The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is currently accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) TCSB. Approximately $6.2 million in grants is available state-wide for school districts, charter schools, and transportation systems provided by countywide school districts, to replace or retrofit school buses operating on a regular daily route to and from school.
Grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis to reimburse up to 80% of the cost to replace a school bus with a newer, cleaner model, and up to 100% of the cost to retrofit a school bus.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on December 17, 2020 or until all funding is awarded.
For more information on the grant program and to access up-to-date information on the application criteria and process, or to receive copies of the application forms, visit www.terpgrants.org
Diesel Emissions Reduction Incentive (ERIG)
Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants
$30.2M Summer of 2020 Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grants Program (TNGVGP) $7.7M Open now Seaport & Rail Yard Areas Emissions Reduction Program (SPRY) $4.6M Early 2020 Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP) $3.9M Early Spring 2020 Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP) $3.8M Open now Port Authorities Studies & Pilot Programs $500,000 Winter 2019 Texas Clean School Bus Program (TCSB) $3.1M Winter 2019 Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP) $6M Open now New Technology Implementation Grant (NTIG) $2.3M Spring 2020 Governmental Alternative Fuel Fleet Grant Program (GAFF) $3M Spring 2020
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 propane powered vehicle. Applications will be accepted until February 26, 2021, or until all available funds are awarded.
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 until January 7, 2021 or until funds are allocated.
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. Refuse vehicles may include garbage trucks, recycling trucks, roll-off trucks, dump trucks, grapple trucks, and chipper trucks. An eligible refuse vehicle may be replaced or repowered with a new all-electric, diesel, or alternative fuel vehicle or engine.
Find the application and details here.
Applications will be accepted until October 8, 2020, or until all funds have been awarded.
Their Environmental Improvement Rebate can provide qualified districts up to a $5,000 rebate* toward every new school bus fueled by propane autogas when you become a Suburban Propane Customer.
*Terms and conditions apply. Click here for details.