Clean Ports Program
To support the purchase and installation of zero-emission equipment and technology at ports, and the development of port climate action plans, with a focus on ports in nonattainment areas.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
Eligible activities include 1) purchasing or installing zero-emission port equipment or technology for use at, or to directly serve, one or more ports; 2) conducting any relevant planning or permitting in connection with the purchase or installation of such zero-emission port equipment or technology; and 3) developing qualified climate action plans.
A detailed strategic plan is required to establish goals, implementation strategies, and accounting and inventory practices to reduce emissions, and describe how the applicants have implemented or will implement measures to enhance the resiliency of the ports.
Applicants are required to outline strategies to collaborate with, communicate with, and address potential effects on low-income and disadvantaged near-port communities and other stakeholders that may be affected by the implementation of the plan. Find more information about nonattainment areas here: https://www.epa.gov/green-book
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.
$2,250,000,000 is available until September 30, 2027. Additional $750,000,000 is available for nonattainment areas.