Emissions Reduction Incentive Grant (ERIG) Program

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has made approximately $50 million in grants available through the Texas Emissions Reduction Program (TERP)'s Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG) Program.

The ERIG program provides grants for emissions-reducing projects for on-road vehicles (GVWR > 8,500 lbs), non-road equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, and stationary engines. 

Eligible Applicants:  

Individuals, Corporations, Organizations, Governments, School Districts, or Any Other Legal Entity
Eligible Projects:  

  • New Purchase or Lease
  • Replacement
  • Repower
  • Retrofit
  • Add-On of Emission-Reduction Technology

Funding:  Up to 80% of the Eligible Cost 

  • Not to Exceed $12,500 per Ton of NOx Reduced for Locomotive or Marine Projects 
  • Not to Exceed $17,500 per Ton of NOx Reduced for all Other Projects

ERIG applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on August 15, 2018.   Grant application forms are now available online: http://www.terpgrants.org. Applications submitted using forms from previous ERIG or Rebate grant rounds will not be accepted. 

Eligible counties for this grant round include: Bastrop, Bexar, Brazoria, Caldwell, Chambers, Collin, Comal, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Ellis, Fort Bend, Galveston, Gregg, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Harrison, Hays, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Jefferson, Johnson, Kaufman, Liberty, Montgomery, Nueces, Orange, Parker, Rockwall, Rusk, San Patricio, Smith, Tarrant, Travis, Upshur, Victoria, Waller, Williamson, Wilson, and Wise. 

Upcoming ERIG Workshops

Application Assistance Workshops:

TERP staff wil host two upcoming drop-in application assistance sessions. These sessions are free and open to the public; no RSVP is required. Staff will be available to answer questions about the ERIG program and how to complete an ERIG application. Individuals can attend anytime during the hours listed below.

Please note that TERP staff will not be able to accept applications for submission at these sessions. Completed applications must be mailed or hand delivered to the TCEQ office in Austin.


July 16, 2018, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM CST 
TCEQ Austin Office
Building F, Room 1301 B & C
12100 Park 35 Circle
Austin, Texas 78753

July 25, 2018, 9:00 PM-5:00 PM CST 
CST North Central Texas Council of Governments
Transportation Council Room
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

For more information: 

For more information on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Texas Emissions Reduction Program (TERP) and its grants, please email terp@tceq.texas.gov or call 800-919-8377. 

For more information on the Alamo Area Clean Coalition or how your fleet can deploy alternative fuel vehicles, please email jchadwick@aacog.com or call 210-362-5317.

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