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
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:
April 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
Expected to Open in April 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
Low or No Emissions Program Grants for new purchases or lease of zero- or low- emission transit buses No minimum or maximum grant award April 12, 2021
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:
April 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

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Program/Incentive

Eligible Activities

Funding Amount

Deadline

Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy Funding Opportunity Energy Technology Improvements $250,000 - $10 million  per award April 6, 2021 by 8:30 A.M. CT
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 School & More Financing for projects to replace older, existing heating, ventiliation, and air conditioning systems and installation of air treatment measures in school districts To Be Announced Expected to Open Soon
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
To Be Announced Funding opportunity announcement expected in Spring 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
To Be Announced Funding opportunity announcement expected in Spring 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
To Be Announced Funding opportunity announcement expected in Spring 2021
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program Grants for addressing local environmental and public health issues, including those to improve air quality. Special consideration will be given to new applicants and projects addressing disaster resiliency and those near inland ports. Up to $160,000 May 7 , 2021
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Grants for addressing local environmental and public health issues, including those to improve air quality. Special consideration will be given to projects addressing disaster resiliency and those near inland ports. Up to $50,000 May 7, 2021
North Texas Freight Terminal Electrification  Electrified Parking Spaces 30% of Eligible Project Costs Next Deadline:
April 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