Air Quality Funding

 

Funding for Consumer Vehicle Purchases

Acronyms

EV- Electric Vehicle PHEV- Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle
CNG- Compressed Natural Gas LPG- Liquefied Petroleum Gas



Funding for Consumer Vehicle Purchases

Program/Incentive Eligible Activities Funding Amount Deadline
Fuel Cell Motor Vehicle Tax Credit * Light -, medium -, and heavy – duty vehicles and fuel cell vehicles Up to $8,000 December 31, 2021
GreenSense Incentive Program *
for Denton  Municipal Electric (DME) customers
EVs and PHEVs $300 No Deadline
Plug - In Electric Drive Vehicle Credit * Passenger,  light-duty trucks, and certain 2 and 3 wheeled EVs
$2, 500 - $7,500 per New passenger and light - duty truck EVs and PHEVs purchased
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10% of cost of vehicle up to $2,500 for 2 and 3 wheeled vehicle purchased
Phases out based on manufacturer market sales
For infrastructure, see "Funding for Other Air Quality Improvement Strategies" below
 *Can be combined

 

Funding for Fleet Vehicle Projects

Comprehensive list of Annual Funding for Fleet Vehicles and Infrastructure [XLS] 

Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Introduction Video 

 
Program/Incentive Eligible
Activities
Funding
Amount
Deadline
2021 Electric Vehicles North Texas Call for Partners Electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment Total Call for Partners Budget: $8 - $13.3 million
 
NCTCOG is seeking a team of project partners for a proposal to this funding opportunity
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NCTCOG is also seeking contributions of cash match to be committed to this project to meet DOE requirements of 50 percent non-federal funds as project match requirements
June 4, 2021
AmeriGas Clean Community Grant Grants for new purchases of propane-powered school buses $2,500 - $5,000 per Purchase, Minimum Three (3) One Application Annually
Clean Fleets North Texas 2020 Call for Projects  Replace Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles and Equipment Up to 45% cost if new is electric

Up to 35% cost if new is powered by engine certified to CARB optional low-NOx standards

Up to 25% cost for all others
Next Deadline:
July 9, 2021

Final Deadline:
October 8, 2021
Fuel Cell Motor Vehicle Tax Credit * Light -, medium -, and heavy – duty vehicles and fuel cell vehicles Up to $8,000 December 31, 2021
Governmental Alternative Fleet Fuel Grant Program New purchase or lease of light-duty or heavy-duty vehicle powered by CNG, LNG, LPG, hydrogen, or electricity, including plug-in hybrid vehicles
 
Class 1 Vehicles - $15,000
Class 2-3 Vehicles - $20,000
Class 4-6 Vehicles - $35,000
Class 7-8 Vehicles - $70,000

Up to 10% of funds may be used to purchase, lease, or install refueling infrastructure, equipment, or services
June 15, 2021
IC Bus Grant Program Grants for new purchases of propane-powered CE series school buses $5,000 per Purchase Until all Funds are Awarded
North Texas Emissions Reduction Project  Vehicle and Non-road equipment replacements 








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Locomotive idle control strategies
45% Cost if New is Electric

35% Cost if New is Powered by Engine Certified to CARB optional Low-NOx Standards

25% for all Others

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40% of Cost of Locomotive Idle Control Strategies
Next Deadline:
July 9, 2021

Final Deadline:
October 8, 2021
Plug - In Electric Drive Vehicle Credit * EV passenger vehicles,  light-duty trucks, and certain 2 and 3 wheeled vehicles
$2, 500 - $7,500 per New passenger vehicles and light - duty trucks EVs and PHEVs purchased
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10% of cost of vehicle up to $2,500 for 2 and 3 wheeled vehicle purchased
Phases out based on manufacturer market sales
For infrastructure, see "Funding for Other Air Quality Improvement Strategies" below
 *Can be combined

 

Funding for Other Air Quality Improvement Strategies

Better Buildings Financing Navigator 

Program/Incentive

Eligible Activities

Funding Amount

Deadline

2021 Electric Vehicles North Texas Call for Partners Electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment Total Call for Partners Budget: $8 - $13.3 million
 
NCTCOG is seeking a team of project partners for a proposal to this funding opportunity
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NCTCOG is also seeking contributions of cash match to be committed to this project to meet DOE requirements of 50 percent non-federal funds as project match requirements
June 4, 2021
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit Installation of fueling equipment for

- Natural gas
- Propane
- Liquefied hydrogen
- Electricity
- E85
- Diesel fuel blends containing a minimum of 20% biodiesel
30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000 December 31, 2021
Cool Schools & More Financing for projects to replace older, existing heating, ventiliation, and air conditioning systems and installation of air treatment measures in school districts Up to $500,000 June 16, 2021
Database of State Incentives for Renewable and Efficiency Energy Efficiency Varies No Deadline
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Notice of Intent - SuperTruck 3 Projects to develop medium- and heavy-duty vehicles with higher efficiency and lower emissions such as:

- Powertrain electrification
- Refueling or charging alternatives
- Biofuels and related technology
- Vehicle light-weighting
- Systems optimization
$16 million - $33 million per award Concept Paper Deadline: May 13, 2021

Full Application Deadline: July 12, 2021
EERE Notice of Intent - Low Greenhouse Gas Vehicle Technologies Research, Development, and Deployment Projects to support increased efficiency and reduced emissions through: 

- EV charging community partner projects and workplace charging
- Reduced cost of DC fast charging
- Increased efficiency and electrification of off-road vehicles
- Advanced engines and fuels that reduce emissions such as natural gas and propane
Varies by topic area, $500,000 - $6.7 million Concept Paper Deadline: May 13, 2021

Full Application Deadline: July 12, 2021
EERE Notice of Intent - Bioenergy Technologies Office Scale-Up and Conversion Projects to enable innovation of low carbon biofuels such as:

- Scale-up of biotechnologies
- Affordable, clean cellulosic sugars for high yield conversion
- Separations to enable biomass conversion
- Residential wood heaters
- Renewable natural gas
Varies by topic area, $500,000 - $5 million Concept Paper Deadline: April 30, 2021

Full Application Deadline: June 21, 2021
North Texas Freight Terminal Electrification  Electrified Parking Spaces 30% of Eligible Project Costs Next Deadline:
July 9, 2021

Final Deadline:
October 8, 2021
Take a Load off, Texas Incentive Programs Energy Efficiency Varies No Deadline
Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program  Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment 60%: electric chargers available at a workplace or multi-unit dwelling

70%: electric chargers available to the public
First-Come, First-Served Until September 9, 2021 by 5:00 P.M. CT
United Cooperative Services Rebates 
(for United Cooperative Services customers)
Electric Vehicle Charger 50% up to $500 on a Level 2 (240 Volt) EV Charger End of year until funds are depleted