Volkswagen Settlement - Phase 1

On July 29, 2020, Phase 1 Awards were announced. Read more about the success stories here.

The competitive application process resulted in 116 proposals for two grant programs: the Diesel Bus and Vehicle Program and the ZEV Infrastructure Program. The awards include:

  • $12.2 million for school bus replacements

  • $6.1 million for transit bus replacements
  • $4.2 million for on-road heavy duty equipment, including refuse haulers, dump trucks and debris trucks
  • $3.4 million for ZEV DC Fast Charge stations

Diesel Bus and Vehicle Program Awards 

DC Fast Charge Awards

Phase 1 Report

Phase 2 timeline for the next rounds of applications to be announced. To be notified for future Phase 2 announcements, please send an email with "Subscribe" in the subject line to daq.nc_vwgrants@ncdenr.gov.

Urban and Rural NOx Reductions

Urban and Rural NOx Reductions

Maps of Awarded Projects

Maps of Awarded Projects