Oregon DEQ Announces New Grant Program: Funding Available for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and Technical Assistance

Date: Nov. 7, 2022

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is opening the application period for a new Oregon Zero-Emission Fueling Infrastructure Grant program. Individuals, businesses, and public agencies are invited to apply for financial assistance from DEQ’s one-time $15 million program to support the installation of new charging facilities for zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses, and equipment.

The OZEF Capital Improvement Grants Application pertains to projects that are ready to implement eligible capital improvements on-site. Projects that are currently in need of technical assistance funding should respond to the OZEF Technical Assistance Grant Application.

Visit our webpage for details at https://www.oregon.gov/deq/aq/programs/Pages/OZEF.aspx.

PLEASE NOTE: While applications are currently available on the web page, the first day to submit them is Nov. 15, 2022.

Send comments and questions to dieselgrants@deq.oregon.gov; use the subject line: OZEF Grants.

Media inquiries:

Susan C. Mills, DEQ public affairs specialist

susan.mills@deq.oregon.gov, 503-956-9648