WHO AND WHAT IS ELIGIBLE?
Rebates are available to entities residing in Michigan and who are, for the first time, purchasing a new propane vehicle or a converting an existing vehicle in 2021. Propane companies and their employees are not eligible to receive rebates.
WHAT VEHICLES ARE ELIGIBLE?
Any 2015 or newer OEM vehicles converted to a propane autogas system that is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is registered and operated in the state of Michigan is eligible for a $4,000 incentive payment. All federal and state incentives must be applied prior to receiving rebate funds, and the funds may be used for the incremental cost of propane vehicle versus gasoline or diesel vehicle only. There is a limit of four rebates issued to any single entity, and the rebates are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO IN EXCHANGE FOR THE REBATE FUNDS?
Simply complete the attached application and submit it to MIPERC before the program ends or funds are exhausted.
WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM BEGIN AND END?
The rebate program ends December 31, 2021, or when program funds are exhausted. The payment of a rebate under the program or this agreement is subject to available funds. If available funds run out during the program year, MPGA may elect to carry over applications until the next program year. All eligible purchases or retrofit installations must occur during the rebate program. Completed and approved applications should have a rebate check issued within 60-90 days after the application is received at the MPGA office, subject to available funds. No applicant has a legal right or other entitlement to receive rebates under the program or this agreement. A completed application does not bind MPGA to approve or pay a rebate to any applicant. An applicant or propane marketer may be suspended from or declared ineligible to participate in the rebate program if the MPGA determines that the applicant or propane marketer has submitted false information or otherwise violated program terms and conditions. Within 30 days after MPGA suspends or declares an applicant or propane marketer ineligible, the applicant or propane marketer may appeal the action by submitting the appeal in writing to MPGA. Actions taken by MPGA with respect to the appeal will be final. An applicant or propane marketer who submits false information pertinent to a rebate is subject to criminal and civil penalties including U.S. Mail fraud.
How to Apply:
- Click the Red “Easy Application” button
- Fill in the blanks then right click the mouse to save the completed pdf to your desktop
- Click the Red “Upload Complete Application” button and attach your pdf
- Hit Submit!
MICHIGAN CLEAN DIESEL & VW REBATE
National - Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grant
Closes: March 16, 2021
School buses, transit buses, Class 5 – 8 medium- or heavy-duty trucks, nonroad engines, equipment or vehicles used in:
construction, handling of cargo, agriculture, mining, or energy production.
Includes propane vehicles. Maximum federal funding request per application of $3,000,000.
Clean Diesel Helpline
VW Emissions Mitigation Trust
Grant Apps for School Buses
2020 Dates Coming Soon
Public & private sector diesel fleets. Class 4-8 medium and large freight trucks and port drayage trucks.
Also for class 4-8 school, shuttle and transit buses.
Includes propane vehicles. Government plans will be funded up to 70% of a replacement vehicle.
Non-government projects will be funded up to 50% the cost of a replacement vehicle.
Michigan Clean Diesel Program (DERA MI)
School buses, medium or heavy duty, non-road engines used in: construction/demolition,
handling of cargo, agriculture, mining, industry, energy production.
Eligible submissions must request between $25,000 and $425,000.
Includes propane vehicles. Will fund between 25%-50% of the cost of the replacement vehicle depending on vehicle type and purpose.
Michigan Propane Autogas Fueling Stations
Michigan Propane Gas Association
The MPGA is a trade and membership service organization
that represents propane marketers throughout the state.
629 W. Hillsdale, Lansing, MI 48933