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TCEQ TERP Workshops on Nov. 13 & 20


Rebate Grants Program

The Rebate Grants Program provides financial incentives to repower or replace older heavy-duty diesel vehicles and select non-road diesel equipment. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Eligible applicants include individuals, corporations, organizations and governments who operate or plan to operate on-road heavy-duty vehicles or non-road equipment in the eligible counties. In the AACOG service area these include Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and Wilson counties. 

  • Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: City of San Antonio's Callaghan Service Center - 110 Callaghan Road, San Antonio, TX 78228

 
Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)

The AFFP provides grants for the construction of new alternative fueling facilities, or the expansion of existing facilities, in eligible counties. Eligible counties in the AACOG service area for the AFFP include: Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Karnes, Medina, McMullen and Wilson counties. Eligible fuels include natural gas (CNG and/or LNG), hydrogen, propane, electricity, methanol, and biodiesel. Alternative fueling facilities may receive up to 50% of the eligible project costs, not to exceed $600,000. 

  • Date: Monday, November 20, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location: Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) - 8700 Tesoro Drive, Al J. .Notzon Board Room, San Antonio, TX 78217

 
Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)

The TNGVGP provides incentive grants for entities that currently operate medium or heavy-duty gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles. Applicants may qualify for up to 90% of the cost to repower the vehicles with a natural gas or propane engine, or to replace the vehicle with a natural gas or propane vehicle. Eligible counties in the AACOG service area for the TNGVGP include: Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Karnes, Medina, McMullen and Wilson counties.

  • Date: Monday, November 20, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
  • Location: Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) - 8700 Tesoro Drive, Al J. .Notzon Board Room, San Antonio, TX 78217
For more information on the workshops held in the San Antonio area, contact the Alamo Area  Clean Cities Coordinator at llowder@aacog.com. Check the TCEQ website for a list of TERP workshops held in other regions.

For more information on the TERP program, contact 1-800-919-TERP to see if you qualify. 
Propane Bus

EPA School Bus Rebate Deadline on Nov. 14


The EPA School Bus Rebate program will provide rebate incentives to selected eligible applicants to replace diesel school buses powered by model year 2006 or older engines with new buses powered by a certified 2017 or newer model year engine, or that operate solely on electricity. Eligible replacement school buses may operate on ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD), gasoline, battery or hybrid drivetrains, or alternative fuels such as natural gas or propane. Depending on bus size, EPA will offer $15,000 -$20,000 per bus to fleets scrapping and replacing their eligible old buses. 

P.S. - The application is only two pages!

For more information contact the EPA Clean Diesel Rebate program at cleandiesel@epa.gov. 

Additional resources:

EPA Clean Diesel Rebate Website
Clean Diesel Rebate Program Guide
School Bus Rebate Webinar 
Clean Diesel Rebate FAQs

EPA

For more information:


Lily Lowder
Alamo Area Clean Cities Coordinator
Website: www.aacog.com/cleancities
Email: llowder@aacog.com
Phone: (210) 362-5277
Fax: (866) 332-3252 C/O Lily Lowder

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