EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) is now accepting applications for the 2016 School Bus Replacement and Retrofit Funding Opportunity. This is a rebate program to replace and retrofit older school buses in both the public and private fleets. The total funding for this opportunity is approximately $7 million. To learn more about the rebate program, applicant eligibility, and the selection process, please visit www2.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-rebates.
EPA will accept rebate applications until Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 4 pm EDT. Applicants may request to replace up to ten buses per application and retrofit ten buses per application with a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst plus Closed Crankcase Ventilation system. Fleets with 101 or more buses may submit two applications. Applications may be downloaded from www2.epa.gov/cleandiesel/2016-school-bus-rebate-supporting-documents. Completed applications should be emailed to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov.
EPA will offer a webinar for interested applicants on Friday, October 7, 2016, at 1 pm EDT. The webinar link is https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2323857777182198529 and the call-in number is 866-299-3188, access code 20 2343 9571.
Questions about the program should be sent to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov.