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Driving PA Forward Grant and Rebate Awards and Presentations

PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program (DERA)

DEP accepted applications for the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant from May 19, 2018, to July 6, 2018.

An informational webinar was held for this program on June 6, 2018. The webinar was recorded. See below for links to the webinar presentation and recording.

Current Grant Awards

DEP awarded funding to six recipients under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program, totaling $589,734.35.

DEP awarded $22,286 to Allegheny Transportation Services under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. Allegheny Transportation Services, located in Wall, PA (Allegheny County), will use the funds to replace one older diesel-powered school bus with one new diesel-powered school bus. This replacement will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation, including a reduction of 174 lbs/year of NOx emissions. This replacement will also reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators and occupants of the bus.

DEP awarded $170,000 to the City of Pittsburgh under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. The City of Pittsburgh, located in Allegheny County, PA, will use the funds to replace two older diesel-powered refuse trucks with new CNG-powered refuse trucks. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation, including a reduction of 506 lbs/year of NOx emissions. These replacements will also reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators of the trucks and the residents of the neighborhoods the trucks service.

DEP awarded $128,723 to the City of Scranton under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. The City of Scranton, located in Lackawanna County, PA, will use the funds to replace two older diesel-powered street sweepers with two newer diesel-powered street sweepers. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation, including a reduction of 1,286 lbs/year of NOx emissions. These replacements will also reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators of the trucks and the residents of the neighborhoods the trucks service.

DEP awarded $38,639.50 to Elizabeth Township under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. Elizabeth Township, located in Allegheny County, PA, will use the funds to replace one older diesel-powered crawler tractor with a new diesel-powered crawler tractor. This replacement will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation, including a reduction of 7,454 lbs/year of NOx emissions. This replacement will also reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators of the equipment and the residents of the areas where the equipment operates.

DEP awarded $30,085.85 to Lehigh Valley Rail Management under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. Lehigh Valley Rail Management, located in Bethlehem, PA (Northampton County), will use the funds to install idle reduction technology on six switcher locomotives. These retrofits will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation, including a reduction of 42,500 lbs/year of NOx emissions. These retrofits will also reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators of the equipment and the residents of the areas where the equipment operates.

DEP awarded $200,000 to Shultz Transportation Company under the FY2017 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. Shultz Transportation Company, located in Willow Street, PA (Lancaster County), will use the funds to replace 10 older diesel-powered school buses with 10 new diesel-powered school buses. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation, including a reduction of 174 lbs/year of NOx emissions. These replacements will also reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators and occupants of the buses.

Prior Grant Awards

DEP awarded $122,920 to the Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) under Round 1 of the FY2014-2016 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. BCIU, located in Reading, PA, used the funds to replace six older diesel school buses with six new diesel school buses. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation and reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators and occupants of these buses.

DEP awarded $75,900 to AKS Inc. under Round 2 of the FY2014-2016 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. AKS Inc., located in Etna, PA, used the funds to replace four older diesel school buses with four new diesel school buses. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation and reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators and occupants of these buses.

DEP awarded $21,723.50 to High Point Baptist Chapel under Round 2 of the FY2014-2016 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. High Point Baptist Chapel, located in Geigertown, PA, used the funds to replace one older diesel school bus with one new diesel school bus. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation and reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators and occupants of these buses.

DEP awarded $200,000 to Shultz Transportation under Round 2 of the FY2014-2016 PA State Clean Diesel Grant Program. Shultz Transportation used the funds to replace 10 older diesel school buses with 10 new diesel school buses. These replacements will result in improved air quality in the areas of operation and reduce exposure to diesel emissions for the operators and occupants of these buses.

Class 8 Truck And Transit But Grant Program

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Current Rebate Awards

There are no current rebate awards for this program.

Prior Rebate Awards

There are no prior rebate awards for this program.

Ocean Going Vessel Shorepower Grant Program

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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.

Forklifts, Airport Ground Support Equipment, And Port Cargo Handling Equipment Grant Program

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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.

Nonroad 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.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Fast Charging Or Hydrogen Fuel Cell Equipment Grant Program

An information webinar was held for this program on October 25, 2018. The webinar was recorded. See below for links to the webinar presentation and recording.

Current Grant Awards

There are no current grant awards for this program.

Prior Grant Awards

There are no prior grant awards for this program.

Level 2 Light-duty Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program

An information webminar was held for this program on October 9, 2018. The webminar was recorded. See below for links to the webminar presentation and recording.

Current Rebate Awards

There are no current rebate awards for this program.

Prior Rebate Awards

There are no prior rebate awards for this program.