Economic Stimulus Provides Funding for Fleets News Work Truck

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Economic Stimulus Provides for Fleets

PRINCETON, NJ  – President has signed into law the American and Reinvestment Act, which significant funds for fleets, to the NAFA FLeet Management are a $300 million for Diesel Reduction Act grants; $300 to establish a grant program the Department of Energy’s Clean Program; and $300 million for of vehicles by the federal fleet.

The is expected to move on a very implementation timeline.

Diesel Emission Reduction Act makes fleets eligible for or more toward the purchase of new hybrid medium duty or duty truck, and fleets may multiple trucks.

EPA expects to competitive announcements for the DERA in late February 2009. advises visiting for important updates and competition information. EPA expects a 30-day period for all competitive announcements.

funding is limited to public and fleets.  A private fleet have to partner with a profit, for example a private bus for a school district would to have the school district for the funds.

Eligible projects include but are not to:

Verified and/or certified technologies and engines by EPA or CARB. See (select Verified Technology

Emerging technologies by USEPA. See (select Emerging Technology

Engine Repowers, Engine or Engine Replacements (engine to be remanufactured or scrapped).

EPA-verified Idle Reduction (e.g. Auxiliary Power Truck Stop Electrification).


EPA advises that grant applicants should preparations now for the upcoming competitions by the following steps prior to the announcements:

Assess diesel and identify eligible vehicles.

eligible partnerships.

Prepare and proposal descriptions.

Evaluate health benefits, costs and emission reductions of the proposed

Review prior DERA announcements.

NAFA advises the local Clean Cities immediately and visiting for The application deadline may be the end of March

The economic stimulus provides to establish a grant program the DOE Clean Cities Program to the use of plug-in electric drive or other emerging electric technologies. This grant may provide up to 30 geographically dispersed grants. Grant recipients state governments, local metropolitan transportation authorities, air control districts, and private or entities. These grants may be for the acquisition of alternative fueled fuel cell vehicles or vehicles, including buses for transportation and ground support at public airports. The installation or of infrastructure necessary to directly an alternative fueled vehicle, cell vehicle, or hybrid project funded by the grant is eligible.

Federal Fleet

According to federal agencies are strongly to use the funds to purchase plug-in Vehicles must be replaced on at a one-for-one basis.  Each purchased must have a fuel economy, as measured by than the vehicle being and the overall government-purchased vehicles have an improved fuel at least 10 percent greater the vehicles being replaced.

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