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Eligible Counties for Clean Energy Initiatives

Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund (DMTF) Volkswagen (VW) Program Diesel Equipment Replacement Grant (DERG)

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Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Office of Environmental Education

Conf. Date:

06/22/22

Deadline Date:

08/12/22 3:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Ohio individuals and businesses for clean energy initiatives. Funding is intended to replace diesel equipment with all-electric equipment or alternative fueled engines. The goal of the grant program is to remove older, excessively polluting diesel engines from use and replace or repower them with clean diesel, alternative fuel, or electric engines. Eligible applicants are located in priority Ohio counties.

Owners of aging diesel cargo handling equipment, airport ground support equipment, and freight switcher locomotives operating in 26 Ohio priority counties are invited to apply for grants to repower or replace diesel equipment with new equipment. Cargo handling and ground support equipment may be replaced with all-electric equipment. Switcher locomotives may be replaced with new diesel, alternative fuel, or all-electric freight switchers.

Applicants interested in repowering traditional diesel engines should pay particular attention to the application guidelines to ensure that proposed conversions to alternative fuels do not violate federal antitampering laws under the Clean Air Act.

For additional information about freight switcher locomotives, airport ground support equipment, and forklifts and port cargo handling equipment begin here: https://epa.ohio.gov/static/Portals/42/documents/VW/DMTF-RFA-2022.pdf#page=7

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 203919

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$5,000,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Between $50,000 and $2,000,000.

Term of Contract:

Proposed projects should normally be completed within 24 months, but applicants may request a 36-month project period and provide justification within the “Schedule Narrative” portion of the online application.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Owners of aging diesel cargo handling equipment, airport ground support equipment, and freight switcher locomotives operating in 26 Ohio priority counties are invited to apply.

For general eligibility requirements, see: https://epa.ohio.gov/static/Portals/42/documents/VW/DMTF-RFA-2022.pdf#page=11

Ineligible costs include but may not be limited to:
• Operating expenses and fuel costs, including incremental costs of fuel.
• Any project required by any law or other legally binding agreement.
• Work done or purchases made prior to official notice of Ohio EPA project authorization.
• Costs incurred for work or purchases not included in the approved project scope.
• Installation costs incurred from in-kind services or by an unauthorized vendor.
• Administrative costs.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Ohio EPA will host two informational webinars for prospective applicants. Preregistration is not required. Please click the appropriate link below at the time of the webinar to attend.

Tuesday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:meeting_ZDYwMTQ5ZjAtMWZlNy00ZDMyLWFiNjYtNjBiY2QzYmYyNzky%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22:%2250f8fcc4-94d8-4f07-84eb-36ed57c7c8a2%22%2c%22Oid%22:%22158a292d-68de-4679-a42a-d4dc8b5fcbcc%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22:true%7d&btype=a&role=a

Wednesday, June 22, 2:30 p.m.: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:meeting_NTc4YzJiMjAtNzJjNC00ZmJjLWJhNjMtMTk1MzRkMDk0OWM3%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22:%2250f8fcc4-94d8-4f07-84eb-36ed57c7c8a2%22%2c%22Oid%22:%22158a292d-68de-4679-a42a-d4dc8b5fcbcc%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22:true%7d&btype=a&role=a

Afterward, a summary of questions and answers will be posted and updated frequently during the June-August window while the application cycle is open.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m. on August 12, 2022.

Awards will be announced in November.

Applicants with larger project budgets than $2,000,000 are encouraged to contact Ohio EPA to discuss funding options before submitting an application.

This is a reimbursement program and applicants must provide their own funding to cover expenses as they are incurred.

A local match of at least 25% is required for all projects, and higher matches are required from nongovernment applicants in some project categories.

Application information: https://ohioepa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2962/kw/DMTF

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online: https://ohioepa.custhelp.com/app/utils/create_account/session/L3RpbWUvMTUyNzg1ODc4Ny9nZW4vMTUyNzg1ODc4Ny9zaWQvZlU2RVRnQkgwZWNNN1hZb2E1ekVpJTdFMHlfblRFN2VxNlhqTlBKSW9kNWxDVkxMXyU3RW82emFUbkJ0eDhKZmx5ZyU3RTMxNndKdmpyOFpPRVFXQXNGNDdLbUpsNVBtSzV3RVlBc0xvS0c1aDBSRVIxSXBCRTd1UUZZakNBJTIxJTIx

To request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability please contact Naquetta V. Porter, ADA Coordinator, (440) 975-6801 (call or text) or Naquetta.porter@epa.ohio.gov, no later than 14 days before your event.

Please contact Alan Harness at alan.harness@epa.ohio.gov or 614-644-4838 for fleet data spreadsheet, engine technology, vehicle quote, and emissions estimate questions or Carolyn Watkins at carolyn.watkins@epa.ohio.gov or 614-644-3768 for other questions.

Ohio EPA
Office of Environmental Education
50 W. Town St. Suite 700
Columbus, OH 43215
Email: derg@epa.ohio.gov

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