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Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Program: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebates

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program provides rebates to consumers for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid, plug-in electric, natural gas, propane and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Please review the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program guidance to determine your eligibility for a rebate.

The new program guidelines are in effect until the end of December. The program offered will be reassessed on December 31, 2019.

Please note: The rebate will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available and is subject to the guidance in effect at time of application.

Please note that information on the AFV Rebate web page is for informational purposes only and is superseded by the guidance.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebate Guidance

DEP is currently accepting applications via our eGrants electronic application submission process. Please be sure to select Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program (AFVR) in the application system.

Only Pennsylvania residents are eligible for a rebate. Companies are not eligible to receive a rebate.

Consumers may submit applications for up to 6 months after the date of purchase. Consumers should be aware that funds may be depleted before their rebate application can be processed. Please be advised that this program is a rebate and not a tax credit.

The program offers rebates of up to $1,500 for Alternative Fuel Vehicles, including Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery Electric Vehicles, and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles. Please see the program guidance for details.

Original Equipment Manufactured and Certified Retrofit Natural Gas and Propane Vehicles are eligible for a $1,000 rebate.

One-time preowned AFV with 75,000 miles or less and vehicles used by a registered dealer for demonstration purposes with an odometer reading of greater than 500 and less than 10,000 miles are eligible to receive a rebate of $1,000. Please see the program guidance for details.

An additional rebate of $1,000 is available on all vehicles for applicants meeting low-income requirements. Please see the program guidance for details.

Leased alternative fuel vehicles are eligible for a rebate.

For assistance with the eGrants system, please contact DCED Customer Service.
Customer Service
1-800-379-7448
M-F 8:30 – 5:00
ra-dcedcs@pa.gov

For program-specific assistance with the AFV Rebate Program call:
(717) 783-8411