TNGVGP: Submitting Grant Applications
The TCEQ is now accepting applications from entities that own and operate heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicles to replace the vehicle with a natural gas vehicle or repower the vehicle with a natural gas engine. Applications must be received at the front desk, Rm. 1301, 1st floor of Building F on the premises of the TCEQ by no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time, May 26, 2017.
Follow these steps:
STEP 1: Download copies of the RFGA and TNGVGP Example Contract.
- Request for Grant Applications (RFGA) (PDF): The RFGA is the formal announcement of funding opportunities under the TNGVGP, and serves as a guide for deteriming applicant eligibility.
- TNGVGP Example Contract (PDF): The TNGVGP Example Contract contains the terms and conditions which are the legal criteria that an applicant must follow if awarded a grant under the TNGVGP.
STEP 2: Review the RFGA and TNGVGP Example Contract with the Applicant to determine if the entity and proposed project meet the eligibility requirements.
STEP 3: Download the Application Form.
If using Excel, each of the sections for the TNGVGP Application Form is on an individual Excel worksheet within the Workbook. Use the tabs located at the bottom of the worksheet to access each form.
In order to print all the pages located in the workbook, please follow these directions:
(1) Click on “File” (2) Click on “Print” (3) Under the “Print What” section, select “Entire Workbook”
The TCEQ is committed to accessibility. If you would like to request a more accessible version of these documents, please contact the TERP program at 800-919-TERP (8377).
STEP 4: Download a copy of the W-9 Form.
The TCEQ requires applicants to complete the W-9 to certify their taxpayer identification number (TIN). The W-9 Form must be submitted by the Participating Dealer with the Application Form.
STEP 5: Assist the Applicant in completing the Application Form using the instructions provided in Appendix G of the RFGA.
Use the Tools and Links below to assist in the completion of the Application Forms. Application Forms should be completed electronically, printed, and signed where indicated.
STEP 6: The Application Form and required documentation must be submitted to the TCEQ by the Participating Dealer through the TERPonline Web Site.
Questions on determining eligibility, obtaining the TNGVGP RFGA, Example Contract, and Application Form, or completing and submitting applications? Contact TERP staff to discuss.
Tools and Links
- List of Eligible Vehicles and Engines (PDF): This document lists vehicles and engines that meet the required NOx emissions standard to be eligible for a grant under this program.
- Emissions Reduction Calculator (Excel): This calculator is provided to assist the applicant in the estimation of potential emissions reductions resulting from replacement or repower projects funded under this program.
- Determining the Emission Standard for the Vehicle or Engine to be Replaced or Repowered (PDF): These tables are provided to assist the applicant in determining the applicable NOx emissions factor and engine family code for the vehicle or engine being replaced or repowered.