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Air Quality and Transportation Funding & Resources

 

Funding Image Funding for projects that address air quality, such as clean vehicle projects, are available from a number of federal, state, local, and non-profit entities. Funding Image

 

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Call for Projects

Funding for Vehicle Projects

Program / Incentive Description
Eligible Vehicles
Funding Amount
Eligible Applicants
Deadline

AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program

Financial Assistance for Light-Duty Vehicles that Fail Emissions Testing or are over 10 Years Old

Passenger

Vehicles

$600 for Repair

Up to $3,500 for Replacement

General Public

Until All Funds are Awarded

Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program FY 2018 (DERA)     

Grants for Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects: Replacements, Engine Repower, Upgrade, or Conversion, Cleaner Fuels and Additives, Idle Reduction, Retrofits, Aerodynamic Technologies,  Exhaust Controls                   

Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles, Marine Engines, Locomotives and Nonroad Equipment

 

Varies by Project Type

Regional, State, or Local Agencies, Nonprofit Organizations            * NCTCOG may apply on behalf of fleets in the region; if interested in applying through NCTCOG, contact aqgrants@nctcog.org

June 12, 2018

Clean Fleets North Texas 2018 Call for Projects

Grants for Replacement of Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles and Equipment

Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles and Equipment

 

45% for Electric

35% CARB Low NOx Engines

25% for All Others

 

Local Governments

Private Entities that Contract with Local Governments

Last Friday of each Month until All Funds Exhausted

Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG) Program

Grants for New Purchase or Lease, Replacement, Repower, Retrofit or Add-On of Emission-Reduction Technology for On-Road Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Non-Road Equipment, Marine Vessels, Locomotives or Stationary Engines
Medium or Heavy-Duty Vehicles (GVWR > 8,500)

Up to 80% of the Eligible Cost, not to exceed $12,500 per ton NOX reduced for locomotive or marine projects, or $17,500 per ton NOX reduced for all other projects

Individuals, Corporations, Organizations, Governments, School Districts, or Any Other Legal Entity August 15, 2018

Federal Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

Tax Credit for Purchase of Electric Vehicle (EV)

EV Passenger Vehicles and Light Trucks

$2,500 to $7,500 per New EV Purchased

Varies

Phases Out Based on Market Sales

Fleets for the Future

Discounted Prices through Cooperative Procurement to Purchase Alternative Fueled Vehicles and Related Infrastructure

 

Light, Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles

Varies

Public Fleets 

Varies

IC Bus Grant Program

Grants for New Purchases of Propane-Powered CE Series School Buses

School Buses

$5,000 per Purchase

School Districts

Until All Funds are Awarded

Low or No Emission Grant Program

Grants for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including required supporting facilities such as recharging, refueling, and maintenance facilities.

Transit Vehicles and Related Equipment or Facilities

 

Varies
State and Local Governments
June 18, 2018

Propane Council of Texas Incentives

Incentives to Purchase Propane Powered Vehicles or Convert Vehicles to Propane Power

Light, Medium or Heavy-Duty Vehicles    

up to $7,500 per Vehicle or Conversion

Private Companies

Until All Funds are Awarded

Texas Clean School Bus Program

Grants for the Replacement or Retrofit Older Diesel School Buses

School Buses

Up to 100% Retrofit Purchase and Installation Costs

Up to 75% Incremental Replacement Costs

Public Schools, Charter Schools and School Transportation Providers

April 26, 2019

Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program

Grants for Replacement or Repower of Diesel or Gasoline Vehicles with Natural Gas or Propane

Medium or Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Determined by Maximum Grant Amount Tables

Individuals, Corporations, Organizations, Governments School Districts, or Any Other Legal Entity

May 31, 2019

 

Funding for Other Strategies that Improve Air Quality
Program / Incentive Description
Eligible Projects
Funding Amount
Eligible Applicants
Deadline

Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

Funding for Research Projects to Advance Technology and Efficiency
Technology and Energy Efficiency Varies Unrestricted

Concept: 5/29/2018

Application: 7/13/2018

The Climate Trust Programs

Funding for New Innovative Projects that Offset Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 

Energy Efficiency

 

Varies

Public

Private

General Public

No Deadline

Database of State Incentives for Renewable and Efficiency (DSIRE)

Comprehensive Listing of Incentives and Policies

 

Energy Efficiency

 

Varies

Varies

No Deadline

Federal and State Incentive and Laws (Including Tax Credits)

Comprehensive listing of Federal and State Incentives related to Clean Vehicles and Fuels

 

Alternative Fueled Vehicles

 

Varies

Varies
No Deadline

North Texas Airport Emissions Reduction 2017 Call for Projects

Replace or Repower Diesel Ground Support Equipment

Airport Ground Support Equipment

 

25 - 40% of Incremental Costs

Public

Private

Final Deadline September 29, 2018

Propane Council of Texas Incentives

Incentives to Purchase Commercialized Propane Mowers, both Dedicated and Duel Fuel

 

Lawn Equipment

$1,000 per Propane Mower/ or Propane Conversion

Public

Private

Until All Funds are Awarded

Take a Load Off, Texas Incentive Programs

Incentives for Energy-Related Retrofit Projects Provided by Oncor

 

Energy Efficiency

 

Varies

Public

Private

General Public

No Deadline

Texas Loan STAR Revolving Loan Program

Low-Interest Loans to Finance Energy-Related, Cost-Reduction Retrofit Projects

 

Energy Efficiency

 

Up to a $8 Million Loan

Public

August 31, 2018

Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership Grant via Protec NEW!

Grants for purchase and installation of new fueling equipment

Infrastructure to support higher ethanol blend utilization Up to 85% State and local governments; businesses

August 31, 2018

Contact Andrew Greenberg at andy@protecfuel.com

 

 

 

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