MPCA sought applications for grant money to replace heavy-duty diesel vehicles with electric or other, cleaner models. Funding was split into two pools:
- $3.5 million will support organizations making the switch to electric vehicles/equipment
- $1.7 million will fund new vehicles powered by diesel, propane, natural gas, and fuel/electric hybrids
This grant round closed Aug. 9, 2021. This package of grant files is posted for reference.
Questions and answers
This new grant round will help eliminate cost barriers by providing crucial financial assistance to organizations looking to purchase electric vehicles that meet their needs. The purpose of this grant program is to reduce emissions from older diesel vehicles in Minnesota by replacing them with new all-electric, cleaner diesel, or alternative fuel models.