Volkswagen EVCS Program

As part of the Volkswagen settlement, Electrify America is administering the $2 billion for the National Zero Emission Vehicle Investment Plan. There is an opportunity to provide input for Electrify America’s cycle 4 ZEV investments at: We would like to encourage everyone to make submissions nominating locations in South Dakota for consideration.

Please feel free to pass on this information to any agencies that may be interested. Here's hoping the more input they receive from the state, the more likely we will be considered.

DANR Announces Round Two of the VW EVCS Program
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announces Round Two of the Volkswagen (VW) Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) Program. The revised Plan has up to $1,218,750.00 of Volkswagen trust funds available for electric vehicle infrastructure.

The primary goal of South Dakota’s VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Program is to facilitate the improvement and protection of the ambient air quality throughout South Dakota. DANR is seeking eligible applicants to install light-duty electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS). The rebate program provides funding on a reimbursement basis. Applicants will receive reimbursement up to 80% for charging stations installed at locations across South Dakota accessible and available to the general public.

VW EVCS Program

Tentative Schedule for September 2021 - December 2022

Date Activity
September 13, 2021 Call for Round Two Projects Opens
December 31, 2021 Call for Round Two Projects Deadline
January 3, 2022 - January 21, 2022 Evaluate & Select Round Two Projects
January 26, 2022 Round Two Projects Announced. Email rebate agreements to highest ranking applicants.
After Agreements are Signed Recipients will commence Round Two Projects
December 16, 2022 Deadline for all invoices and paperwork to be submitted to DANR for Round Two

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Additional information about the Program is available by emailing the Program Administrator at or calling the Program Hotline at 1-800-GET-DENR (1-800-438-3367).

Round Two rebate applications are due by 5:00 PM on December 31, 2021.

Email applications to or mail applications to:
VW Rebate Programs
SD DANR AQ Program
523 E Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501

Click Here for the List of Round One and Two Projects