Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)
New and upgraded equipment pollutes less, improving the air quality in Texas. Grant applications are accepted at different times throughout the year, depending on available funds.
TERP GRANT PROGRAMS:
The TERP program is comprised of eight different grant programs. Each program has its own specific eligiblity requirements and may accept applications at different time periods of the year.
Drayage Truck Incentive Program(DTIP)
The purpose of the Drayage Truck Incentive Program (DTIP) is to provide financial incentives for the replacement of older drayage trucks operating at eligible seaports and Class I rail yards in areas of Texas designated as nonattainment under the Federal Clean Air Act.
Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until May 29, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., or until all funding has been awarded, whichever occurs first.
Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG)
The ERIG program offers grants to upgrade or replace on-road vehicles, non-road equipment, locomotives, marine vessels, stationary equipment, refueling infrastructure, on-site electrification and idle reduction infrastructure, on-vehicle electrification and idle reduction infrastructure, and rail relocation and improvement projects.
Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP)
The Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP) offers grants to replace heavy-duty and light-duty on-road diesel vehicles with alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles.
The TCFP is currently accepting grant applications. Please visit the TCFP Web page to learn more.
Applications must be submitted by October 3, 2014, 5:00 p.m., CST.
New Technology Implementation Grants (NTIG) Program
These grants provide incentives to assist in the implementation of new technologies to reduce emissions of pollutants from facilities and other stationary sources.
The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.
Clean Transportation Triangle (CTT) Program and Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)
The CTT/AFFP programs offer grants for the creation of natural gas fueling stations along interstate highways between the Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas/Fort Worth areas.
Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)
The TNGVGP provides grants for the replacement and repower of heavy-duty and medium-duty diesel vehicles and engines with CNG and LNG heavy-duty and medium-duty vehicles and engines.
Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2015, 5:00 p.m., CST, or until all funding is awarded.
Light-Duty Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive (LDPLI) Program
The LDPLI progam offers incentives for the purchase or lease of eligible new vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or electric drives (plug-in).
Rebate Grants (including small business)
The Rebate Grants program is a simplified first-come, first-serve grant program to upgrade or replace diesel heavy-duty vehicles and/or non-road equipment.
New Technology Research and Development Grants
These grants provide financial incentives to encourage and support research, development, and commercialization of technologies that reduce pollution in Texas.
ARRA Rebate Grants Program
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Rebate Grants Program is a simplified first-come, first-serve grant program to upgrade or replace heavy-duty vehicles and/or non-road equipment. On-road replacement vehicles may be powered by diesel, natural gas, or propane. Non-road projects may only replace a diesel engine with a diesel engine.
Need more information?
Upcoming TERP Meetings and Workshops
TERP Project Summary Reports and Publications
Liquefied Gas Tax Information
Reimbursement and Disposition Forms
Monitoring and Usage Requirements for TERP Grant Funded Equipment
Map of TERP Eligible Counties