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National Lab Tool Helps Buyers Compare Electric and Traditional Vehicles

Consumers seeking information about plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles can check out a vehicle purchase guidance tool created by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.The consumer education tool, “EVolution: Education on E-Drive Vehicles” – which originally debuted for Midwest states in early 2018 – is now available for consumers nationwide.

Grants to replace or repower heavy-duty or medium-duty vehicles or engines

TCEQ is accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grants Program (TNGVGP). Individuals, businesses, and governmental entities that currently operate heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicles in Texas are invited to repower the vehicles with a natural gas or propane engine or replace the vehicle with a new natural gas or

Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program

The Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP) provides rebates statewide to persons who purchase or lease an eligible new light-duty motor vehicle powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or hydrogen fuel cell or other electric drive (plug-in or plug-in hybrid).The program is now open and will accept applications

Upgrade or replace your refuse haulers!

The Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program is now accepting applications under the second round of funding with more than $41 million available to replace or repower vehicles configured to collect and transport municipal solid waste (refuse vehicles).Eligible vehicles include Class 7 and 8 refuse vehicles powered by a diesel engine of a model year 1992-2009.

Texas Clean Cities Coordinators Meet up at National Conference in Salt Lake City

Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance, as a part of the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, participates annually in a national training session with approximately 90 Clean Cities Coalitions from across the nation. Our director, Elizabeth Munger, third from left, represented Central Texas along with the other 3 Texas Clean Cities Coordinators (Lori Clark, DFW;

Lone Star Clean Fuels Stakeholders Awarded VW Funds for School, Transit and Shuttle Bus Replacement 

Congratulations to Eanes ISD and Capital Metro!  Both entities successfully competed for funding from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program.  They were joined by Thorndale ISD, Liberty Hill ISD and a Bell County ISD in claiming the $5.7M made available to Central Texas in the initial funding round. Congratulations!