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Truck Replacement, Transport Refrigeration Units & Infrastructure - Goods Movement


Status: Application Period is currently CLOSED for Truck Replacement purchases through June 30, 2017.

Status: Application Period is currently CLOSED for Transportation Refrigeration Units through June 30, 2017



What is GMERP?

The Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program (GMERP) is an incentive program sponsored by Proposition 1B, a $1 billion state bond measure passed by voters in 2006. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (Sac Metro Air District) are program partners offering assistance to owners and operators of on-road heavy-duty vehicles and locomotives with the purchase of cleaner emission equipment and technologies. The goal of the program is to improve public health by reducing pollution associated with diesel emissions from goods movement throughout California.

Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program Status:

GMERP Year 5 Current Solicitation Approved Heavy-Duty Truck List.pdf

Year 5 funding is available in the Sacramento region for alternative fuel trucks, transport refrigeration units (TRU), locomotives, electric charging stations and hydrogen fueling units, and electrification infrastructure projects. The California ARB approved approximately:

  • $3 million for the truck associated projects

  • $300,000 for transportation refrigeration units

  • $10 million for locomotive purchases

GMERP October 7, 2015 Application Workshop Presentation.pdf

GMERP October 7, 2015 Application Workshop Flyer.pdf

How to Apply for Grant Funds:

For helpful application tips, please view the October 7, 2015 Application Workshop Presentation PDF.
Contact Heather E. Taylor or Kristian Damkier if applying for the following types of projects:

  • Three-Way Truck Transaction (All Fleets and Small Fleet Only)

  • Truck Stop Electrification Infrastructure

  • Electric Charging Stations or Hydrogen Fueling Units

Status: Closed




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