2018 DERA School Bus Rebate Program Now Open

October 3, 2018

Important Dates

Read about entire program at https://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-rebates

Activity Date
2018 DERA School Bus Rebate Program opens. EPA begins accepting applications with scans of titles and registrations submitted to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov. Monday, October 1, 2018
Webinar for applicants:
Call-in Number: 1-202-991-0477
Access Code: 210 7951#
Thursday, October 11, 2018
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET 
Deadline for submitting application questions to CleanDiesel@epa.gov helpline Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Deadline for emailing applications with scans of bus titles and registrations to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

4 p.m. ET

Official selection letters emailed to selectees  and wait-list posted online January 2019 (estimated)
Deadline for submitting copies of purchase orders for replacement buses April 2019 (estimated)
Deadline for submitting documentation of delivery of replacement buses and scrappage of old buses. EPA will send rebate payment within one month of receipt of complete materials.  September 2019

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Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents


Tags: Emissions · Incentives · School Buses