Wyoming receives Volkswagen settlement funds

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The State of Wyoming has $8.2 million in funding available to provide entities money for diesel vehicle replacements and electric vehicle charging station deployment. This funding is the result of a partial consent decree with Volkswagen. Volkswagen used defeat devices allowing their vehicles to produce NOx emissions in excess of what is allowed for by law.

What does this mean for you?

In short, if your business owns and operates diesel vehicles (model years 1992-2006) you have the ability to apply for these funds to help purchase a new diesel, compressed natural gas, propane or electric vehicle to replace the old vehicle. The electric vehicle charging infrastructure application has not yet been released.

There will be two info sessions about this opportunity hosted by Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities (YTCC) and Energy Conservation Works (ECW). The purpose is to walk through the nuances of the application. YTCC and ECW can help determine if your vehicle(s) are eligible and if the program requirements fit the needs of your business.

In this round of funding there is $750,000 available for the state of Wyoming. Applications due March 31, 2019.

Wednesday, March 6, 10:00-11:30am
Location: Jackson Whole Grocer Community Room
Light breakfast provided
Please RSVP for March 6 to [email protected] 

From 10:00-10:30am we will provide an overview of the settlement and application requirements. From 10:30-11:30 we will discuss your specific vehicle replacement projects. Please come if you have a vehicle replacement in mind, or if you just want to learn more about the program.

Thursday, March 14, noon-1:30pm
Location: TBD
Lunch provided
Please RSVP for March 14 to [email protected]

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