PA DEP Now Accepting Applications For Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants


The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for approximately $3 million in Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants for school districts, municipalities, nonprofit organizations, and businesses in Pennsylvania that want to transition to cleaner fuel transportation. 

            There are two deadlines for applications- August 26 and December 16.

The grants support electricity, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, propane, hydrogen, hythane, biodiesel, ethanol, methanol, and other advanced biofuels.

Grant funding covers:

— Incremental costs related to retrofitting vehicles to operate on alternative fuels;

— Incremental costs to purchase alternative fuel vehicles;

— Cost to purchase and install the necessary fleet-refueling or home-refueling equipment for alternative fuel vehicles;

— Cost to perform research, training, development, and demonstration of new applications or next-phase technology related to alternative fuel vehicles.

            For all the details, visit DEP’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants webpage.

            Other Grants

            Similar alternative fuel grants are available from–

DEP Alternative Fueled Vehicle Rebates

DEP Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebates

EPA Clean School Buses Program

            Click Here to sign up for the Driving PA Forward clean transportation funding program to get early notice of available grants.  New grant rounds are expected this Fall.

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