Clean Fleets North Texas 2019

NCTCOG is offering grant funding for the replacement of heavy-duty diesel vehicles or equipment.

July 9 Presentation Slides [PDF]

Eligible Applicants

  1. Local governments or private companies that contract with local governments (ex: Private waste hauler contracted to a city for trash or recycling collection)
  2. Applicants MUST adopt a Clean Fleet Policy or similar prior to receiving the grant award

Eligible Activities & Funding Levels

All old vehicles/equipment must be diesel. The new replacement may be diesel or alternative fuels, covered at the following funding levels:

Eligible Activities* Funding Level
Replace On-Road Diesel Trucks
16,000 GVWR and Up;
Engine Model Year 1996 - 2006;
Engine Model Year 1996 - 2009; If Replacing with Electric
45% Cost if New is Electric
35% Cost if New is Powered by Engine Certified to CARB Optional Low-NOx Standards
(Both Natural Gas and Propane Engines Currently Available)
25% Cost for All Others, Including New Diesel
Replace Non-Road Diesel Equipment
Must Operate ≥ 500 Hours/Year;
See Guidelines for Eligible Engine Model Years [PDF]

*All old vehicles/equipment that are replaced must operate in the nonattainment area and be scrapped. Other engine model years eligible on case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

Steps to Apply: 

  1. Fill out the Intent to Submit Form (optional)
  2. Review Key Documents: Guidelines [PDF] and Frequently Asked Questions
  3. Submit an Online Risk Assessment  (Note: You cannot start and stop this survey; once started, the entire survey must be completed in one sitting.  Staff recommends using this copy of the survey [PDF] to gather all necessary information prior to starting online entry via the live survey.)
  4. Submit an Application by Mail or In Person [XLS] by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020
  5. Review an Example Agreement [PDF]


  1. CARB Low-NOx and Electric Vehicles
  2. Vehicle and Equipment Dismantlers [PDF]

Applications will be accepted on a competitive basis. NCTCOG must have the submitted applications “in hand” at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020.

For more information, contact