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Grants for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Conversion Systems

The Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program provides grants for purchasing or leasing new vehicles or conversion systems, powered by alternative fuel. See below for details about eligibility and how to apply.

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How to Apply

Step 1 Determine if you are eligible

Eligible applicants:

  • Persons who purchase or lease an eligible new light-duty motor vehicle on or after September 1, 2023, and who applied for or acquired title and registration of the vehicle in Texas are eligible to apply for a grant.
  • Individuals, corporations, organizations, governments, or governmental subdivisions or agencies, business trusts, partnerships, associations, or any other legal entity.

Eligible projects:

  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less, such as cars, and small- or medium-sized trucks. Must:
    • Be purchased or leased new.
    • Operate on compressed natural gas, liquified petroleum gas (propane), hydrogen fuel cell, or electric drive (plug-in or plug-in hybrid).
  • Conversion systems for compressed natural gas or propane.

Eligible areas:


Review documents to ensure eligibility:

Step 2 Collect documents and fill out forms

Fill out forms:

Forms below are for reference only. Program is closed.

Provide the following:

  • Copy of state or federal identification card (driver's license, passport, etc.) Individuals and sole proprietors only.
  • Copy of completed Application for Texas Title and Registration or copy of title and registration documents.
  • One of the following:
    • copy of completed and executed purchase or lease agreement (invoice, bill of sale, purchase order, lease document, etc.) signed by the buyer and seller, or
    • other acceptable documents in place of a purchase or lease agreement:
      • Copy of a Buyer’s Order (all pages) signed by the applicant and dealer, plus one of the following:
        • Copy of cancelled check (front and back) showing payment in full.
        • Copy of a finance agreement with a financial institution (VIN and loan amount must be on agreement).
        • Copy of a retail installment contract signed by the financial institution and buyer.
        • Copy of Registration Receipt or Title.

For compressed natural gas or liquified petroleum gas only:

  • Copy of conversion invoice
  • Proof of payment for the conversion system
  • Photo of engine plate or EPA certification sticker


  • Sign or initial where indicated.
  • Provide all information requested.
  • Enter only one name as the applicant legal name (must match name on the W-9).

Step 3 Submit your forms and documents


Applications may be submitted via email to Please note: submitting your application by standard email is not secure. Use TCEQ’s FTPS site to send it securely. Learn how to create an account and submit your application via FTPS (FTPS: A Step-by-Step Video Guide).


Applications may be submitted securely by uploading the file to our FTPS site and selecting the share file(s) button. Enter as the email address. See detailed directions for using TCEQ’s FTPS site . Please note: applications uploaded to the FTPS site without completing the share file(s) step will not be considered as submitted. Here are the detailed instructions on how to share files via TCEQ’s FTPS site . Learn how to create an account and submit your application via FTPS (FTPS: A Step-by-Step video Guide).

Regular Mail

Air Grants Division
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087

Express Mail

Air Grants Division
12100 Park 35 Circle
Building F, 1st Floor, Suite 1301
Austin, TX 78753

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