Reduce Emissions from Diesels (Go RED!) Program

May 25, 2023


The Reduce Emissions from Diesels (Go RED!) Program is a competitive grant program for eligible public, private, and nonprofit entities in the state to reduce diesel emissions. Eligible projects include vehicle (school/transit buses, medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, etc.) replacements, and engine upgrades, among others. Eligible costs for battery electric powered vehicles include the purchase/installation of one charging unit per vehicle.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis using the schedule below and are dependent on the remaining funds: 

December 31, 2022 (First application period); 

January 31, 2023 (Second application period); 

February 28, 2023 (Third application period); 

March 31, 2023 (Fourth application period); 

April 30, 2023 (Fifth application period); 

May 31, 2023 (Sixth application period); 

June 30, 2023 (Final application period)

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Arkansas
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Division of Environmental Quality
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Medium-Duty Electric Vehicles
  • Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles
  • Electric School Buses
  • Electric Transit Buses
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Varies
Maximum Incentive: Varies


Name: Katrina Jones
Organization: Arkansas DEQ
Phone: (501) 683-6267
Name: Deiona McKnight
Phone: (501) 682-0641

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.