The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announced the Connecticut Clean Fuel Program funds it plans to award to regional municipalities and agencies. The fund total for this round is $925,776 and comes from the Federal Highway Administration through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program.

The program’s goal is to encourage the use of alternative-fuel vehicles and or diesel retrofit technologies or emissions control devices. Funds given through the program pay the difference between buying a standard vehicle and an alternative-fuel vehicle or pay for the full cost of any diesel retrofit technologies. Funding recipients have until Dec. 31, 2014, to purchase a given vehicle or retrofit technology to receive reimbursement.

Recipients of 2013 program funds are:

  • Town of Coventry $15,900
  • Eastern Highlands Health District $16,171
  • Town of Enfield $175,000
  • Town of Glastonbury $46,359
  • Greater Hartford Transit District $191,100
  • Town of Manchester $12,000
  • City of Meriden $31,000
  • Metropolitan District Commission $174,421
  • Norwich Public Works $13,453
  • Town of Ridgefield $7,700
  • UCONN $180,000
  • Town of Wallingford $27,300
  • Town of Wethersfield $20,460
  • Town of Windsor $14,912