Green Freight Program

By mmuise
Description:

The Green Freight Program is designed to help fleets reduce their fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through fleet energy assessments, fleet retrofits, engine repowers, logistical best-practice implementation and the purchase of low carbon vehicles. This will be administered through two key funding streams:
a) Stream 1 – Assess and Retrofit;
b) Stream 2 – Repower and Replace.


Comments on Funding:

Stream 1: Assess and Retrofit:
a) For Fleet Energy Assessments, the program will provide up to 50% per company, to a maximum of $40,000.
b) For Truck/Trailer Equipment Retrofits, the program has established a list of eligible technologies and will provide up to 50% per device. The maximum amount payable for eligible activities under Stream 1 is $250,000 per applicant.

Stream 2: Repower and Replace:
- Providing non-repayable contributions towards fuels switching, engine repowers, and purchase of low carbon alternative fuel.
- The program will contribute up to 50% of the total project costs up to a maximum of $5 million per project.

Deadline: Continuous Intake for Stream 1 November 16, 2023 for Stream 2
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be freight companies in Canada;
  • undergo third-party fleet assessments, implement truck/trailer retrofits, and purchase new alternative fuel vehicles.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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Other Things to Note:

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mmuise