Electric School Bus Pilot

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) offers grants for the replacement of approximately six model year 1998-2009 diesel-powered school buses and required charging infrastructure. A total of $275,000, or 75% of the total project cost, is available for the purchase of an electric school bus with charging infrastructure. Eligible applicants include for-profit, non-profit, and public entities that own or operate school buses in Minnesota. This pilot program is funded by Minnesota's portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including funding availability, see the MPCA Electric school bus pilot project website.