Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles
To support the adoption and deployment of zero-emission Class 6 or Class 7 heavy-duty vehicles.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
Grants and rebates are provided to cover up to 100% of costs for 1) replacing non-zero-emission vehicles with zero-emission vehicles; 2) purchasing, installing, operating, and maintaining required infrastructure; 3) workforce development and training; and 4) planning and technical activities.
Consider replacing current transit buses, garbage trucks, and other utility vehicles with zero-emission vehicles.
Consider prioritizing projects in nonattainment areas or communities where residents are historically disproportionally impacted by air pollution. For workforce development and training activities, consider partnering with community-based organizations and adopting strategies that help develop and maintain the local workforce. Find more information about nonattainment areas here: https://www.epa.gov/green-book
Potential applicants can prepare for this funding now by conducting an assessment of municipal fleets and develop a phased replacement plan for different vehicle types depending on their retirement timeline, available funding opportunities, etc. EPA invites manufacturers, fleets, ports, municipalities, school districts, utilities, and other stakeholders with zero-emission technology experience or understanding to respond to this RFI, by June 5, 2023. Note: This is not the application solicitation.
$600,000,000 is available until September 30, 2031. Additional $400,000,000 is reserved for nonattainment areas.