Fuel Transformation Program

August 12, 2021


The Fuel Transformation Program is funded by part of a national settlement with Volkswagen. Funding for this program is being released in three parts. Part 1 is allocated for on-road vehicles. This includes trucks, port drayage vehicles, shuttle buses, and transit buses. Part 1 has three rounds. Round 1 was from February to April 22, 2021. Round 2 is from June 22 - August 20, 2021. Round 3 is from October 19 - December 17, 2021. A total of $16 million is allocated for Part 1. Part 2 will be allocated for freight switchers, Great Lakes ferries and tug boats, and shore power. Proposals for Part 2 will begin to be accepted in 2022. A total of $9 million will be allocated in Part 2. Part 3 will be allocated for port cargo handling equipment, forklifts, and airport ground support equipment. Proposals for Part 3 will begin to be accepted in early 2023. A total of $5 million will be allocated in Part 3.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: https://www.michigan.gov/egle/0,9429,7-135-70153_70155_3585_57765_78496-397560--,00.html
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Off-Road Electric Vehicles
Incentive Amount: Varies

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.