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Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program

Welcome to TxVEMP! Find grant opportunities to replace or upgrade older vehicles and equipment, or install chargers for alternative fuels.

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Ferry, Tug, and Switcher

Ferry, Tug, and Switcher Grant Program

Provides grants in priority areas to replace or repower older locomotives or repower marine vessels to reduce NOX emissions in Texas; with the option to request additional funding for on-site electric charging infrastructure.

Open Grant Programs

All-Electric

All-Electric Grant Program

Offers grants for repowering or replacing eligible, diesel-fueled vehicles with all-electric models, along with supporting infrastructure. Grants are available in priority areas of Texas.

Previous Grant Programs

DC Fast Charge Grant Program

Offers grants statewide for the purchase and installation of Direct Current Fast Chargers and Hydrogen Dispensing Equipment for Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicles. This grant round opened on October 6, 2021 and suspended acceptance of applications effective 12:00 p.m. Central Time, November 3, 2021.

Level 2 Charging Equipment for Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicles Grant Program

Offers grants for the purchase and installation of Level 2 charging equipment at an eligible location statewide. This grant round was open from September 10, 2020 until September 9, 2021 and is now closed.

School Bus, Shuttle Bus, Transit Bus Grant Program

Offers grants in eligible areas to replace or repower school buses, shuttle buses, and transit buses. This grant round was open from May 8, 2019 until May 8, 2020 and is now closed.

Refuse Grant Program

Offers grants in eligible areas to replace or repower vehicles configured to collect and transport municipal solid waste. This grant round was open from October 8, 2019 until January 27, 2021 and is now closed.

Freight and Port Drayage

Offers grants in eligible areas to replace or repower trucks used to deliver cargo and freight. This grant round was open from February 6, 2020 until January 27, 2021 and is now closed.