West Oakland Zero Emission Grant Program

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) will award up to $800,000 in funding to help owners and operators pay for a portion of the cost to purchase and deploy new on- and off-road zero-emission vehicles, infrastructure, and mobile and stationary equipment that will be operated and installed in and around West Oakland and CARE areas of Richmond and Western Alameda County. Examples of eligible new zero-emission vehicle and equipment include:
  • Battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, including passenger cars, buses, and medium- and heavy-duty trucks;
  • Fully electric lawn and garden equipment;
  • Battery electric Transportation Refrigeration Units (TRUs);
  • Battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell cargo-handling equipment; and
  • Electric vehicle charging stations or hydrogen fueling stations.
Other types of vehicles and equipment may also be eligible if they can meet all program and application requirements.
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Funding for the West Oakland Zero-Emission Grant Program is provided by a grant from the Reformulated Gasoline Settlement Fund. Created as the result of an antitrust class action, the purpose of the RFG Fund is to achieve clean air and fuel-efficiency benefits for California consumers.
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Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) ATTN: SID/West Oakland Zero-Emission Grant Program 375 Beale Street, Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94104
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Projects that operate primarily in the Port (both Oakland International Airport and the Oakland Seaport), former Oakland Army Base, and West Oakland, and those that also propose to scrap (destroy) and replace existing petroleum-fueled vehicles and equipment with new zero-emission vehicles and equipment may be ranked higher.