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TCEQ’s Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program Still has $15M

The TNGVGP provides grants to encourage an entity that owns and operates a heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicle to repower the vehicle with a propane autogas or natural gas engine or replace the vehicle with a propane autogas or natural gas vehicle. Grant applicants are no longer required to go through a Participating Dealer under contract with the TCEQ to apply.
Deadline for this one is May 31, 2019.

Deadline Extended for EPA Diesel Engine Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has grant funding available to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from older diesel engines. The Capital Area Council of Governments’ (CAPCOG) Air Quality Program is soliciting projects to include as part of a regional grant application package
Eligible projects, according to the EPA, can include the replacement of diesel vehicles/equipment with new, cleaner diesel; hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles/equipment such as compressed and liquefied natural gas or propane autogas; or zero-tailpipe-emissions technologies such as battery or fuel cell, where applicable.
Apply here by March 26, 2019.  If you want to participate in the regional project, CAPCOG would like your application by March 8th.  Contact Christiane Alepuz with questions.

TCEQ Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP)

This program offers up to a $5,000 incentive rebate for the purchase or 3-year lease of an eligible new light-duty motor vehicle powered by compressed natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas. It also offers a $2,500 incentive rebate for the purchase or lease of a light-duty motor vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell (fuel cells are similar to batteries and produce electricity without combustion or emissions), or other electric drive (plug-in or plug-in hybrid).

The rebates are offered statewide and only vehicles purchased or leased in Texas are eligible for the rebate. Interested parties should review the eligibility requirements and then apply. Rebate applications will be accepted and considered on a first-come, first-served basis during the rebate period. LDPLIP applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2019.

Note: 85% of this funding remains available.

TCEQ’s Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)

The TNGVGP provides grants to encourage an entity that owns and operates a heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicle to repower the vehicle with a natural gas engine or replace the vehicle with a natural gas vehicle. Grant applicants are no longer required to go through a Participating Dealer under contract with the TCEQ to apply.

The TCEQ is now accepting applications for funding consideration under the TNGVGP.  Applications must be received by May 31, 2019. Approximately 1/3 of the funds have been requested, but only 7% actually awarded.

Suburban Propane $5,000 School Bus Rebate

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.

Texas Gas Service Natural Gas Vehicle Rebate Program

Texas Gas Service Natural Gas Vehicle Rebate Program

Texas Gas Service commercial customers in  Austin, Bee Cave, Cedar Park, Cuero, Dripping Springs, Gonzales, Kyle, Lakeway, Lockhart, Luling, Nixon, Rollingwood, Shiner, Sunset Valley, West Lake Hills and Yoakum may be eligible for a $2,000 – $3,000 rebate for the purchase of a new qualifying natural gas vehicle or the purchase and installation of a new commercial refueling unit.  (more…)

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