Volvo Electrified Corridor for Medium and Heavy-Duty Battery Electric Vehicles


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Volvo Electrified Corridor for Medium and Heavy-Duty Battery Electric Vehicles
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Under grant agreement ZVI-22-XXX, the California Energy Commission will provide a $2,000,000 grant to Volvo Technology of America, LLC to deploy two direct current fast chargers (DCFC) each at five Volvo Truck dealership locations. The DCFC will have Combined Charging System Type 1 standardized connectors that can be utilized by all brands of trucks. The five dealers are located along Interstate 5 and California State Route 99, creating the first electrified corridor in California. The purpose of this project is to demonstrate a accelerate the adoption of medium and heavy-duty electric vehicles in California through a publicly accessible electrified corridor. Beneficiaries include residents of Oakland, Dixon, Stockton, Fresno, and Bakersfield as well as Volvo dealerships and drivers of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks operating in the aforementioned cities.

Contact Information

Alexander Wan
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Job Title
Associate Energy Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Bakersfield, Dixon, Fresno, Oakland, Stockton
Alameda, Fresno, Kern, San Joaquin, Solano
Northern California
Other Location Info
Exact locations: 8099 S Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621 8555 Pedrick Rd, Dixon, CA 95620 3333 S Highway 99, West Frontage Road, Stockton, CA 95215 2707 S East Ave, Fresno, CA 93725 8730 Golden State Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93308

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs, tit. 14, sections 15301, 15303, & 15304.
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to Class 1 and 3 Categorical Exemptions of the State CEQA Guidelines. Operation and minor alteration of existing facilities and vehicle operations are categorially exempt from the provisions of CEQA under the Class 1 categorical exemption for the operation, repair, maintenance, and/or minor alteration of existing structures, facilities, and/or mechanical equipment involving negligible expansion of existing use (14 CCR § 15301). New Construction and Conversion of Small Structures and Equipment for the EV chargers is exempt from CEQA under the Class 3 Categorical Exemption (14 CCR §15303).


Notice of Exemption

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