Policy Profile

Commercial Natural Gas Fueling Incentives

Policy description:

Increased installation of natural gas (NG) fueling infrastructure suffers the “chicken or the egg” problem: While consumer anxiety about the availability of fueling stations creates barriers to vehicle acquisition, the relatively low number of natural gas-fueled vehicles (NGVs) in operation creates uncertainties about return on investment for potential owners of fueling stations. For NGVs, the problem is more severe than for electric vehicles (EVs) as fueling equipment costs are much higher, and there are fewer original equipment manufacturers for NGVs than for EVs. There are a number of programs that states can adopt to support NG fueling infrastructure. For more information, see the full policy brief.

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  1. Does the state offer loans?
  2. Does the state offer a rebate program?
  3. Does the state offer a tax credit?
  4. Does the state offer any other type of incentive?
  5. Does at least one of the top three utilities in the state offer an incentive?