Contracts for services to New Hampshire companies, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations, to install infrastructure to support electric vehicles. Applicants are advised that required approvals take at least 10 weeks to obtain. Funding is intended to support the installation of Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) and co-located Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) on key travel corridors in New Hampshire.
The State of New Hampshire is in need of publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to enable EV travel to and within New Hampshire by residents and visitors, and to encourage EV adoption in order to reduce harmful emissions. The objective is to receive qualified proposals for the installation, operation, and maintenance of EVSE along the specified corridors.Eligible Costs include:The cost of EVSE that is certified as compliant with Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) 1.6 or newer (50kW+ DCFC and co-located Level 2 chargers);A console wired into the electrical supply;Separate payment module;Necessary upgrades to electric supply;A cable and connector to plug into the EV;Cable-management strategy (e.g., coil, retractable, etc.);Mounting equipment, either a pedestal hard-wired to a permanent pole or box or hard-wired to a wall including a mounting plate;Onsite signage and pavement painting;Shipping/freight of equipment to be installed;Non-labor construction costs related to site preparation and installation;Labor costs related to the construction phase;Make-ready costs not covered by utility(ies);Planning/Permit fees;Five-year warranty and maintenance agreement for EVSE;Five-year software/network service agreement; andFive-year customer support service agreement.Eligible Project Locations can be found at https://das.nh.gov/purchasing/docs/bids/RFP%20DES%202022-06.pdf#page=14.The Scope of Work can be found at https://das.nh.gov/purchasing/docs/bids/RFP%20DES%202022-06.pdf#page=15.