North Texas: Clean Fleets Call for Projects – Funding Opportunity

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North Texas: Clean Fleets Call for Projects – Funding Opportunity

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has opened the Clean Fleets North Texas 2015 Call for Projects to help to upgrade to cleaner-burning options like propane. Applications are being accepted through October 23, 2015.  The grant opportunity will provide approximately $2.5 million in funds on competitive basis for private and public fleets (includes school districts) with operations in the 10-County Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Ozone Non-attainment area.

Grant Highlights

  • Up to 80 percent of incremental cost will be awarded minus scrap value to eligible projects on a competitive basis.
  • Project types eligible for grant funding include qualifying new purchase, replacement, repower, retrofit, or engine conversion
  • All projects must achieve a reduction in NOX emissions.
  • Applicants must adopt the Clean Fleet Policy prior to the application deadline.
  • Again, this is a competitive grant, not all submitted projects will be funded

A grant workshop will be conducted on September 3, 2015 at the NCTCOG offices at 2:00 PM in the William J. Pitstick Executive Board Room. The grant application and guidelines will be reviewed and any questions will be addressed.

In addition, NCTCOG is seeking information on refueling or recharging infrastructure projects desired by fleets; while these projects are not eligible for grant funds at this time, staff will use this information to evaluate potential future opportunities for assistance.

Please feel free to contact NCTCOG staff at aqgrants@nctcog.org with any questions on this funding opportunity or go to www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.