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Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)

The TERP program provides financial incentives to eligible individuals, businesses or local governments to reduce emissions from polluting vehicles and equipment.
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Texas Emissions Reduction Plan LogoTERP, Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, a program of the TCEQ. Get money to upgrade or replace your truck or equipment and clear the air!

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New and upgraded equipment pollutes less, improving the air quality in Texas. Grant applications are accepted at different times throughout the year, depending on available funds.

We believe these to be taxable grants. Please consult with your tax advisor.


NEW ITEMS:

Drayage Truck Incentive Program (DTIP)New Item

The Drayage Truck Incentive Program is currently accepting applications from persons who operate drayage trucks at eligible seaports and Class I rail yards located within areas designated as nonattainment under the Federal Clean Air Act.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until May 29, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., or until all funding has been awarded, whichever occurs first.


Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG)New Item

The Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants Program is currently accepting applications from persons who operate or plan to operate on-road heavy-duty vehicles, non-road equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, or stationary engines in the nonattainment areas and other areas of Texas.

Applications must be submitted by December 2, 2014, 5:00 p.m., CST.

The TCEQ announces the availability of procedures for a manufacturer of a dual-fuel (natural gas + diesel) conversion system for the retrofit of an existing heavy-duty on-road or non-road engine to request a determination by the TCEQ of the emissions reduction factors that may be used in considering an application for grant funding under the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.

Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP)New Item

The Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP) is currently accepting applications from owners of large fleets in Texas to replace diesel-powered vehicles with alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles. Please visit the TCFP Web page to learn more.

Applications must be submitted by October 3, 2014, 5:00 p.m., CST.


Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive (LDPLI) ProgramNew Item

The Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program is officially open and accepting applications. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until June 26, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., or until all funding is awarded, whichever occurs earlier. Please note: Only purchases made on or after May 13, 2014 are eligible to apply for a Rebate grant.



Clean Transportation Triangle (CTT) Program and Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)New Item



Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)New Item

The Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP) is currently accepting applications for the replacement or repowering of existing diesel or gasoline vehicles with natural gas vehicles or engines. To apply for a grant under the TNGVGP, applicants must go through a Participating Dealer under contract with the TCEQ.

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2015, 5:00 p.m., CST, or until all funding is awarded.

UPDATE: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has received a sufficient number of applications under the Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP) to award all of the funding available for this fiscal year. Therefore, those grant applications received beyond the funding threshold for this fiscal year will be held in their original queuing order and processed for contract consideration after the new fiscal year begins in September 2014 when more grant funds become available. New grant information will be posted as details become available.

The Participating Dealer solicitation and Information Request for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are both still active. Please visit the TNGVGP Web page to learn more.



TERP GRANT PROGRAMS:


The TERP program is comprised of eight different grant programs. Each program has its own specific eligiblity requirements and may accept applications at different time periods of the year.

Drayage Truck Incentive Program(DTIP) New Item

The purpose of the Drayage Truck Incentive Program (DTIP) is to provide financial incentives for the replacement of older drayage trucks operating at eligible seaports and Class I rail yards in areas of Texas designated as nonattainment under the Federal Clean Air Act.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until May 29, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., or until all funding has been awarded, whichever occurs first.

Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG)New Item

 

The ERIG program offers grants to upgrade or replace on-road vehicles, non-road equipment, locomotives, marine vessels, stationary equipment, refueling infrastructure, on-site electrification and idle reduction infrastructure, on-vehicle electrification and idle reduction infrastructure, and rail relocation and improvement projects.

ERIG is currently accepting grant applications. Please visit the ERIG Web page to learn more.

Applications will be accepted until December 2, 2014 5:00 p.m., CST.



Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP)New Item

 

The Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP) offers grants to replace heavy-duty and light-duty on-road diesel vehicles with alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles.

The TCFP is currently accepting grant applications. Please visit the TCFP Web page to learn more.

Applications must be submitted by October 3, 2014, 5:00 p.m., CST.

 

New Technology Implementation Grants (NTIG) Program

 

These grants provide incentives to assist in the implementation of new technologies to reduce emissions of pollutants from facilities and other stationary sources.

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

Clean Transportation Triangle (CTT) Program and Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)


The CTT/AFFP programs offer grants for the creation of natural gas fueling stations along interstate highways between the Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas/Fort Worth areas.


Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)New Item

 

The TNGVGP provides grants for the replacement and repower of heavy-duty and medium-duty diesel vehicles and engines with CNG and LNG heavy-duty and medium-duty vehicles and engines.

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2015, 5:00 p.m., CST, or until all funding is awarded.

 

Light-Duty Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive (LDPLI) ProgramNew Item

 

The LDPLI progam offers incentives for the purchase or lease of eligible new vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or electric drives (plug-in).

 

Rebate Grants (including small business)

The Rebate Grants program is a simplified first-come, first-serve grant program to upgrade or replace diesel heavy-duty vehicles and/or non-road equipment.

 

New Technology Research and Development Grants

 

These grants provide financial incentives to encourage and support research, development, and commercialization of technologies that reduce pollution in Texas.

 

ARRA Rebate Grants Program

 

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Rebate Grants Program is a simplified first-come, first-serve grant program to upgrade or replace heavy-duty vehicles and/or non-road equipment. On-road replacement vehicles may be powered by diesel, natural gas, or propane. Non-road projects may only replace a diesel engine with a diesel engine.

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

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800-919-TERP (8377)

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Upcoming TERP Meetings and WorkshopsNew Item

 

TERP Project Summary Reports and Publications



Liquefied Gas Tax Information



Reimbursement and Disposition Forms



Monitoring and Usage Requirements for TERP Grant Funded Equipment



Map of TERP Eligible Counties

Map of TERP Eligible Counties and Highways