Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Grants

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The Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP), administered by the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), provides grants to purchase new and converted fleet AFVs. Grant award amounts vary and may cover up to 100% of the incremental AFV cost. Grants are available in the following amounts:

AFV TechnologyVehicle ClassMaximum Grant Award per Vehicle
Battery- and Plug-In Hybrid Electric VehiclesClass 1-2$5,000
Battery- and Plug-In Hybrid Electric VehiclesClass 3-8$50,000
Natural Gas, Propane, Biodiesel, Hydrogen VehiclesClass 1-2$7,500
Natural Gas, Propane, Biodiesel, Hydrogen VehiclesClass 3-8$50,000

Eligible fleet applicants include school districts, nonprofits, commercial entities, and local and municipal governments. AFVs purchased for individual or personal use are not eligible. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. For more information, see MEA’s CFIP Program website.