ALT Fuels Colorado

ALT Fuels Colorado

To improve air quality throughout the state of Colorado, the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) will be incentivizing the replacement and scrappage of pre-2009 vehicles with fully Electric and Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) fleet vehicles.  These funds are available to all public, private, and non-profit fleets statewide within Colorado.

All information and materials presented on this page are in draft form and subject to change pending the review of public comments for the revised Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. Public comments were accepted by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment from June 14th to July 14th. For more information about the Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, please visit:

Eligible Vehicles & Equipment

  • Class 8 Local Freight Trucks (Heavy-Duty)
  • Class 4-7 Local Freight Trucks (Medium-Duty)
  • Class 4-8 School & Intra-facility Shuttle Buses
  • Railroad Freight Switchers
  • Airport Ground Support Equipment
  • Heavy Forklifts
  • Port Cargo Handling Equipment
  • Additional funding is available for associated electric vehicle charging stations (Level II & III only) if the vehicle being purchased is electric.

Charging infrastructure not associated with an eligible vehicle purchase is not eligible for funding through this program


Please read the Program Guide and Pre-Application Checklist to learn more about the program before applying.  The Sample Application above is for preparation purposes only.  

All applications must be completed and submitted online using the link below.  Applications may only be submitted during an application round.  Application rounds will be held approximately three times a year until all funding is fully expended.  There is no budgeted funding amount per application round, funding is available on a first-come, first-serve basis until fully expended.  There is a $21.5 million available through this program.  As of July 2019, $5 million has been awarded.  The next application round will be in September/October 2019.  The exact date will be posted once available, and you can be notified by signing up for email updates below.



Between 2014 and 2018, ALT Fuels Colorado operated with funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program.  With this funding, the program incentivized the purchased of over 800 alternatively fueled vehicles.  In 2018 the ALT Fuels Colorado (AFC) program was allocated additional funding from a diesel emissions settlement.  This funding is managed in partnership with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, the Colorado Department of Transportation, and the Colorado Energy Office.



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If you have additional questions about the program, please contact the Program Coordinator, Kaylyn Bopp