State agencies and local governments in current or former specific air quality non-attainment, ozone attainment and/or maintenance areas may be reimbursed for incremental costs to transition to alternative fuels such as electric, natural gas or propane autogas. Agencies are encouraged to apply. Reimbursements are up to an average of $10,000 for the incremental cost of new vehicles or reasonable aftermarket conversions.
- Components eligible for reimbursement must meet Buy America compliance for the Federal Highway Administration funds. Equipment for reimbursement that is made of iron or steel must be American (including melting, mixing, extruding, rolling, bending, casting, forging, etc., and the application of any coating, as applicable, occurred in the United States). Individual items that contain any foreign steel must be detailed on this form; and those component values will be excluded from reimbursement. Before purchasing any equipment, please download, complete and return the Certificate of Compliance for Steel and Iron Items form;
- Garaged in program areas of air quality, as recognized by the federal CMAQ program Click here to download a map of CMAQ areas in Virginia.
- Complete and return Agency-Reimbursement Form.
- Agency or locality agrees to report after one year on an Agency Reporting form.
- Agency or locality must complete a return a W9 Form.
This Program is administered through the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME), in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
Fleets that are interested in utilizing this Program for the purchase or conversion to new alternative fuel vehicles should first contact Alleyn Harned (540-568-8896) or Matt Wade (540-568-4051) with Virginia Clean Cities.