Electric School Bus Acquisition Requirement

Beginning July 1, 2025, the Delaware Department of Education (DOE) must purchase an increasing share of electric school buses with annual school bus acquisitions. Electric school bus acquisitions must increase according to the following schedule:

Fiscal Year (FY) Percentage of school bus purchases that must be electric
FY 2025 5%
FY 2026 10%
FY 2027 15%
FY 2028 20%
FY 2029 25%
FY 2030 30%

DOE must report on these targets annually to the Clerk of the House of Representatives, the Secretary of the Senate, the Director of the Division of Research, and the Public Archives. By January 31, 2030, DOE must submit a report detailing recommendations for future changes in the percentage targets for electric school bus purchases.

(Reference House Bill 10, 2023 and Delaware Revised Statutes 29-80.63)

Jurisdiction: Delaware

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Aug 3, 2023

Technologies: EVs

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