>> Questions or Comments: terp@tceq.texas.gov
You are here:

Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)

The TERP program provides financial incentives to eligible individuals, businesses, or local governments to reduce emissions from polluting vehicles and equipment.
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan LogoTERP, Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, a program of the TCEQ. Get money to upgrade or replace your truck or equipment and clear the air!

Sign up for TERP e-mail updates

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.

We believe these to be taxable grants. Please consult with your tax advisor.

Notice of Public Comment:

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (commission) will accept public comment and conduct public meetings regarding proposed revisions to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Guidelines for Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants, RG-388 and the TERP Guidelines for the Drayage Truck Incentive Program, RG-524. The public comment period closes February 6, 2018. For more information, including the schedule for public meetings, refer to the documents linked below: 

TERP GRANT PROGRAMS:

The TERP program is comprised of nine different grant programs. Each program has its own specific eligibility requirements and may accept applications at different time periods of the year.

Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP)

The AFFP program offers grants for the construction or expansion of natural gas and other alternative fuel fueling stations within the Clean Transportation Zone. Effective September 1, 2017, the Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC) Chapters 393 and 394 were amended to combine the AFFP and the Clean Transportation Triangle (CTT) programs.

Per the FY18 AFFP Request for Grant Applications, to be considered for funding under the AFFP,  applications must have been received at the front desk, Rm. 1301, 1st floor of Building F on the premises of the TCEQ by no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time, January 16, 2018. Applicants should contact Camen Gupta via email at camen.gupta@tceq.texas.gov if they were unable to submit their application by the deadline to due to inclement weather.

 

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.

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG)

The Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG) Program offers grants to upgrade or replace on-road vehicles, non-road equipment, stationary equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, on-vehicle electrification and idle reduction infrastructure, and rail relocation and improvement projects, which must result in a reduction of emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) of at least 25%.

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

New Technology Research and Development Grants

These grants provided financial incentives to encourage and support research, development, and commercialization of technologies that reduce pollution in Texas.

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

New Technology Implementation Grant (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.

 

Rebate Grants (including small business)

The Rebate Grants program is a simplified first-come, first-served grant program to upgrade or replace diesel heavy-duty vehicles and/or non-road equipment.

The TCEQ has already received requests exceeding the available funding available for eligible vehicles and equipment that were not damaged or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Harvey. However, The TCEQ still requests the submittal of applications to repower or replace vehicles and equipment damaged or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

The TCEQ will continue to accept applications on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds have been awarded. Applications must be received at the front desk, Rm. 1301, 1st floor of Building F on the premises of the TCEQ by no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time, February 13, 2018.

 

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 latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

Texas Clean School Bus Program

The goal of the Texas Clean School Bus Program is to reduce children’s exposure to diesel exhaust in and around diesel school buses. Under the program, TCEQ will provide grants to offset the incremental cost of eligible projects that reduce diesel exhaust emissions. Eligible projects include the purchase and installation of eligible retrofit systems on eligible buses.

The TCSB is now accepting applications. Applications must be received at the front desk, Rm. 1301, 1st floor of Building F on the premises of the TCEQ by no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time, April 26, 2019.

 

Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLI)

The Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLI) will provide rebate incentives statewide to persons who purchase or lease an eligible new light-duty motor vehicle powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or hydrogen fuel cells or other electric drives (plug-in or plug-in hybrid).  Only vehicles purchased in Texas are eligible for the incentive.

Applications may not be submitted for funding consideration at this time. We anticipate the grant round opening in Spring 2018. Please check back for updated LDPLI program information.

Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)

The latest application period has ended. Applications may no longer be submitted for funding consideration.

 

Need more information?
Call (toll-free)
800-919-TERP (8377)

Or see other contact info.

Need to make post-contract changes?
Please send your completed request to:
terp_revise@tceq.texas.gov

Upcoming TERP Meetings and Workshops



TERP Project Summary Reports and Publications



Reimbursement and Disposition Forms



Monitoring and Usage Requirements for TERP Grant Funded Equipment



Liquefied Gas Tax Information