Incentives for Natural Gas Engines

Provincial, State, and local governments offer incentives to encourage the adoption of natural gas vehicles. These regulatory efforts are designed to reduce dependence on oil for transportation and reduce urban emissions and greenhouse gases. Use the links below to find out about funding programs which may be available in your region. 

For funding and incentives available in your area, contact your local natural gas vehicle organization or government energy office. 

Current Opportunities - Canada and USA

British Columbia - FortisBC offers a Natural Gas Vehicle Incentive Program for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Funds are available for owners or lessors of eligible vehicles in British Columbia within the FortisBC service. For more information click here.

Ontario - The Green Commercial Vehicle Program is an incentive-based program for the commercial transportation sector. Incentives are available to help offset the purchase cost of a natural gas vehicle. For more information click here.

California - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) in partnership with CALSTART launched the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) and Low NOx Engine Incentives in 2009 to accelerate the purchase of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses in California. HVIP provides point-of-sale discounts to vehicle purchasers. For more information click here.

Colorado - The ALT Fuels Colorado program is managed in partnership with the Colorado Energy Office, Regional Air Quality Council, Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado Department of Local Affairs. The program provides funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles. For more information click here.

Delaware - The Delaware Heavy-Duty Vehicle Rebate Program provides funds to help offset the costs of purchasing a heavy duty dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) truck. For more information click here.

New York - New incentives are available to New York fleet owners via the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) program, which aims to accelerate the integration of advanced vehicle technologies in the commercial truck and bus sectors.  For more information click here.

Texas - The Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) provides financial incentives to eligible individuals, businesses or local governments to reduce emissions from polluting vehicles and equipment. Grant applications are accepted at different times throughout the year, depending on available funds.  For more information click here.

Note - This list is a sample of funding available.  Use the links at the top of the page to search for other programs.