Idle Reduction Technology Grant
The New Jersey Trucker's Challenge, established by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, provides funding for the purchase or installation of idle reduction equipment used in New Jersey-based heavy-duty diesel trucks. Eligible equipment includes auxiliary power units (APUs), bunk heaters and tailpipe emissions controls such as diesel particulate filters (DPF) and diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC). The reimbursement amounts may include the purchase and installation costs and are as follows:
|Device(s)||Cost Coverage||Funding Ceiling|
|DPF or DOC|
APU or Bunk Heater
|100% of APU |
or Bunk Heater
for DPF or DOC
The program is administered by the New Jersey Motor Truck Association (NJMTA). The initial funding for this program was provided by the State of New Jersey and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and has been fully allocated. Additional funding for the program is currently pending. For more information on the Trucker's Challenge, see the NJMTA Web site.
Jurisdiction: New Jersey
Type: State Incentives
Technologies: Idle Reduction
See all New Jersey Laws and Incentives.