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VW Funding for Diesel Replacement and EVSE Projects

Updated 2/1/2023

VW settlement funding is available for diesel vehicle and equipment replacement projects and for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) as described in the Clean Transportation NY Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. See the list of funding opportunities below that include the amount of VW funding (incentive amounts) made available through each project sponsor, links to apply for funding, and documentation archives. This funding opportunity list will be updated regularly.

Item 1: Class 8 Local Freight and Port Drayage Trucks

Item 2: Class 4-8 School, Shuttle, and Transit Buses

  • $16.7 million for all-electric transit buses (Round 1), NYSERDA NYTVIP (leaves DEC website)
  • $16.4 million for all-electric transit buses (Round 2), NYSERDA NYTVIP (leaves DEC website)
  • $10.4 million for transit bus charging infrastructure (Rounds 1 and 2), NYPA
  • $12 million for all-electric, propane (closed), and CNG (closed) school buses, NYSERDA NYTVIP (leaves DEC website)
  • $2.0 million for all-electric paratransit shuttle buses, NYSERDA NYTVIP (leaves DEC website)

Item 3: Freight Switchers

  • No programs at this time.

Item 4: Ferries/Tugs

  • $1.2 million, Staten Island Ferry (NYCDOT)

Item 6: Class 4-7 Local Freight Trucks

Item 7: Airport Ground Support Equipment

  • Program under development.

Item 8: Forklifts and Port Cargo Handling Equipment

Item 9: Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)

  • $6.2 million, NYSERDA Charge Ready (leaves DEC website)
  • $11 million, NYSERDA Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) within Regional Economic Development Councils, NYSERDA (PON 4509) (Rounds 1 & 2 awarded, Round 3 coming soon) (leaves DEC website)
  • $250,000, NYPA Rural Electric Cooperatives and Municipal Electric Utilities DCFC (Jamestown)

Item 10: Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Option

Documentation and Records

Documentation and records submitted by DEC to support funding requests and to meet required semi-annual reporting to the Trustee are available for public review. You can find these documents at VW Diesel Emissions Environmental Mitigation Trust (leaves DEC website).

Semi Annual Reports

July to December 2019 (PDF)
January to June 2020 (PDF)
July to December 2020 (PDF)
January to June 2021 (PDF)
July to December 2021 (PDF)
January to June 2022 (PDF)
July to December 2022 (PDF)

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