Below is the OPGA Autogas Rebate as well as other alternative fuel grants.
Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Program
Transit/school buses. Available for specific counties, see website for county list.
Includes propane vehicles. A replacement for the scrapping of older diesel buses.
Office of Environmental Education
Phone: (614) 644-3768
For applicable diesel questions:
(Note Carolyn manages these three grants)
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Grant
Public and Private sector diesel fleets. Operating class 7 or 8 trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating of at least 26,000 pounds
Includes propane vehicles. $25,000 per new
vehicle. Maximum award of $400,000
$400,000 left in the fund. Distributed on a first come first serve basis.
Volkswagon Mitigation Trust Fund Grants
Public and Private sector diesel fleets. Class 4-8 medium and large freight trucks. Also for school, shuttle, or transit buses.
Includes propane vehicles. Government plans will be funded up to 75% of program costs. Private can be funded up to 25% of costs
Open through 8/2/19
All official forms for submission can be found at: EPA information site.
Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA)
Buses used to transport 10+ pre-primary, primary, or secondary school students to school or homes.
Includes propane vehicles. $15,000 for replacement of buses between 10,001-19,500 lbs. And $20,000 for replacement buses with GVRW of 19,501 lbs. and higher.
Extended deadline through 3/26/19
Clean Diesel Helpline
New OEM/conversion propane vehicles & lawn mower
Includes propane vehicles. UP to $5,000 per entity, $1,000 each for vehicles or mowers
Ohio Propane Gas Association