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Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)

This page provides steps for verifying program eligibility and preparing and submitting a project application. Grant documents are provided in each of the steps below.

The TCEQ is now accepting applications for projects under the Alternative Fueling Facilities Program. Applications must be received and date-stamped at the front desk, Room 1301, 1st floor of Building F on the premises of the TCEQ by no later than 5:00 p.m., Central Time, March 18, 2020.

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Follow these steps:

Review the following documents before completing and submitting an application:

Request for Grant Applications (RFGA) - PDF: The RFGA is the formal announcement of funding opportunities under the AFFP, and serves as a guide for determining applicant eligibility.

Addendum No. 1 (PDF): This addendum serves to amend the list of eligible counties on the cover page of the application.

Example Contract Shell: The AFFP Example Contract contains the terms and conditions which are the legal criteria that an applicant must follow if awarded a grant under the AFFP.

Eligible Counties: Eligible locations under the AFFP consist of the 83 counties making up the Clean Transportation Zone

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 current AFFP Request for Grant Applications (RFGA).

Download and complete the Project Application Form using the application instructions in the Request for Grant Applications (RFGA).

Project Application Form
PDF

The TCEQ requires applicants to complete the W-9 to certify their Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). The W-9 Form must be submitted with the Application Forms.


Applicants must submit via regular or express mail one (1) original signed copy of the application and W-9 Form and one (1) electronic copy of the application saved to a disk in order to be considered for eligibility.


Regular Mail:
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Air Grants Division
AFFP, MC-204
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
Express Mail or Hand Delivery:
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Air Grants Division
AFFP, MC-204
12100 Park 35 Circle
Austin, TX 78753

Questions or Comments? If you have questions regarding the TCEQ's Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP), you may contact us toll free at 800-919-TERP (8377).