Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Electric Solicitation Grant

May 25, 2023


*Note: The most recent application period closed on August 24, 2022

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's (MassDEP)  Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Electric Solicitation Grant is a competitive grant program that provides public and private entities the funding for eligible diesel emissions reduction projects. Eligible costs include one charging unit per battery electric-powered vehicle.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-a-diesel-emissions-reduction-act-dera-electric-solicitation-grant
Administrator: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
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: Cayla Paulding
Organization: MassDEP
Email: cayla.paulding@mass.gov

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.