Natural Gas Incentives

State Incentives:

Natural Gas Vehicle Incentive Comparison, Courtesy of Encana Natural Gas

Incentive Comparison chart


Federal Incentives:

Federal - Fuel Station Equipment Tax Credit (IRS Form 8911)

  • 30% of cost of alternative refueling equipment placed in service that year, up to $30,000
  • Incentive may be taken on multiple stations per company
  • Up to $1,000 tax credit for home refueling appliances
  • Credit may be taken by seller if buyer is tax exempt entity–Price negotiation point (if seller has tax liability)
  • Seller must disclose full value of potential credit
  • Credit is effective for equipment placed in service after December 31, 2005 and now expires on December 31, 2011
  • The NAT GAS Act extends to 2027, increases cap to $100K or 50% of investment (whichever is less – still pending legislation)