Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Reduction Grants
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) allocates a portion of its designated funds from the Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust for the replacement or repower of eligible heavy-duty on-road vehicles through its Diesel Emissions Mitigation Program (Program). The Program provides funding in the following amounts:
|Project Type||Funding Amount for Public Entities||Funding Amount for Private Entities|
|All-electric repower, including associated charging infrastructure||65% of project costs||60% of project costs|
|Purchase of a new all-electric vehicle, including associated charging infrastructure||65% of project costs||60% of project costs|
|Repower of a new diesel or alternative fuel engine||45% of project costs||40% of project costs|
|Purchase of a new diesel or alternative fuel vehicle||35% of project costs||25% of project costs|
Vehicles that qualify for replacement or repower include model year (MY) 1992-2009 class 8 port drayage trucks, MY 1992 class 4-8 local freight trucks, and MY 2009 and older class 4-8 school buses, shuttle buses, and transit buses.
For more information, including application periods, see the DEEP VW Grant Information website.
Type: State Incentives
Technologies: Aftermarket Conversions, EVs, Natural Gas, PHEVs, Propane (LPG)
See all Connecticut Laws and Incentives.