Diesel Emission Reduction Project Funding

March 21, 2024


The Iowa Department of Transportation (IowaDOT) provides funding for the replacement, retrofit, or conversion of medium- and heavy-duty (MHD) on-road diesel vehicles with new diesel or alternative fuel vehicles. Funded projects include vehicle replacement and engine replacement with zero tailpipe emissions as well as electrified parking space projects. 2024 funding details are not yet available.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: https://iowadot.gov/dera/
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles
  • Electric School Buses
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
  • Direct Current Fast Charging Equipment
Incentive Amount: Vehicle or Equipment Replacement with Zero tailpipe Emission Power Source: 45% Engine Replacement with Zero-tailpipe Emission Power Source: 60% EPA Verified Electrified Parking Space Technologies: 30%


Name: General Information
Organization: Iowa Department of Transportation
Address: 800 Lincoln Way
Ames IA 50010
Phone: (515) 239-1101

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.