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 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
Electric VehiclesClass 1-2$5,000
Electric VehiclesClass 3-8$80,000
Natural Gas, Propane, Biodiesel, and Hydrogen VehiclesClass 1-2$7,500
Natural Gas, Propane, Biodiesel, and Hydrogen VehiclesClass 3-8$50,000

Eligible fleet applicants include school districts, nonprofits, commercial entities, corporations, and local and municipal governments. AFVs purchased for individual or personal use are ineligible. Vehicles receiving funding from other state programs are ineligible. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis, with equity and environmental justice considerations as part of the evaluation criteria. For more information, including additional eligibility criteria, see MEA’s CFIP Program website.