Air Quality Funding

 

Funding for Consumer Alternative Fuel Vehicle
and Infrastructure Purchases
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Acronyms

EV - Electric Vehicle PHEV - Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle
CNG - Compressed Natural Gas LPG - Liquefied Petroleum Gas
FCEV - Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle GVWR - Gross Vehicle Weight Rating



Comprehensive List of Annual Funding for Vehicles and Infrastructure [Excel]

Funding for Consumer Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Infrastructure Purchases

AFDC Federal and State Laws and Incentives - Comprehensive list of all the incentives available for alternative fuel vehicles or infrastructure

 
Program/Incentive Eligible Activities Funding Amount Deadline to Apply
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit Installation of qualified residential fueling equipment, such as EV charging infrastructure Up to $1,000 tax credit December 31, 2032
Electric Vehicle (EV) and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Tax Credit* New EV, PHEV, or FCEV with a GVWR of 14,000 lbs. or less with final assembly in North America
$2,500 - $7,500 tax credit
No deadline
 
GreenSense Incentive Program*
for Denton Municipal Electric (DME) customers
EVs and E-bikes EV: $1500
E-bike: 50% up to $1000
No deadline
Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program* New purchase or lease of a light-duty EV, PHEV, or FCEV Up to $2,500 First-come, first-served until March 22, 2024
Previously Owned Clean Vehicle Credit*
 
Used EV, PHEV, or FCEV with a GVWR of 14,000 lbs. or less Up to $4,000 tax credit No deadline
United Cooperative Services Rebates 
for United Cooperative Services customers
Electric vehicle charger, fuel conversion rebates, and other energy efficiency improvements Rebates vary based on activity End of 2024 or until funds are depleted
 
 *Can be combined
 

Funding for Fleet Vehicles and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure

AFDC Federal and State Laws and Incentives - Comprehensive list of all the incentives available for alternative fuel vehicles or infrastructure

Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Introduction Video 

 
Program/Incentive Eligible
Activities
Funding
Amount
Deadline to Apply
Alternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit Alternative fuel sold or used as a fuel to operate a motor vehicle $0.50 per gallon (GGE for natural gas and propane) December 31, 2024
Alternative Fueling Facilities Program Construct or reconstruct fueling facilities that provide alternative fuels, including electric charging infrastructure, within the Clean Transportation Zone $400,000 for CNG or LNG project

$600,000 for combined CNG and LNG project

50% of the total eligible project cost up to $600,000 for other alternative fuels
March 22, 2024
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit Installation of alternative fuel infrastructure equipment in eligible locations, including EV charging infrastructure Up to 30% tax credit December 31, 2032
2023 Clean School Bus Rebate Program Replacement of school buses with clean and zero-emission models Up to 100%, varies depending on fuel type and GVWR Deadline extended to February 14, 2024
Commercial Electric Vehicle (EV) and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Tax Credit* New EV, PHEV, or FCEV
15% of the purchase price for PHEVs

30% of the purchase price for EVs and FCEVs

Maximum tax credit of $7,500 for vehicles under 14,000 lbs. GVWR and $40,000 for vehicles over 14,000 lbs. GVWR
No deadline
Electric Vehicle (EV) and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Tax Credit* New EV, PHEV, or FCEV with a GVWR of 14,000 lbs. or less with final assembly in North America $2,500 - $7,500 tax credit No deadline
Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program Infrastructure to increase significantly the sales and use of higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel Up to 75% of eligible project costs, not to exceed $5 million Opens quarterly through September 2024, next deadline March 31, 2024
Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program* New purchase or lease of a light-duty EV, PHEV, or FCEV Up to $2,500 March 22, 2024
Texas Hydrogen Infrastructure, Vehicle, and Equipment Grant Program Replacement or repower of heavy-duty vehicles and equipment with hydrogen models or installation of refueling infrastructure Varies based on project type February 27, 2024
TxVEMP All-Electric Grant Program






 
Replacement or repower of eligible heavy-duty diesel vehicles or equipment or installation of refueling infrastructure Up to 100% of the incremental cost of the project for government entities

Up to 75% for nongovernmental entities
First-come, first-served until August 31, 2025
 *Can be combined


Funding for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

DSIRE - Provides info on federal and state programs related to renewables, fuel cells, and energy efficiency

DOE Solar Research And Development Funding Programs

EPA Clean Energy Programs

Program/Incentive Eligible Activities Funding Amount Deadline to Apply
Energy Efficiency and Climate Justice Block Grants Clean energy and energy efficiency $3,000,000,000 To remain available through September 30, 2026
EPA Clean Ports Program Purchase or install of zero-emission port equipment or technology, to conduct any relevant planning or permitting in connection with the purchase or installation of such zero-emission port equipment or technology, and to develop qualified climate action plans Varies depending on activity September 30, 2027
Energy Improvement in Rural or Remote Areas Clean energy and energy efficiency $1,000,000,000 $200,000,000 appropriated annually for fiscal years 2022 through 2026 (to remain available until expended)
Take a Load Off, Texas Incentive Programs Energy efficiency measures Varies No deadline

 

Other Funding Resources

Better Buildings Financing Navigator
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Guidebook, Pages 155-225 (PDF)
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Resource Hub 
DSIRE - Provides info on federal and state programs related to renewables, fuel cells, and energy efficiency
Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Guidebook Programs List
IRA Tax Credits for Clean Energy and Alternative Fuel Vehicles
EPA Funding Announcements from the IRA and BIL
EV Incentives for Consumers