Colorado ZEV program for automakers

Colorado ZEV Program Implementation Stakeholder Meeting

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Recording: Complete (A/V and live chat)  |  Complete (alternate link)  |  Audio only

Presentation Slide Deck (PDF)

Chat Transcript (PDF)

 

Option to bank early action credits 

Automakers wanting to bank early action credits must choose one of the following options by January 1, 2021*:

  • Option 1: A manufacturer may meet no more than 36 percent of its combined 2023-2025 model year ZEV credit obligation using credits per Regulation 20, Part C, Section V.B. 
     
  • Option 2: 
     
    • A manufacturer may meet no more than 23 percent of its combined 2023-2025 model year ZEV credit obligation using credits per Regulation 20, Part C, Section V.B. 
       
    • Early ZEV Credits: A manufacturer may earn credits for 2021 and 2022 model year TZEVs and ZEVs, including BEVXs and FCEVs, produced and delivered for sale in Colorado. 

Please send your information to CDPHE by January 1, 2021, using one of the following methods:

Automakers who do not choose one of these options by January 1, 2021, will automatically be assigned Option 1. 

 

ZEV reporting requirements 

Automakers must submit a ZEV sales report that identifies the necessary delivery and placement data of all vehicles generating ZEV credits. Additional information about this requirement is available in Regulation 20, Part C, Section V.D

Please submit your ZEV sales report to CDPHE directly by August 31 of the calendar year following the close of the model year. ZEV Sales reports from model year 2023, for example, are due by August 31, 2024. 

If you choose Option 2 to bank early action credits, then you must also submit sales reports for 2021 (due August 31, 2022) and 2022 (due August 31, 2023). 

Due to the limitation on how proportional credits can be used to meet ZEV sales requirements for model years 2023 through 2025, Colorado will use its own system for banking ZEV credits. 

Submit your ZEV sales report through one of the following methods: 

 

ZEV credit trading 

Click here to request any transfers or acquisitions of ZEV credits