Air Quality Funding

 

Funding for Vehicles


 

 


Funding for Vehicle Projects

Program/Incentive
Description
Eligible
Vehicles
Funding
Amount
Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Federal Electric Vehicle Tax Credit
Tax credit for the puchase of an electric vehicle (EV)
EV Passenger Vehicles and Light Trucks $2,500-$7,500 Per New EV Purchased Varies Phases Are Based On Market Sales
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
Propane Council of Texas Incentive
Incentive to purchase propane-powered vehicles or convert vehicles to propane power
Light, Medium, and Heavy-Duty Vehicles Up to $7,500 Per Vehicle or Conversion Private Fleets, Local Governments, State Fleets, Law Enforcement, School White Fleets, or Non-Profit Fleets Until All Funds Are Awarded
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
Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP)
Rebates for purchase or lease of an eligible new motor vehicle powered by alternative fuels
Light-Duty Vehicles Up to $5,000 for CNG or LPG Anyone (Individuals, Businesses, Governments, etc.) with the Limitation of Only Vehicles Purchased or Leased in Texas are Eligible for the Incentive May 31, 2019
Seaport and Rail Yard Areas Emissions Reduction Program 
Grants for replacement or repower of old diesel vehicles and equipment with new diesel, alternative fuel or electric vehicles and equipment
On-Road/Non-Road Drayage Trucks & Cargo Handling Equipment Up To 80% of Incremental Costs Legal Entities That Operate at Eligible
Seaport Terminals and Class I Intermodal Rail Yards
May 29, 2019
Fire, Ambulance and Services Truck (FAST) Fund
Provides funds for eligible vehicles to provide emergency response and special services to rural communities
Fire Trucks, Ambulances, Rescue Equipment, and Other Similar Vehicles and Equipment Up to $500,000 Per Jurisdiction Non-Entitlement Communities; See Link for Full Eligibility June 13, 2019
Fiscal Year 2019 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement
Grants to fund research for a broad portfolio of technologies
Advance Batteries; Energy Efficient Mobility Systems and Powertrains; and Alternative Fuels Varies Per Topic; Ranges From $350,000 - $7,500,000 Varies Per Topic; Includes Higher Education, OEMs, Individuals, and Public and Private Entities To Submit Full Application, Concept Paper Deadline Due
May 1, 2019
 
 

Funding for Other Strategies that Improve Air Quality 

Program/Incentive
Description
Eligible
Projects
Funding
Amount
Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
The Climate Trust Programs
Funding for new innovate projects that offset greenhouse gas emissions
Energy Efficiency Varies Public
Private
General Public
No Deadline
Database of State Incentives for Renewable and Efficiency
Comprehensive listing of incentives and policies
Energy Efficiency Varies Varies No Deadline
Federal and State Incentives and Laws (Including Tax Credits)
Comprehensive listing of Federal and State incentives related to clean vehicles and fuels
Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Varies Varies Varies
North Texas Airport Emissions Reduction 2017 Call for Projects
Replace or repower diesel ground support equipment
Airport Ground Support Equipment 25-40% of the Incremental Cost Public
Private
CLOSED, Will Reopen Soon
Propane Council of Texas Incentive
Incentive to purchase commercialized propane mowers, both dedicated and duel fuel

*Can be combined with the incentive below
Lawn Equipment $1,000 Per Propane Mower or Propane Conversion Public
Private
Until All Funds Are Awarded
Propane Education & Research Council Incentive
Incentives to purchase dedicated commercialized propane mowers

*Can be combined with the incentive above
Lawn Equipment $1,000* Per Propane Mower or $500* Per 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
LoanSTAR Program
Low-interest loans to assist financing facility retrofit projects
Energy Efficiency Maximum Loan Size Per Application: $8 Million

For Loans Funded With Repaid ARRA Funds, The Minimum Loan Size is $3 Million
Governments, School Districts, Institutions of Higher Education, and Tax-supported Public Hospital Districts First Come First Served Until August 30, 2019