Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Program

March 10, 2023


Note: The 2022 application is closed, the next cycle is expected to open September 2023.

The Diesel Emission Reduction Grant (DERG) Program is administered by the Ohio EPA and is supported with money from the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) from the Federal Highway Administration. This program provides incentives for the retirement and replacement of old diesel buses to public transit systems in Ohio. For more information, visit the program website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Ohio
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site: https://epa.ohio.gov/divisions-and-offices/environmental-education/grant-programs/diesel-emission-reduction-grants
Administrator: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Electric Transit Buses
Incentive Amount: Varies


Name: Ohio Diesel Emission Reduction Grant Program
Address: 50 W. Town St., Suite 700
Columbus OH 43215
Phone: (614) 644-2873
Email: DERG@epa.ohio.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.