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)
Exhaust control retrofit 100% 0%
Engine Upgrade/Remanufacture 40% 60%
Highway Idle Reduction bundled with Exhaust Control Retrofit 100% 0%
Stand-alone Highway Idle Reduction 25% 75%
Locomotive Idle Reduction 40% 60%
Marine Shore Power 25% 75%
Electrified Parking Space 30% 70%
Engine Replacement – Diesel or Alternative Fuel 40% 60%
Engine Replacement – Low NOx* 50% 50%
Engine Replacement – Zero Emission 60% 40%
Vehicle/Equipment Replacement – Diesel or Alternative Fuel 25% 75%
Vehicle/Equipment Replacement – Low NOx* 35% 65%
Vehicle/Equipment Replacement – Zero Emission 45% 55%
Vehicle Replacement - Drayage 50% 50%
Clean Alternative Fuel Conversion 40% 60%