AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality announced that up to $2.3 million in grants is being made available to eligible individuals, businesses, and governmental entities to provide fueling facilities for alternative fuel in the non-attainment areas of Texas.
The TCEQ Alternative Fueling Facility Program grants are part of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, and are offered to eligible entities that intend to build stations dispensing alternative fuels within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defined non-attainment areas of Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Dallas-Fort Worth, and El Paso. These fueling stations must be located within the county boundaries of the EPA designated non-attainment counties and must be made available to the public.
Eligible projects will offset a portion of the cost of either the construction of new facilities dispensing alternative fuel to vehicles and equipment, or the substantial reconstruction of existing facilities to provide new services or capabilities dispensing alternative fuel to vehicles and equipment.
Eligible alternative fuels will include: biodiesel, hydrogen, methanol, natural gas, propane, and electricity.
SOURCE: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality