Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

2014 DieselWise Indiana RFP Overview

481 views

Published on

This webinar gives an overview and requirements of the 2014 DieselWise funding that is available. The total estimated funding for this competitive grant opportunity is approximately $2,500,000. (Applications are due by Sept. 30, 2014)

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

2014 DieselWise Indiana RFP Overview

  1. 1. 2014 DieselWise Indiana Grant Program Partnership with the Indiana Clean Diesel Coalition
  2. 2. Why Clean Diesel  Diesel engines are the workhorses of the nation; although many diesel engines already have some form of emission controls, the legacy fleet still in use continue to emit large amounts of nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and air toxics  These emissions are linked to premature deaths, asthma attacks, lost work days, and other health impacts every year 2
  3. 3. Who is Eligible to Apply for DieselWise Indiana Grants  Public diesel fleets • Examples include state, county, city, municipal, school, quasigovernmental fleets  Private diesel fleets that serve a public need • Examples include single vehicle owner operators, large onroad fleets, mining industry, marine equipment, locomotives, construction equipment  Public-Private partnerships focused on alternative fuels • Examples include a private alternative fuel infrastructure company along with a public need serving fleet partner 3
  4. 4. What Types of Projects Will DieselWise Indiana Fund  U.S. EPA and/or CARB Verified Retrofit Technologies • Examples include diesel oxidation catalysts, diesel particulate filters, closed crank case ventilation systems  U.S. EPA and/or CARB Verified Idle Reduction Technologies • Examples include auxiliary power units, fuel operated heaters, battery air conditioning systems, thermal storage systems 4
  5. 5. What Types of Projects Will DieselWise Indiana Fund  U.S. EPA and/or CARB Verified Aerodynamic/Low Rolling Tires • Examples include trailer side skirts, trailer gap reducers, trailer boat tails, single wide wheels and tires  U.S. EPA Certified Engine Repowers  U.S. EPA Certified Vehicle and Equipment Replacements  Public-Private alternative fuel infrastructure/fleet partnerships • Examples include compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas dispensing facilities when partnered with committed public need serving fleet partner 5
  6. 6. What Vehicles, Engines & Equipment are Eligible  Projects may include, but are not limited to: • Buses; • Medium-duty or heavy-duty trucks; • Marine Engines; • Locomotives; and • Nonroad engines, equipment or vehicles used in: – Construction, cargo handling (including at a port or airport), agriculture, mining or energy production (including stationary generators and pumps) • Alternative Fuel Infrastructure 6
  7. 7. How Much Of the Project Cost Will DieselWise Indiana Cover  $2.5 million available for Clean Diesel Projects! • Maximum single grant award of $750,000  Verified Retrofit Technology • Exhaust Controls - up to 100% of the cost o Diesel Oxidation Catalysts, Diesel Particulate Filters, etc. • Engine Upgrades – up to 75% of the cost 7
  8. 8.  Verified Idle Reduction Technologies • Idle Reduction Technology – up to 75% of the cost o Example: Auxiliary Power Unit on a truck - up to 75% • Idle Reduction Technology AND exhaust control o Up to 100% of the cost o Example: Auxiliary Power Unit AND Diesel Particulate Filter on a truck – up to 100% of both technologies  APUs are only eligible on long haul Class 8 vehicles with 2006 or older engine configurations How Much Of the Project Cost Will DieselWise Indiana Cover 8
  9. 9.  Verified Aerodynamic Technologies (Aero) and Low Rolling Resistance Tires (Tires) • Aero and/or Tires AND Verified Idle Reduction Technology – up to 75% of the cost • Aero and/or Tires AND Verified Exhaust Control Technology – up to 100% of the cost • Aero and/or Tires AND Verified Idle Reduction AND Verified Exhaust Control – up to 100% of the cost How Much Of the Project Cost Will DieselWise Indiana Cover 9
  10. 10.  Certified Engine Repowers • Up to 75% of the cost • Repowers must include a complete engine and emission control system to the design specifications of the certified engine configuration • Associated hardware  Replaced engine must be scrapped or remanufactured to next EPA Standard (Tier 0 to Tier 1, for example) How Much Of the Project Cost Will DieselWise Indiana Cover 10
  11. 11.  Vehicle and Equipment Replacements • For Drayage Vehicles – up to 50% of the cost • 2007 or newer model year certified engine • Must meet operational guidelines and definition of drayage truck, as stated in RFP (Section I.D.2.e.iv) • For All Other Vehicles – up to 50% of the cost o 2010 or newer model year certified engine Replaced vehicle or equipment must be scrapped or engine remanufactured to the next EPA Standard How Much Of the Project Cost Will DieselWise Indiana Cover 11
  12. 12.  Public-Private alternative fuel infrastructure/fleet partnerships • Labor and equipment for eligible public or public-private CNG or LNG infrastructure projects – up to 75% of the cost • Private alternative fuel infrastructure projects can be deemed eligible with a public need demonstration • Public need fleets must demonstrate existing or future commitment to support adequate fuel volume of infrastructure How Much Of the Project Cost Will DieselWise Indiana Cover 12
  13. 13. What is the Review, Selection and Implementation Process 1. Submit proposals to DieselWise Indiana via email or hard copy 2. Reviewed by technical staff and given numerical score and then rank-ordered 3. Funding recommendations finalized based on score, rank and other factors 4. Grant Agreement developed and executed by all parties 5. Upon full execution of Grant Agreement, project can move forward 13
  14. 14. What are the Evaluation Criteria Criteria Points Project’s total emission reduction potential (based on type of project and/or the use of vehicle). 25 Level of commitment from the equipment owner/operator. This includes the willingness of the owner/operator to provide a financial match to leverage grant funds and/or provide an in-kind match, as well as a documented commitment to ensure project goals are met. 25 Proximity to sensitive populations such as daycare facilities, schools, nursing homes, and residential areas. 15 Term remaining of useful vehicle life. 15 Reduction in fuel and oil consumption and other fluid or solid wastes from idling diesel engines. 15 Willingness to establish and enforce an Idle Restriction and Use Policy to maximize the use of onroad or nonroad idle reduction technologies and exhaust retrofit technologies. 5 BONUS: Bonus points will be provided to Indiana owned and operated business enterprises (include Indiana Economic Impact documentation). 5 BONUS: Active participant in the State of Indiana Minority and Women Business Enterprise Participation Plan (include MBE/WBE documentation). 5 14
  15. 15. Questions
  16. 16. IDEM Website www.IN.gov/idem/ DieselWise Indiana Web Site http://www.in.gov/idem/5255.htm Shawn Seals (Air Quality, Transportation Planning and DieselWise Indiana) (317) 233-0425 SSeals@idem.IN.gov Carl Lisek South Shore Clean Cities (219) 644-3690 clisek@southshorecleancities.org Where Can I Get More Information

×