A total of $450,000 is available for clean diesel and alternative fuel engine and equipment replacement projects under a competitive grant request for proposal (RFP) announced today by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).
The 2020-21 Michigan Clean Diesel Program RFP targets efforts to replace old diesel equipment, vehicles, and engines with new diesel, alternative fuel, electric, or hybrid versions. Applicants can be cities, townships and villages; county government agencies; public school districts; private schools; public transit agencies; port authorities; metropolitan planning organizations; nonprofit organizations; or private businesses.
Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020, and projects must be completed by August 2021 in one of two categories:
Two webinars explain the 2020-21 Michigan Clean Diesel Grant Program:
State and federal money fund the project, with the federal portion provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in accordance with the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act.
Visit the Michigan Clean Diesel Program website to download the full RFP application.
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