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The Zero Emission School Bus and Infrastructure (ZESBI) incentive project is now open for applications.  

The Zero-Emission School Bus and Infrastructure (ZESBI) incentive project pairs zero-emission school bus vehicle incentives through the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with charging infrastructure incentives through the California Energy Commission (CEC). A total of $500 million is appropriated from Senate Bill (SB) 114 for ZESBI. In Fiscal Year 2023-24, $375 million is allocated to support purchases of qualifying zero-emission (ZE) school buses and $125 million is allocated to support infrastructure and associated cost incentives.

ZESBI’s initial application window opened on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 10:00am Pacific Time and will remain open until Monday, September 30, 2024, at 5:00pm Pacific Time.  APPLY TODAY.