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Grants for Heavy-Duty Vehicles and Equipment

The Rebate Grants Program provides funding to upgrade or replace diesel heavy-duty vehicles and equipment in certain areas of Texas. See below for details and how to apply.

Accepting Applications Soon

We expect to begin accepting applications on or after May 21, 2024.

Limited funding available. Based on criteria described in the Request for Grant Applications, we will award grants for eligible applications in the order we receive them. There is specific funding set aside for small businesses.

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The information below is provided for reference only. When we begin accepting applications, we will update this webpage with the final requirements and documents.

How to Apply

Step 1 Determine if you are eligible

Eligible applicants

  • Individuals, state and local governments, corporations, or any other legal entity.

Eligible projects

  • Replacing vehicles or equipment with newer models.
  • Repowering vehicles or equipment.
  • Purchasing or leasing new zero-emission or near zero-emission vehicles.
  • Installing electric-powered equipment on vehicles or equipment.

Applications for any of the above may include a request for additional funding for alternative fuel infrastructure. Allowable alternative fuels are:

  • electricity
  • hydrogen
  • compressed natural gas (CNG)
  • liquified natural gas (LNG)
  • propane (LPG)
  • methanol

Examples of eligible vehicles and equipment:

  • agricultural tractors
  • haul trucks
  • rubber tire loaders
  • cement mixers
  • garbage trucks
  • dump trucks

We will provide a full list when we begin accepting applications.

Eligible areas

Review documents to ensure eligibility

Note: We will add links to documents below once we begin accepting applications.

Step 2 Determine your emissions

Find the federal emission standard for the engine of the vehicles or equipment being replaced by using the table applicable to your equipment type:

For engine models 2003 and later, you will need to provide the Engine Family Code to verify the federal emission standard. You may need to look up the Engine Family Code if you cannot find it on your engine:

Step 3 Estimate your maximum grant amount

Grant recipients may be eligible for up to 80% of the eligible costs associated with purchasing, leasing, or repowering the vehicles or equipment. Grant cannot exceed the maximum amount listed in the Maximum Eligible Grant Amount Tables. We will provide these tables when we begin accepting applications.

Step 4 Collect documents and fill out forms

Note: We will add links to TCEQ forms below when we begin accepting applications.

  • IRS Form W-9

Step 5 Submit your application

Secure Site

Submit securely by uploading the file to our FTPS site and selecting the share file(s) button. Enter "" as the email address. Note: applications uploaded without completing the share file(s) step will not be considered as submitted.

Regular Mail

Air Grants Division, MC-204 (Rebate)
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087

Express Mail

Air Grants Division, MC-204 (Rebate)
12100 Park 35 Circle
Building F, 1st Floor, Suite 1301
Austin, TX 78753

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