DERA

Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Tractor on road  

Eligibility Cost and Project Funding

Eligible Costs

Money

Eligible expenses are costs directly incurred through the purchase of eligible technologies, equipment, vehicles, and installation activities. Only eligible costs will be reimbursed and no funds awarded under this program shall be used to cover expenses incurred prior to the project period outlined in the sub-award agreement.

Project Funding

Money

Grantees are required to provide a cost share based on the eligible project activity. Federal funds shall not be used for the cost share funds for the DERA grant program.

Funds awarded under this program shall not be used for matching funds for other federal grants unless expressly authorized by statue.

DERA COST-SHARE REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES

DERA Eligible Activities DERA Funding Limits MINIMUM COST-SHARE (FLEET OWNER CONTRIBUTION)
Drayage Truck Replacement 50% 50%
Vehicle or Equipment Replacement with EPA Certified Engine 25% 75%
Vehicle or Equipment Replacement with CARB Certified Low
NOx Engine
35% 65%
Vehicle or Equipment Replacement with Zero-tailpipe
Emission Power Source
45% 55%
Engine Replacement with EPA Certified Engine 40% 60%
Engine Replacement with CARB Certified Low NOx Engine 50% 50%
Engine Replacement with Zero-tailpipe Emission Power Source 60% 40%
EPA Certified Remanufacture Systems 100% 0%
EPA Verified Highway Idle Reduction Technologies when combined with new or previously installed exhaust aftertreatment retrofit 100% 0%
EPA Verified Highway Idle Reduction Technologies without new exhaust after-treatment retrofit 25% 75%
EPA Verified Locomotive Idle Reduction Technologies 40% 60%
EPA Verified Marine Shore Connection Systems 25% 75%
EPA Verified Electrified Parking Space Technologies 30% 70%
EPA Verified Exhaust After-treatment Retrofits 100% 0%
EPA Verified Engine Upgrade Retrofits 100% 0%
EPA Verified Hybrid Retrofit Systems 60% 40%
EPA Verified Fuel and Additive Retrofits when combined with new retrofit, upgrade, or replacement Cost differential between conventional diesel fuel Cost of conventional diesel fuel
EPA Verified Aerodynamics and Low Rolling Resistance Tires when combined with new exhaust after-treatment retrofit 100% 0%
Alternative Fuel Conversion 40% 60%