HVIP’s Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Requirement
What is HVIP’s Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) requirement?
Per the FY22-23 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives, V2G functionality, or bi-directional charging, will be required on all HVIP battery-electric school bus vehicle eligibility applications submitted to the California Air Resources Board on or after January 1, 2024. Applications are found in the Manufacturer Resources section at californiahvip.org/sellers. Specifically, all new battery-electric school buses must comply with ISO 15118-20 Road Vehicles, vehicle to grid communication interface, Part 20: 2nd generation network layer and application layer requirements. OEMs must self-certify as to this capability on their school bus vehicle eligibility applications. The V2G requirement was initially introduced to the HVIP Vehicle Catalog as a requirement for the Public School Bus Set-Aside in 2022.
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