Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentives -
A $1,000 Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) incentive is offered to local residents within the AVAQMD jurisdiction which includes the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County (see list of District zip codes above). AFV incentives are two per person or entity, per electric/electric hybrid offer on new vehicle purchases or lease agreements made with local Antelope Valley Dealerships. Electric Home Charging Units are no longer offered. Incentives are paid as reimbursement after submittal and processing of AFV incentive application.
Vehicle Buy Back Program -
$1,000 paid to local residents for vehicles 1995 or older. Car/Truck/Van < 10,000lbs. GVWR. Currently registered as operable - registered as operable in the Antelope Valley for the past 24 months; in good operating condition, take and pass smog check if within 60 days of a required smog, operability test and inspection will be performed on-site.
Lawn Mower Exchange Program -
Up to $352 offered in incentives by the District and participating vendor, must retire a gas-powered Lawn Mower, Blower or Trimmer, must purchase new Zero-Emission, Battery-Electric Lawn Mower, Blower or Trimmer through District selected vendor, participants are responsible for claiming the incentives by registration and paying special pricing before the event.
Plug-in Electric Infrastructure-
(Open until all funds are exhausted - funded by AB 923 and/or AB 2766 DMV Fees for Mobile Emission Reduction Programs)
Grant reimburses up to 80% costs of equipment and installation based on criteria met. Specific criteria include but are not limited to the following:installation of infrastructure at Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings.large retail centers, centers of worship, hospitals, public transit areas such as train stations, bus depots or park and rides.
Carl Moyer Heavy Duty Diesel Equipment On-Road & Off-Road Vehicles Programs-
Program Objectives: to improve the quality of the air in the Antelope Valley by funding local, cost-effective projects to upgrade heavy-duty diesel equipment using proven technologies and procedures that reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx), particulate matter (PM) and reactive organic gases (ROG) from diesel-powered engines. Eligible projects include: Replacement, Repower, Retrofit (Highest Level PM and NOx reductions), TRU Retrofit and Idling Reduction Retrofit. NOTE**On-road projects are limited due to regulation and/or having 10 or fewer vehicles, GVWR less than 26,000lbs. In addition ALL projects must operate a minimum of 75% in California and 25% within the District. Agriculture On-Road and Off-Road projects are unlimited. Off-Road Construction equipment is limited to small fleets.