Using funds from Minnesota’s portion of the Volkswagen settlement, MPCA is offering up to $1.5 million in total to help businesses, communities, and organizations purchase new all-electric vehicles or equipment to replace diesel models. Learn more about this frist RFP on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Please join us in the MPCA’s Saint Paul office or online via WebEx. Meeting details are available on the RFP webpage: https://www.pca.state.mn.us/air/heavy-duty-electric. Applications for this grant are due November 19, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
MPCA is also offering approximately $1.2 million in grant funding for cleaner diesel projects to help reduce emissions from diesel-powered off-road equipment. This grant program will help fund idle reduction, exhaust controls, and vehicle or engine replacements with newer models (diesel or alternative fuels, including electric) in a wide variety of sectors including marine, locomotive, and construction. Learn more about this RFP on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Please join us in the MPCA’s Saint Paul office or online via WebEx. Meeting details are available on the RFP webpage: https://www.pca.state.mn.us/air/minnesota-clean-diesel-road-dera-grant. Applications for this grant are due December 6, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.