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Yaw Announces Availability of Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants
January 3, 2014
HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced the continued availability of grants to Commonwealth residents under Pennsylvania’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program, administered through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
The program, made available through the Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Program (AFIG), provides rebates to Commonwealth residents to assist individuals with the incremental costs of purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle.
To qualify for the rebate, the alternative fuel vehicle must be registered in Pennsylvania and be operated primarily within the Commonwealth. The rebate will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis in the order in which they are received. Rebate request forms and required documentation must be submitted to the Department no later than six months after the vehicle is purchased.
The following rebates are offered:
- $3,000 rebate for a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) (battery system capacity equal/greater than 10 kWh) or Battery Electric Vehicle (EV) (battery system capacity equal/greater than 10 kWh) (Does not include electric motorcycle, scooter, ATV or low speed electric vehicle).
- $1,000 rebate for a PHEV or EV (battery system capacity less than 10 kWh). (Does not include electric motorcycle, scooter, ATV or low speed electric vehicle).
- $1,000 rebate for a Natural Gas fueled vehicle (CNG). OEM/Certified Retrofit only.
- $1,000 rebate for a Propane fueled vehicles (LPG). OEM/Certified Retrofit only.
- $1,000 rebate for a Hydrogen and/or Fuel Cell vehicles (FC).
- $500 rebate for an Electric motorcycle, scooter, ATV or other low speed electric vehicle if registered in Pennsylvania (EMC).
Yaw encouraged interested applicants to visit the website for rebate forms and an up-to-date listing of rebate availability at www.dep.state.pa.us, keyword: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates.