Alternative Fuel School Bus Program

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An informational webinar on the FY19 Volkswagen Alternative Fuel School Bus and Clean Diesel (DERA) grant programs was held on November 7. Webinar Recording presentation slides: DERAAlternative Fuel School Bus (DEQ), Alternative Fuels (INCOG and ACOG)

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


Alternative Fuel School Bus Program FY 2019

DEQ is now accepting applications for projects that reduce emissions from diesel vehicles and promote the use of alternatively fueled school buses.

Final Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

Applications received by November 22, 2019 will be screened for completeness. For more information please refer to to Section.VIII of the Grant Solicitation. 

FY19 Factsheets:

Contact information:

If you have questions about the program please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

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