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New Electric UTV Voucher Program Announced

Jan 16, 2024 10:49AM ● By Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District News Release

DAVIS, CA (MPG) - Yolo County and the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (District) are excited to announce the launch of the new Zero-Emission UTV Voucher Program which offers monetary incentives for local agricultural operators to support the transition from diesel or gasoline-powered UTVs to zero-emission UTVs. Partnering with CARB, Yolo County and the District are expanding the FARMER program by offering these incentives to foster sustainable practices within our local agricultural community. The benefits of transitioning include reduced pollutant emissions as well as cost savings with lower fuel expenses.

The Program will provide vouchers to qualifying Applicants for up to 75% of the eligible cost of new equipment, with a maximum eligible funding amount of $13,500. Yolo County residents may be able to receive increased incentives. To quality for this voucher program, applicants must have an existing, operational diesel or gasoline powered UTV with less than 25 horsepower and agree to destroy or render it permanently inoperable. In addition to emitting zero tailpipe emissions, the new equipment must not have been previously owned and must be indicated as new by the dealer at the time of purchase.

A list of eligible equipment and maximum voucher amounts can be found on the District’s website at For questions about the Zero-Emission UTV Voucher Program, contact the District by phone at (530) 757-3650 or email [email protected].

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