There are incentives and rebates at the state, local, and federal level for the purchase and installation of an electric vehicle. Please visit the Alternative Fuel Data Center for federal and state incentives that you may qualify for.
New Electric Plug-in Car Purchase
Texas Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Grants: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) administers the Alternative Fueling Facilities Program, which provides grants for 50 percent of eligible costs, up to $600,000, to construct, reconstruct, or acquire a facility to store, compress, or dispense alternative fuels, including electricity, in Texas air quality nonattainment areas.
Alternative Fuel Use and Vehicle Acquisition Requirements: State agency fleets with more than 15 vehicles, excluding emergency and law enforcement vehicles, may not purchase or lease a motor vehicle unless the vehicle uses compressed or liquefied natural gas, propane, ethanol or fuel blends of at least 85 percent ethanol (E85), methanol or fuel blends of at least 85 percent methanol (M85), biodiesel or fuel blends of at least 20 percent biodiesel (B20), or electricity (including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles). Covered state agency fleets must consist of at least 50 percent of vehicles that are able to operate on alternative fuels and use these fuels at least 80 percent of the time the vehicles are driven.