Category: Incentive Programs AQ

  • Uinta Basin Oil and Gas Engine Electrification Grant

    A Targeted Air Shed Grant Program In 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency identified the Uinta Basin as one of the top five most polluted areas for ozone, resulting in an award of $5 million to the Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) to reduce emissions from oil and gas operations. DAQ offers incentives for oil…

  • Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Funding Assistance Program

    During the 2019 General Legislative Session, the State Legislature appropriated $4.9 million to be used as an incentive for the installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) throughout the State. The EVSE Incentive Program allows businesses, non-profit organizations, and other governmental entities (excluding State Executive Branch agencies) to apply for a grant for reimbursement of…

  • Eligibility: Volkswagen Settlement

    Entities: Government entities as defined in Utah Code § 63G-7-102(4) and federal government agencies. Eligible Equipment (Application forms listed in next section) Vehicle or engine replacements of Class 4-8 local freight trucks, school buses, shuttle buses, and/or transit buses (323 KB), engine model years 1992-2006*. VW funding is available for: Up to 50% of the cost…

  • Green Vehicle Guide: Clean Fuels Program

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed the Green Vehicle Guide to help you find information on vehicles that are more efficient and less polluting. Reducing vehicle emissions and increasing fuel economy helps the environment and cuts fuel costs. Consider a SmartWay Vehicle EPA rates each new car, truck, and SUV for greenhouse gas and smog-forming…

  • HB70 CNG Retrofits: Clean Fuels Program

    The Utah State Legislation passed HB70 during the 2010 general legislative session. This bill addresses the retrofitting of vehicles to operate on compressed natural gas. Specifically the bill requires: the vehicle retrofitted shall be inspected by a CSA America CNG fuel system inspector to meet NFPA 52 code; the vehicle retrofitted shall pass the emission…

  • CARROT Program
    (Clean Air Retrofit, Replacement, and Off-Road Technology)
    A Voluntary Emissions-Reduction Program

    There are no active incentive programs right now. Join our mailing list to stay up to date on future programs. You can stay up to date on our discount and exchange programs by receiving email notifications. About the CARROT Program The CARROT (Clean Air Retrofit, Replacement, and Off-Road Technology) Program was enacted in 2014 by…

  • Air Quality Incentive Programs

    The Utah Division of Air Quality administers several incentive programs created to encourage individuals and businesses to reduce emissions.

  • Alternative Fuel Heavy-Duty Vehicle Tax Credit Program

    The state provides an income tax credit for the qualified purchase of a natural gas heavy duty vehicle which is defined in 59-7-618 and 59-10-1033 UCA as a commercial category 7 or 8 vehicle that has never been titled or registered. The credit is limited to an aggregate annual amount of $500,000.

  • Vehicle Repair and Replacement Assistance Program (VRRAP) for Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, and Weber Counties

    The Cache County Vehicle Repair and Replacement Assistance Program (VRRAP) provides funding assistance to individuals whose vehicle is failing vehicle emission standards to either replace their failing vehicle with a newer, cleaner one or to repair it.

  • Utah Clean Fleet Program

    The Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, has created voluntary measures for fleets to reduce emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines through the Utah Clean Diesel Program. There are multiple funding opportunities available for certain eligible vehicles/ equipment detailed below. Government and private fleets are encouraged to apply.

  • Stakeholder & Public Input Process: Volkswagen Settlement

    Volkswagen Advisory Committee DEQ established an advisory committee to develop recommendations for Utah. The agency asked the committee to identify and evaluate eligible mitigation actions, suggest funding options, and develop recommendations for public review and comment. See their recommendations. The advisory committee recommendations, the public comments received during the November 2017 public comment period, and…

  • DEQ’s Cost-Per-Ton Analysis of Eligible Vehicles/Equipment Replacement Projects: Volkswagen Settlement

    The following chart shows the cost-per-ton of NOx emissions reduced by replacing eligible vehicles and equipment. For a comparison, the green line represents the cost-per-ton of excess NOx emissions from the affected Volkswagen (VW) vehicles that VW will pay in penalties through the settlement to the State. Note: Costs for new forklifts, airport ground support…

  • Volkswagen Settlement

    The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has selected 18 government entities to receive funding for electric vehicle charging projects through the State’s $35 million share of the Volkswagen Clean Diesel Settlement.

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