In Phase 2 (2020-2023), MPCA will distribute $23.5 million across six grant programs. We will continue to invest in the five categories seen in Phase 1 (2018-2019), with an additional grant program to fund electric school buses. You can read the full plan for Phase 2 here: Minnesota's plan.
Apply now. $6.5 million in grants for replacing heavy-duty diesel vehicles and equipment with all-electric models with zero emissions.
Information about Phase 2 grant opportunities and requests for proposals will be posted on this page as they become available.
- Electric vehicle charging stations: Install electric vehicle charging stations at public locations, workplaces and multiunit dwellings in Minnesota.
- Clean fuels heavy-duty (internal combustion) on-road vehicles: Replace old diesel heavy-duty vehicles and equipment with new, cleaner diesel, natural gas, propane and fuel/electric hybrid vehicles
- Electric school bus: Replace old, diesel school buses with new, cleaner electric models
Closed. MPCA offered $5.2 million in grants for replacing heavy-duty diesel vehicles with electric or other, cleaner models.
Awarded. Approximately $1.7 million for grants to replace old diesel school buses with new, cleaner models fueled by diesel, propane, or natural gas.
Awarded. $170,000 to help purchase and install dual-port electric vehicle (EV) Level 2 charging stations in public places and workplace locations.
Awarded: $2.66 million in total grant funding for installing direct current fast chargers for electric vehicles in designated corridors along highways and interstates in Greater Minnesota.
Awarded. MPCA awarded over $2.1 million statewide to public and private entities for the Electric School Bus Pilot project.