Great News – New Propane Vehicles ARE eligible for Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant requests of up to 100% of the incremental cost of the vehicle up to $40,000 per vehicle. There was an error of omission in the press release regarding the changes to the level of funding available for propane vehicles, but the Application Requirements section of the Vehicle Retrofit and/or Purchase Projects Eligibility, Requirements and Evaluation Criteria section on Page 11 of the program guidance states that new propane vehicles are eligible for funding at the 100% of incremental cost level.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting grant applications for innovative, advanced fuel, and vehicle technology projects that will result in cleaner advanced alternative transportation within the commonwealth. DEP’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program offers funding for the purchase and use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles. The application period opened on May 4, 2018 and will remain open throughout 2018. DEP will collect and review Applications received by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 and 4 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018.
Hardcopy applications will not be accepted. Applications will be only accepted online through the DCED Electronic Single Application system. Click here to apply for the 2018 Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant.
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