Clean Diesel Program – Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA)

The Hawaii Department of Health participates in the federal Clean Diesel Program in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The department receives funds via the State DERA grant.

A brief summary of projects with subgrantee partners is listed below.

Subgrantee Project Description Funding Notes
HI Dept of Transportation, Highways Division Replacement of Zipmobile DERA $389,916.  State $1,470,084 FY14-16.  Completed Spring 2019.
C&C Honolulu, Board of Water Supply Replacement of 5 diesel work vehicles DERA $142,404.  State/C&C $427,209 FY17-18.  Three of five vehicles completed in Fall 2019.
C&C Honolulu, Division of Transportation Services Replacement of 2 diesel buses with all-electric buses DERA $471,244.  State/C&C $852,401.  HSEO $226,175. FY17-18. Pending agreements.  The HI State Energy Office is providing matching funds in order to obtain a 50% incentive in federal funds.