This request for proposals seeks an experienced consulting group or individual with demonstrated expertise in electric vehicle smart charging infrastructure to collaborate with, and conduct original research for, the International Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance. The proposed project would include engagement with the ZEV Alliance and a new high-quality technical report with cutting-edge qualitative and quantitative research. Beyond synthesizing innovative practices around the world, a unique value-add of this project is to analyze and offer recommendations to policymakers to capitalize on opportunities to implement open and smart charging infrastructure. The downloadable RFP provides details and guidance on preparation of application materials.


The maximum bid for the proposed work is $50,000 (total, including all taxes and fees). Bids exceeding this amount will be not be eligible.


This project, based on an established schedule of the ZEV Alliance governments, will be done from March through October of 2019.

Proposal deadline

Proposals must be received by March 1, 2019 (11:59pm Pacific US time). Late proposals will not be considered.


Please send submission materials (1) the proposal in Word of 5-8 pages, (2) the principle investigator’s curriculum vitae of up to 3 pages, and (3) contact information for two professional references to The secretariat may answer or ask clarification questions but is not obligated to respond to inquiries.


  • Full RFP (.PDF)
  • Full RFP (.doc)