The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Texas Emissions Reduction Plan is now accepting grant applications under the Rebate Grants Program. An estimated $92 million in grants are available to upgrade or replace on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles and select non-road diesel equipment in the Texas nonattainment areas and affected counties. Eligible applicants include individuals, state and local governments, corporations, or any other legal entities authorized to conduct business in Texas.

The following emissions-reducing project categories are eligible under this grant round:

  • Replacement or repower of on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles and select non-road diesel equipment;
  • Electrification of on-road heavy duty diesel vehicles or non-road diesel equipment; and
  • Purchase or lease of new, near-zero or zero emission on-road heavy-duty vehicles or non-road equipment

Certain applicants may also be eligible to request additional funding for the installation of refueling infrastructure to support the alternatively fueled vehicles or pieces of equipment in their application.

Grant applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Monday, July 29, 2024, or until all available funds have been awarded. Grants will be awarded for eligible applications in the order they are received. Application forms, program requirements, and maximum eligible grant amount tables are available here.