Diesel Low Emissions Incentive Grant

July 15, 2003


Through the Arizona Department of Commerce's Clean Air Fund, grants are available for the purchase of alternative and clean-burning fuels. The amount of the grant cannot exceed the incremental costs from conventional diesel fuel, excluding taxes. Furthermore, grants under this program may be available for school buses and other municipal vehicles. Specifically, the vehicle must have a gross vehicle weight rating of at least 17,500 pounds, may not be a recreational vehicle as defined by Arizona law, the recipient must intend to have the vehicle registered in Arizona at least three years from the date of grant receipt, and the recipient must plan to operate the vehicle at least 50% of the time in area A (Greater Pheonix) or area B (metropolitan Tucson).

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Arizona
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Start Date: 06/30/03
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Renewable Fuels
Incentive Amount: Varies
Maximum Incentive: Not to exceed incremental costs from conventional diesel fuel, excluding taxes


Name: ARS 49-551.01 (HB 2560 of 2002)
Date Enacted: 05/22/02
Effective Date: 06/30/03
Expiration Date: 06/30/05


Name: Mark Lewandowski
Organization: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Phone: (602) 771-2230
Email: lewandowski.mark@ev.state.az.us

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.