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Alternative Fuel School Bus Program

Alternative Fuel School Bus Program

DEQ is soliciting proposals for projects that reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions from diesel engines and promote the use of alternative fuels in school buses for pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Alternative fuels include all-electric, electric hybrid, propane (LPG), and natural gas (LNG or CNG). $4,184,000 from the Volkswagen State Environmental Trust is available through this program.

Alternative Fuel Bus Program Factsheet (includes Reimbusement Limits and FAQs)

The application deadline closed on December 20, 2018

Application Materials:

DEQ is announcing a separate funding opportunity under the Clean Diesel (DERA) program toward the installation of exhaust control retrofits on a variety of vehicles, and diesel or gasoline school bus replacements. View a comparison factsheet of the VW and DERA programs

November 5, 2018 Webinar

A recording from our informational webinar on the VW Alternative Fuel School Bus and Clean Diesel (DERA) grant programs can be found here (recording will appear after registration). Slides for the presentations are below:

Last Updated: December 21, 2018

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