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Grants for Diesel Heavy-Duty Vehicles and Equipment

Grants to upgrade or replace diesel heavy-duty vehicles and equipment with cleaner models. These grants are available through the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.

Funding for the Road Ahead

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Work in industries like agriculture, construction, or trucking? Save money on new equipment and increase your business efficiency with a grant through the Diesel Emissions Reduction Incentive Rebate Grant Program. Apply for a rebate and receive funding for your next truck, tractor, forklift, or bulldozer - and more!

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Upgrade Sooner Than Planned

This grant provides funding for a variety of industry needs and is offered on a first come, first served basis. Examples of commonly funded equipment: haul trucks, forklifts, agricultural tractors, cement trucks, water trucks, and excavators.

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Amount You May Be Eligible To Receive

You could receive hundreds of thousands of dollars to upgrade or replace your vehicle or equipment.

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Find More Grant Opportunities

Explore our other grant programs to find one that fits your needs. Each grant has its own application instructions.

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About TERP

The Texas Emissions Reduction Plan is a program of TCEQ. Since 2001, TERP has provided thousands of Texans with grant funding to purchase new vehicles and equipment. By working to remove outdated vehicles and equipment from the road, job site, or field, TERP is accomplishing its mission to cut NOx emissions and reduce impacts on the environment.

TERP offers grants for people and businesses in industries like trucking, farming, and construction. Recipients can use the funds for upgrading to newer, cleaner technology, and retiring outdated pieces of machinery. TERP also offers grants for electric or natural-gas-powered passenger vehicles and money to implement new technologies.

Open Grants

Texas Clean School Bus (TCSB) Program

Provides grants statewide to public school districts and charter schools to replace or retrofit eligible school buses.

Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)

Provides grants in eligible counties for the construction and reconstruction of alternative fuel facilities.

Texas Hydrogen Infrastructure, Vehicle, and Equipment Program (THIVE)

Provides grants in eligible counties for hydrogen vehicles, equipment, and refueling infrastructure.

Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP)

Provides grants statewide to persons who purchase or lease eligible alternative fuel vehicles.

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