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TCEQ Announces Grants and Workshops for Clean Transportation Triangle and Alternative Fueling Facilities Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 - Request for grant application closes 5:00 p.m. CST, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Visit www.terpgrants.org or call 800-919-TERP (8377)
ContactLisa Wheeler
Phone512-239-5003
Pager512-606-3681

 

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality announced that up to $7.6 million in grants is being made available to eligible individuals, businesses, and governmental entities to continue the development of a network of alternative fuel and/or natural gas fueling stations.

The Clean Transportation Triangle and Alternative Fueling Facilities Program grants are part of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, and are offered to eligible entities that intend to build, own and operate alternative fuel and/or natural gas fueling stations in eligible Texas counties.

The TCEQ has scheduled four grant application workshops to go over the grant requirements and the application process: 

  • Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 - Austin, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

TCEQ headquarters, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building F, Room 2210

  • Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 - Houston, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Tracy Gee Community Center, AR-1, 3599 Westcenter Drive

  • Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 - San Antonio, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Alamo Area Council of Governments, Al J. Notzon, III Board Room, 8700 Tesoro Drive

  • Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 - Arlington, 1:30-3:00p.m.

North Central Texas Council of Governments, Metroplex Conference Room, 616 Six Flags Drive, Centerpoint II

CTT/AFFP grants offset a portion of the cost of either the construction of new facilities dispensing natural gas and/or alternative fuels, or the substantial reconstruction of existing facilities to provide new services or capabilities dispensing natural gas and/or alternative fuels.  Eligible fuels for the CTT include compressed natural gas and/or liquefied natural gas. Eligible alternative fuels for the AFFP include biodiesel, hydrogen, methanol, natural gas, propane, and electricity. 

For more information on the grant programs and to access up-to-date information on the application process, specific geographic eligibility requirements, and copies of all application forms for both programs, visit the TERP grants website, or call 800-919-TERP (8377).