delivery of its Electric Vehicle Action Plan, including $3.6 million for Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Trials.

Proposals are sought that can demonstrate, integrate and bring forward smart charging solutions that will benefit of all South Australians by contributing to the reliability, security and affordability of our clean energy system.

Successful proposals will address integration risks and service gaps to enable households and businesses to harness South Australia’s abundant renewable electricity supply, while also accelerating electric vehicle uptake.

Proposals are sought in the following priority areas:

  • Virtual Power Plant integration
  • Apartment living, including shared electric vehicles
  • Adelaide CBD off-street car parks
  • Hotel, motel and holiday parks electric vehicle charging
  • Commercial; and
  • Public charging time-of-use pricing.
  • How to submit a proposal
    Download and follow instructions in the Funding Guidelines.
    Deadline: 12:00 pm (ACDT) on Monday 15 February 2021.
    For further information, please contact