Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects

The deadline to submit applications was 1 p.m. PDT August 31, 2020.  Up to $35 million will be awarded to eligible projects statewide through this competitive solicitation. Projects that benefit disadvantaged or low-income communities may be prioritized for award.

A second solicitation offering an additional $35 million is expected to be released by mid-2022.

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Access the Grants Management Portal:

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The following pertains to the solicitation for the first installment, which closed on August 31, 2020:

Eligibility and Key Requirements

Public agencies and private businesses are eligible to participate in this program.

Eligible projects include:

Key project requirements include:

A complete description of the eligibility requirements, application instructions, evaluation criteria, and other requirements is available in the Guidance document located in the “Resources” section below.

Required Supporting Documentation

The following is a partial list of key supporting documentation that was needed for completing an application. A complete list of all information required to complete the application is available in the Guidance document.

For All Projects:

Additionally, for Scrap and Replace/Repower Projects

Additionally, for Shore Power Projects

Pre-Application Webinars

The webinars covered the program requirements, applicant eligibility, project eligibility, the application process, and how to use the online application system. The following webinars were hosted:

Recordings of the webinars are posted in the “Resources” section for on-demand viewing.


We are no longer accepting questions regarding this solicitation.  Answered questions are available in the Questions and Answers document in the “Resources” section. 

If you need assistance using or have questions about the online grants management system, please email us at or call us at 1-844-9VW-FUND. 

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