Grants to Replace Aging Diesel Engines (GRADE) Funding Now Available for 2022!

The Mecklenburg County Air Quality improvement program called Grants to Replace Aging Diesel Engines or GRADE is now accepting applications for funding. Over $300,000 is available in the form of rebates to cover 25%-60% of the cost to replace or repower heavy-duty vehicles and equipment operating in the Charlotte region. Applicants can request funding to purchase new, less polluting fuel technology such as electric, diesel, alternative fuel and hybrid electric. 

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Airport GSE
  • Dump Trucks
  • Pavers
  • Semi-trucks
  • Box Trucks
  • Excavators
  • Roll-off trucks
  • Tractors
  • Bulldozers
  • Forklifts
  • Rollers
  • Wheel Loaders
  • Compactors
  • Grinders
  • Scrapers

For more information and to access the one-page application visit the GRADE homepage HERE.

Read about current and past project successes here to get ideas for your fleet replacements. 

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