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Natural Gas Vehicle Program

Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program for Heavy-Duty Vehicles is closed
Since 2013, $20 million in Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle grants have been awarded to 62 organizations and companies across Pennsylvania making the switch to compressed natural gas (CNG), liquified natural gas (LNG) and bi-fuel vehicles weighing 14,000 pounds or more.
Grants for the first round of Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle grants were awarded in May 2013 - View Article
Grants for the second round of Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle grants were awarded in March 2014 - View Article.
Grants for the third round of Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle grants were awarded in January 2015 - View Article

2016 Act 13 Natural Gas Energy Development Program Annual Report (PDF)
2015 Act 13 Natural Gas Energy Development Program Annual Report (PDF)
2014 Act 13 Natural Gas Energy Development Program Annual Report (PDF)
2013 Act 13 Natural Gas Energy Development Program Annual Report (PDF)
DEP Regional Contacts

  • Northwest Region, Meadville – Geoffrey Bristow (814-332-6681) gbristow@pa.gov
  • North-central Region, Williamsport – Michelle Ferguson (570-327-3783) miferguson@pa.gov
  • Northeast Region, Wilkes-Barre – Janet Warnick (570-826-2475) janwarnick@pa.gov
  • Southwest Region, Pittsburgh – (412-442-4000)
  • South-central Region, Harrisburg – Mark Hand (717-705-4797) mhand@pa.gov
  • Southeast Region, Norristown – Heather Cowley (484-250-5816) hcowley@pa.gov

Important Information
Permitting Guide to Building and Operating Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Stations In Pennsylvania - http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/View/Collection-12721
Link to DEP Policy on Clean Alternative Fuel Conversion Systems - http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/Get/Document-86214/PCV%20Conversion%20Policy%20Final%20Revised.pdf
Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) funding for infrastructure - http://www.newpa.com/find-and-apply-for-funding/funding-and-program-finder/alternative-and-clean-energy-program-ace

Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant - Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program is OPEN
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) offers an opportunity for commonwealth residents to apply for a rebate to assist with the incremental cost for the purchase of a new alternative fuel vehicle, including vehicles powered by: natural gas, propane, electric or hydrogen fuel cells. An alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) must be a new vehicle with an odometer reading of less than 500 miles at the time of purchase and be registered in Pennsylvania to be eligible for a rebate. This program is first come, first served and funds are limited.
Click here for more information on the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program including: rebate amounts, availability, contact information, program rules and application forms.

CNG Fueling Stations in Pennsylvania
Learn where you can find natural gas fueling stations across Pennsylvania -
http://www.cngprices.com/station_map.php

Links to NGV/CNG tools and resources (calculators, tech webpages, code requirements, Fuel Finder, etc.)