New York State will support long-term, transformational electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicle solutions that support cost reduction, improve infrastructure, and address systemic challenges to expanded fleet electrification. The Electric Truck & Bus Challenge will award up to three grand prizes of $8 million each to accelerate the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and reduce air pollution and emissions in disadvantaged and other impacted communities in New York State.
How to Participate
Learn more about key steps to participating in the Electric Truck & Bus Challenge.
Before registering, complete our optional Organizational Readiness Tool to help determine eligibility and assess your fit for the challenge.
After assessing your fit through the Organizational Readiness Tool, registration is required by Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Once you’ve registered for the Electric Truck & Bus Challenge, complete and submit your proposal no later than Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
5. Phase One Awards
Informed by Scoring Committee results, the Selection Panel will review top-scoring submissions and select up to five Phase One Awardees in Winter 2021.
6. Phase Two Awards
Phase One Awardees will enter into an agreement with NYSERDA for a $100,000 planning grant to strengthen their proposals for the opportunity to win a $8 million award.
Let’s work together to build a cleaner, healthier State of New York.
The Electric Truck & Bus Challenge will accelerate the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, expand access to cost-effective, user-friendly solutions that reduce operational barriers, and reduce air pollution and carbon emissions in New York State. Solutions will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality in support of Governor Cuomo’s nation-leading climate goals. Only 91 Days to register.
Awards:- $ 24 Million