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Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)

The AFFP program offers grants for the construction or expansion of natural gas and other alternative fuel fueling stations within the Clean Transportation Zone. Effective September 1, 2017, the Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC) Chapters 393 and 394 were amended to combine the AFFP and the Clean Transportation Triangle (CTT) programs.

A Program of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)

Effective September 1, 2017 the provisions from the CTT were added to the existing provisions for the AFFP to create one new program under the AFFP. Applications may not be submitted for funding consideration at this time. Please check back soon for updated AFFP program information.

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How Do I Know if I Am Eligible for a Grant?

This section lists general information about the types of projects that may be eligible for grant funding and eligible project locations. For complete information on the types of projects and expenses that may be eligible for grant funding, check back soon for the latest Request for Grant Applications (RFGA).

Eligible Counties:

Eligible locations under the AFFP consist of the 83 counties making up the Clean Transportation Zone. A map and list of the eligible counties is provided below.

Eligible Projects:

Eligible AFFP projects include new station construction or the expansion of an existing facility that will provide a new fueling service or capacity. Projects that are open to the public will be considered for funding before private facilities. Under the AFFP, TCEQ will give preference to stations:

  • that will provide both LNG and CNG at a single location;
  • are located not more than one mile from an interstate highway system within the eligible counties; and/or
  • that are located inside the triangular area between the Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth areas, and in the area in and between the Corpus Christi, Laredo, and San Antonio areas.
Eligible AFFP projects include:

  • Natural Gas (CNG and/or LNG);
  • Biodiesel;
  • Hydrogen;
  • Methanol;
  • Propane; or
  • Electric Charging.

For detailed requirements for each project type and information about eligibility, applicants should review the AFFP Request for Grant Applications (RFGA) when it becomes available (after September 1, 2017).


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