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Driving PA Forward Grant and Rebate Awards

Class 8 Truck And Transit Bus Grant Program

DEP awarded funding to four recipients under Round 1 of the CY2018-2019 Class 8 Truck and Transit Bus Grant Program, totaling $3,981,862.  Combined, these projects are expected to reduce annual emissions by approximately 0.329 tons of hydrocarbons (HC), 0.266 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), 5.380 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and 1.171 tons of carbon monoxide (CO).  The combined expected lifetime emission reductions are: 1.552 tons of HC, 1.502 tons of PM2.5, 33.777 tons of NOX, and 6.615 tons of CO.

Current Grant Awards

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Prior Grant Awards

There are no prior grant awards for this program.

Onroad Rebate Program

Class 4-7 Trucks, Port Drayage Trucks, School Buses, and Shuttle Buses

As of June 14, 2019, DEP has approved, and submitted for payment, rebate redemption requests totaling $364,455 for 6 rebate recipients (9 vouchers).  This will fund the purchase of 9 new vehicles.  Combined, these projects are expected to reduce emissions by approximately 0.14 tons of hydrocarbons (HC), 1.07 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOX), 0.07 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), 0.39 tons of carbon monoxide (CO), and 79.32 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). The combined lifetime emission reductions from these projects are: 0.42 tons HC, 3.21 tons NOX, 0.20 tons PM2.5, 1.17 tons CO, and 237.97 tons CO2.

Redeemed Rebate Redemptions - Completed Projects

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Prior Rebate Redemptions

There are no prior rebate redemptions for this program.

Ocean Going Vessel Shorepower Grant Program

No information is currently available for this program. Check back often for new information.

Current Grant Awards

There are no current grant awards for this program.

Prior Grant Awards

There are no prior grant awards for this program.

Electric Cargo Handling Grant Program

Forklifts, Airport GSE, and Port Cargo Handling Equipment

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Current Grant Awards

There Are no current grant awards for this program.

Prior Grant Awards

There are no prior grant awards for this program.

Marine and Rail Freight Movers Grant Program

Ferries, Tugs, And Freight Switchers

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Current Grant Awards

There are no current grant awards for this program.

Prior Grant Awards

There are no prior grant awards for this program.

PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program (DERA)

Current Grant Awards

FY2017-2018 – DEP offered a combined total of $3,262,032 in funding for the FY2017 and FY2018 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program.  DEP awarded funding to six recipients under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program, totaling $589,734.  DEP awarded funding to seven recipients under the FY2018 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program, totaling $2,669,949.  Combined, these projects are expected to reduce annual emissions by approximately 3.22 tons of hydrocarbons (HC), 4.45 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), 57.75 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and 19.19 tons of carbon monoxide (CO).  The combined lifetime emission reductions from these projects are: 55.00 tons of HC, 27.88 tons of PM2.5, 461.77 tons of NOX, and 122.60 tons of CO.  

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Prior Grant Awards

FY2014-2016 – DEP awarded a total of $420,543.50 in funding to four recipients for the FY2014-2016 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program funding rounds.  Combined, these projects are expected to reduce annual emissions by approximately 0.417 tons of hydrocarbons (HC), 0.179 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), 2.255 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and 1.09 tons of carbon monoxide (CO). The combined lifetime emission reductions from these projects are: 1.379 tons of HC, 0.637 tons of PM2.5, 7.842 tons of NOX, and 3.822 tons of CO.

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DC Fast Charging and Hydrogen Fueling Grant Program

DEP awarded funding to five recipients under the CY2018-2019 DC Fast Charging and Hydrogen Fueling Grant Program, totaling $1,244,316. This will fund the installation of publicly available DC (direct current) fast chargers (DCFC) for electric vehicles in five locations in southeastern and southwestern PA. ​Combined, these projects are expected to reduce annual emissions by approximately: 0.135 tons of hydrocarbons (HC), 0.010 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), 0.032 tons of coarse particulate matter (PM10), and 0.231 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOX).  The expected lifetime emission reductions are: 0.677 tons of HC, 0.050 tons of PM2.5, 0.161 tons of PM10, and 1.156 tons of NOX.

Current Grant Awards

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Prior Grant Awards

There are no prior grant awards for this program.

Level 2 EV Charging Rebate Program

As of June 14, 2019, DEP has approved, and submitted for payment, rebate redemption requests totaling $226,913 for 12 rebate recipients (19 vouchers).  This will fund the installation of 54 Level 2 charging stations (plugs) for electric vehicles.  Combined, these projects are expected to reduce emissions by approximately 0.345 tons of hydrocarbons (HC), 0.591 tons of oxides of nitrogen (NOX), 0.022 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), and 0.067 tons of coarse particulate matter (PM10).  The combined lifetime emission reductions from these projects are: 1.725 tons of HC, 2.956 tons of NOX, 0.111 tons PM2.5, and 0.337 tons PM10.

Redeemed Rebate Vouchers - Completed Projects

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Prior Rebate Redemptions

There are no prior rebate redemptions for this program.