The District periodically has funding opportunities available for projects that will reduce air pollution in our county.
|Community Clean Air Incentives - Los Osos||Retire your old car, or get $ for trying out alternative transportation. For wood stove change-out projects, see the "2016 Wood Burning Change-out Program," below. Applicants must reside in Los Osos (93402).||OPEN|
|Engine Emission Reduction Incentive Program (Carl Moyer)||Helps fund replacement of on-road trucks and the replacement, repower or retrofit of off-road agricultural or construction equipment, and agricultural irrigation engines.||
|2016 Wood Burning Change-Out Program||Replace your old wood burning fireplace or stove with natural gas. Applicants must reside in Los Osos, Morro Bay, or Nipomo zip codes. Update: On June 22, 2016, the APCD Board augmented funding Los Osos and Nipomo and expanded the eligibility area for the Nipomo funding.||OPEN (CLOSED in SLO)|
|Old Car Buy Back||Sell your 1993 or older car, light truck or van for $1000. Click link or call 800-717-7624 for more information.||OPEN|
|Eastern County Emission Reduction Program||Equipment must be operated a portion of the time in the eastern area of SLO County, with highest priority given to those operating in the Carrizo Plains.||OPEN|
|School Bus Program||Funding for school bus replacements and retrofits.||CLOSED|
The Equipment Replacement Program for Off-Road, On-Road, Repowers and Electrifications, which had been closed, is now OPEN, due to additional funding becoming available in June, 2016.
On January 27, 2016 the APCD Board approved additional funding for the Engine Emission Reduction Incentive Program (EERIP) using a total of $416,782 from the State Carl Moyer Program and local AB923 funds. Grant projects funded with these monies provide the APCD with the opportunity to reduce emissions and help local companies significantly reduce their cost of upgrading to new, clean emitting equipment prior to regulation requirements. EERIP will fund the following:
The APCD continues to partner with a local network of truck and equipment dealers and scrap yards to help local businesses secure EERIP funding for their emission reduction projects. Some of the EERIP specifics include:
Contact APCD at 805-781-5912 for more information on this topic.
The following links are provided as a reference of other potential funding sources. The APCD has no involvement in these grants. If you are interested in any of the grant programs listed below please contact the administering agency.
California Air Resource Board
California Energy Commission Alternative and Renewable Fuel & Vehicle Technology Program: www.energy.ca.gov/altfuels/index.html
1% Loan to Local Governments for Energy Efficiency and Energy Generation Projects: www.energy.ca.gov/efficiency/financing/index.html
Energy Efficiency Programs for Local Government: www.energy.ca.gov/efficiency/public_programs.html
Energy Efficiency Programs:
California Energy Commission: www.energy.ca.gov/efficiency
Contact us for more information on this topic.