Solicitation Type
Grant Funding Opportunity
Solicitation Number
Solicitation Status
Awarded   —   Notice of Proposed Award
(Cover Letter and Results Table)
Fuels and Transportation
Release Date
Submission Deadline
Questions Deadline


The California Energy Commission’s (Energy Commission’s) School Bus Replacement Program announces the availability of up to $78.7 million in grant funds for the replacement of the oldest school buses in California.

Additional Information

  • Rank List of Electric School Bus Applicants (see Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 1 makes changes to the solicitation manual (see Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 2 updates/edits the GFO Application Manual as follows: update the Application (Attachment 1), the instructions to the application and add an Appendix B to the application all to include joint power authorities (JPA); update Attachment 13 to include a PDF of Appendix B; clarify that each applicant is eligible to receive a maximum of 10 school buses; and add reference to Appendix B in evaluation criterion (see Solicitation Files).
  • Addendum 4 updates/edits the GFO Application Manual as follows: clarify how the award amount will be determined, delete the requirement that the electronic PDF version of the application must include a signature, add information for applicants using the electronic system for submitting an application, and edit the Abstract Administrative Screening Criteria (see Solicitation Files).
  • Attendee Lists and Questions and Answers (see Solicitation Files)
  • Notice of Proposed Award and Revised Notices (see Solicitation Files)

Pre-Application Workshop - June 12, 2018

Solicitation Files