Voucher Funding Amounts

Vouchers are currently available to fleets across New York State interested in purchasing medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (weight class 3 through 8) in one or more of the following diesel-alternative categories:

  • All-electric (BEV)
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric (FCEV)
  • Plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV)
  • Conventional hybrid electric (HEV)
  • Compressed natural gas (CNG)
  • Propane (liquefied petroleum gas or LPG)

Vouchers cover a percentage of the incremental cost of the vehicle, the difference in cost between the alternative fuel vehicle and a comparable diesel vehicle. Voucher incentive amounts may differ by vehicle technology, vehicle weight class, and location where the vehicle is domiciled. Voucher amounts are subject to funding availability and applicable per-project caps. For more information about program eligibility and rules, consult the Program Implementation ManualLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page..

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Upgrade Your Fleet to Cleaner Vehicle Technology

Clean truck and bus technologies are more accessible than ever to fleets in New York State. These advanced vehicles are typically less expensive to operate and often far less noisy than diesel trucks or buses, and dramatically reduce or eliminate tailpipe pollution.

The New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYTVIP), administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), helps make it easier for fleets to adopt clean vehicle technologies while removing the oldest, dirtiest diesel engines from New York roads.

NYTVIP provides vouchers, or discounts, to fleets across New York State that purchase or lease all-electric (BEV), hydrogen fuel cell electric (FCEV), plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), conventional hybrid electric (HEV), compressed natural gas (CNG), or propane medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (weight class 3 through 8) and scrap a similar older diesel vehicle that is part of their fleet.

Voucher amounts are based on a percentage of the incremental cost of the vehicle, which is the difference in cost between the alternative fuel vehicle and a comparable diesel vehicle, up to a per-vehicle cap. Voucher incentive amounts may differ by vehicle technology, vehicle weight class, and location where the vehicle is domiciled. Voucher amounts are subject to funding availability and applicable per-project caps. For more information about program eligibility and rules, consult the Program Implementation ManualLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page..

Voucher Amounts and Caps for Trucks
Vehicle Technology Incremental Cost % Vehicle Weight Class (GVWR)
3* 4 5 6 7 8
BEV 95% $60,000 $100,000 $110,000 $125,000 $150,000 $185,000
FCEV 95% - $100,000 $110,000 $125,000 $150,000 $185,000
PHEV 90% - $55,000 $60,000 $70,000 $100,000 $120,000
HEV 90% - $25,000 $35,000 $45,000 $50,000 $55,000
CNG 90% - $30,000 $40,000 $50,000 $55,000 $60,000
Propane 90% - $30,000 $40,000 $50,000 $55,000 $60,000

*Class 3 BEV eligible for 80% of incremental cost up to cap

Voucher Amounts and Caps for Transit Buses
Vehicle Technology Incremental Cost % Vehicle Weight Class (GVWR)
3* 4 5 6 7 8
BEV / FCEV 100% $60,000 $100,000 $125,000 $150,000 $250,000 $385,000

*Class 3 Transit Bus incentives available to fleets providing public transit service in a nonattainment or maintenance county. Class 3 BEV eligible for 80% of incremental cost up to cap

Class 4-8 Transit Bus incentives available to following 18 fleets:

  1. Broome County Transit
  2. Capital District Transportation Authority
  3. Central New York Regional Transportation Authority
  4. Chemung County (C Tran)
  5. Dutchess County Public Transit
  6. Greater Glens Falls Transit
  7. Nassau Inter-City Express
  8. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
  9. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  10. Rochester-Genesee Regional Transit Authority
  11. Suffolk County Transportation
  12. Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit
  13. Transport of Rockland
  14. Ulster County Area Transit
  15. Westchester County Bee-Line Bus System
  16. The City of Long Beach, Department of Transportation
  17. Clinton County Public Transit
  18. Huntington Area Rapid Transit

Transit fleets may opt out of scrappage requirement but will be eligible for lower funding amounts.

Voucher Amounts and Caps for School and Shuttle Buses
Vehicle Technology Incremental Cost % Vehicle Weight Class (GVWR)
3 4 5 6 7 8
BEV 80% $60,000 $90,000 $100,000 $110,000 $120,000 $150,000

BEV school and shuttle buses must operate and be domiciled in a non-attainment (or maintenance) county to be eligible

Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Jefferson, Montgomery, Schoharie, Schenectady, Albany, Greene, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, Bronx, New York, Richmond, Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties are eligible for transit and school/shuttle bus incentives through the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program

Class 3-8 school and shuttle buses, Class 3 transit buses, and Class 3 trucks in Albany, Bronx, Chautauqua, Dutchess, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Jefferson, Kings, Livingston, Monroe, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Niagara, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Wayne, and Westchester Counties are eligible for incentives through the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program. Class 4-8 trucks and Class 4-8 transit buses are eligible throughout the state.