Driving a Cleaner Illinois Program

March 21, 2024


Driving a Cleaner Illinois was created by the Illinois EPA as a grant program developed to distribute funding for various diesel emission reduction projects. When a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is available for applicants, it is posted on the program website. The 2023 funding round is focused on school buses and the application deadline was September 5, 2023. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Illinois
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: https://epa.illinois.gov/topics/air-quality/driving-a-cleaner-illinois.html
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Electric School Buses
  • Direct Current Fast Charging Equipment
  • Make-Ready Equipment
Incentive Amount: Varies by funding source

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.