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Grants to replace or repower heavy-duty or medium-duty vehicles or engines

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 - $15.5 million in grant funds available for new natural gas vehicles or engines
ContactMarty Otero
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grants Program. Individuals, businesses, and governmental entities that currently operate heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicles in Texas are invited to repower the vehicles with a natural gas or propane engine or replace the vehicle with a new natural gas or propane powered vehicle.

Only diesel or gasoline vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 8,500 lbs. are eligible for repower or replacement under the TNGVGP.

Eligible fuels for the new vehicle include compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or liquefied petroleum gas.

Grants will be awarded only to applicants who will operate their new or repowered vehicle in a county located within the Clean Transportation Zone Adobe Acrobat PDF Document. The CTZ includes counties that are located along and inside the triangular area between the Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth regions, and in the area in and between the Corpus Christi, Laredo, and San Antonio regions. The complete list of CTZ counties, and list of eligible new natural gas vehicles, engines and conversion systems is available on TERP TNGVGP.

TERP staff is available to assist with the application process. Applicants with questions regarding the grant application process can call toll free at 800-919-TERP (8377). Hard copies of the Request For Grant Applications and application forms can be mailed to interested applicants upon request.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. CST, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, or until all available funds are awarded.