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11.20.23 Meeting

Nov 20, 2023

Researching Repowering


     CMAQ exhausted

     NYTVIP not available

     NY School Bus Incentive Program covers repowers. Where it is domiciled

     Supports repowering (page 5)

     address is important

     most likely because we go through city

     Eligibility Guidelines for the New York School Bus Incentive Program (NYSBIP or the Program)

     ^ Clarifications on School Bus Incentive

      $135,000 for Unique Electric Solutions Type C Battery Conversion (spreadsheet source)

     5,000 miles per year

     The average daily mileage per bus in NYS is around 80 miles. A 5,000-mile/year requirement, assuming 185 school days, works out to 27 miles per school day.

     NY School Bus Incentive Program Overview - NYSERDA

     First come first serve starting 11/29/23

     Volkswagen settlement maybe

     some states. See if open to New York State

     Eligible projects include the replacement or repower of medium and heavy-duty trucks, school and transit buses. Other eligible mitigation actions include engine repower for freight switcher locomotives, ferries, tugs, forklifts, and port cargo handling equipment.


     Open to private schools?

     How much?


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