Virginia Laws and Incentives

Listed below are incentives, laws, and regulations related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles for Virginia. Your Clean Cities coordinator at Virginia Clean Cities can provide you with information about grants and other opportunities. You can also access coordinator and other agency contact information in the points of contact section.

Information in this list is updated annually after Virginia’s legislative session ends. Last updated: Mar 27, 2023


  • Virginia's National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Planning
    User type : GOV
  • Port Drayage Truck Replacement and Retrofit Incentive
    User type : FLEET, GOV
  • Government Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Incentive
    User type : STATION, GOV
  • Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption
    User type : PURCH, GOV
  • Agriculture and Forestry Biofuel Production Grants
    User type : AFP, OTHER
  • Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Emissions Testing Exemption
    User type : FLEET, GOV, IND
  • Biofuel Feedstock Registration Exemption
    User type : AFP
  • Green Jobs Tax Credit
    User type : STATION, AFP, PURCH, MAN
  • Idle Reduction and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Weight Exemption
    User type : FLEET, GOV, IND
  • Biodiesel Production Tax Credit
    User type : AFP
  • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Exemption
    User type : FLEET, GOV, IND



  • Mid-Atlantic Region Electric Vehicle (EV) Support
    User type : GOV, OTHER
  • Vehicle Acquisition Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Assessment Requirement
    User type : GOV
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Parking Space Regulation
    User type : IND
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate Authorization
    User type : IND
  • Medium- and Heavy-Duty (MHD) Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Deployment Support
    User type : OTHER
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee
    User type : IND
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure New Building Requirement for Localities
    User type : GOV
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station New Construction and Building Renovation Requirement
    User type : GOV
  • Utility Electrification Investment Recovery Requirement
    User type : AFP
  • Transportation Electrification Study
    User type : AFP, GOV
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Grant Authorization
    User type : GOV
  • Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Sales Requirement and Low-Emission Vehicle (LEV) Standards
    User type : MAN, GOV
  • Utility Company Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Requirement
    User type : STATION, AFP
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Policies for Associations
    User type : MUD, IND
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate Program Working Group
    User type : GOV

The working group published a report with program recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly on November 1, 2020. The EV rebate program must be operational by December 30, 2021, or when funding is available.

(Reference House Bill 717, 2020)

  • Public Entity Retail Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure Authorization
    User type : STATION
  • Alternative Fuel School Bus Regulations
    User type : MAN, FLEET, GOV
  • Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deregulation
    User type : STATION, OTHER
  • Aftermarket Electric Vehicle (EV) Conversion Regulations
    User type : MAN, FLEET, GOV, IND
  • Ethanol Production Equipment Tax Exemption Authorization
    User type : AFP
  • Fuel-Efficient Driving Training
    User type : OTHER
  • Public Utility Definition
    User type : STATION
  • Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Definitions
    User type : AFP
  • State Energy Plan
    User type : OTHER
  • Idle Reduction Requirement
    User type : FLEET, GOV
  • Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways
    User type : FLEET, GOV, IND
  • Alternative Fuel Provider License
    User type : STATION, AFP, PURCH
  • Alternative Fuel Tax
    User type : STATION, PURCH, FLEET, IND
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Tax Reduction Authorization
    User type : OTHER
  • Alternative Fuel School Bus and Fueling Infrastructure Loans
    User type : STATION, MAN, FLEET, GOV