Zero- and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities Project

The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) is pleased to announce its Grant Solicitation for the Zero- and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities Project. This opportunity was approved by the Board as part of the FY 2017-18 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives. Up to $150 million is available for this project, which will provide greenhouse gas (GHG), criteria pollutant, and toxic air contaminant emission reduction benefits to disadvantaged communities. At least $50 million will be reserved for projects that focus on warehouses.
Eligible projects will be those that deploy emission-reducing technologies used in freight movement and freight facilities. Eligible vehicles and equipment types include on-road trucks, cargo handling equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, and others including supporting infrastructure. Freight facility improvements are also eligible and include advanced strategies to reduce emissions from vehicles and equipment such as preferential queuing, renewable energy generation and storage and education and outreach efforts that highlight the environmental and economic benefits of transitioning to a zero-emission freight facility.

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A grantee cap will be applied to the funds available under this solicitation as follows: no single Grantee may be awarded more than $50 million of the funding for projects under this solicitation. A minimum of $50 million of available funds will be directed at projects located at warehouses.

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CA Air Resources Board (CARB)
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California-based public agencies, such as air districts, ports or local government entities or agencies as well as California-based non-profit organizations with expertise implementing large scale advanced technology projects and the requisite knowledge of advanced technologies used in freight movement may apply.