Environment/Clean

It Pay$ to Plug In: Offsets the cost of purchasing and installing electric vehicle charging stations to expand the state’s network of electric vehicle infrastructure. The grants are available to businesses, governments, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Private residential dwellings are not eligible for grants. 

Diesel Replacement Program: Grants to install pollution devices on or to replace qualifying non-road construction equipment. The grants are available to qualifying public, private, for-profit, not-for-profit, educational, or governmental entities that own non-road construction equipment being used on a current or future construction project in New Jersey. The Off-Road Diesel Replacement Grant is limited to a maximum award of $100,000 per piece of equipment.

New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program – Residential New Construction: Offers technical support and incentives to builders that increase the energy efficiency and environmental performance of residential new construction buildings (single and multifamily).

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund: Provide low-interest loans to finance the costs of infrastructure needed to achieve or maintain compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements and to protect public health. Financing is available for various construction projects, including water treatment facilities, to address non-compliance with Surface Water Treatment requirements, violations, maximum contaminant levels, and other issues. Eligible entities include publicly or privately owned community water systems and nonprofit non-community water systems in New Jersey. 

New Jersey Water Bank Program: Provides low-cost financing for the design, construction, and implementation of projects that help protect and improve water quality and help ensure safe and adequate drinking water.

New Jersey Clean Energy Progam – Large Energy Users: Encourages large commercial and industrial utility customers that have facilities in New Jersey to upgrade or install energy-conserving measures in existing buildings and to help offset these capital costs. These efficiency upgrades are customized to meet the requirements of the customers’ existing facilities. Eligible entities must have incurred at least $5,000,000 in total annual energy costs between July 2021 and June 2022 as billed by NJ Utilities and pay the Societal Benefits Charge.

New Construction Energy Efficiency: Offers financial incentives to promote energy-efficient new construction and substantial renovation projects for commercial and industrial facilities. The program encourages building owners, designers, and architects to go beyond the minimum efficiency requirements set by building codes. The program is also available to residential builders. 

Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Remediation, Upgrade, and Closure Fund: Provides financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to eligible owners and operators for the closure and remediation of discharges from unregulated petroleum underground storage tanks, and for the closure and remediation of State-regulated petroleum underground storage tanks.