LONG BEACH, Calif. (Aug. 31, 2021) – WattEV Inc., a company dedicated to
accelerating the heavy-duty trucking industry’s transition to electric drive, announced it
is set to receive a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission to build the
state’s first solar-powered truck stop dedicated to heavy-duty electric trucks.
Groundbreaking for the project is expected in late October.
The announcement was made at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo 2021
in Long Beach. WattEV, based in El Segundo, Calif., said the CEC is anticipated to
approve the grant on Sept. 8 at its monthly business meeting.