Green Freight Program

By mmuise

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

Applicants must:

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