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VW Funding for Diesel Replacement and EVSE Projects

Updated 10/21/2021

VW settlement funding is available for diesel vehicle and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) replacement projects described in the Clean Transportation NY Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. See the list of funding opportunities below that include the amount of VW funding 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 million for all-electric transit buses (Round 2), NYSERDA NYTVIP (leaves DEC website)
  • $12 million for all-electric, propane, and CNG school 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

  • No programs at this time.

Item 8: Forklifts and Port Cargo Handling Equipment

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

Item 10: Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Option

  • No programs at this time.

Documentation and Records

Documentation and records submitted by the State in support of each funding request to the Trustee will be available to the public. You can find complete funding request information, including documentation from New York and the Trustee, required semi-annual reports, and estimates of remaining fund balance, on the VW Diesel Emissions Environmental Mitigation Trust (leaves DEC site) website.

Semi Annual Reports

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


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