Alternative Fuel Incentive Program (AFIP - AB 1811)

This page last reviewed February 14, 2012

Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 1811, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) developed a joint plan with the California Energy Commission to spend $25 million for the purposes of incentivizing the use and production of alternative fuels. AB 1811 required the funds to be encumbered by June 30, 2007. Please note that is program has ended.

Meetings and
May 24, 2007, San Diego, CA: ARB Public Meeting to Consider Recommendations for the
Allocation of $25 Million for Alternative Fuel Incentives
  • Meeting Notice
  • Staff Report: Staff Report on the Proposed Allocations of $25 Million For the Alternative Fuel Incentive Program (PDF-228k)

The date to submit the complete package of AFIP project proposals is extended to March 19, 2007 at 5:00 P.M. The Alternatives Fuels Incentives Program (AFIP) ($25 million) solicitations for project proposals are presented as following:
  • The complete package of " Alternative Fuel Incentive Program (AFIP) Request for Grant Proposal" (PDF-647k). This package will be due by March 12, 2007 at 5:00 P.M
  • Or individual solicitation for project proposal category.
    • Request for Grant Proposal Application and Instructions - Fiscal Year 2006-2007 (PDF-39k)
    • Attachment A: E85 and Other Alternative Fuels: Fuel Infrastructure Projects and Price Parity Incentives (PDF-83k) - New version updated February 26, 2007 (PDF-86k).
    • Attachment B: Bio-fuels-Startup of Small Production Facilities in California, (PDF-42k).
    • Attachment C: Plug-in Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Vehicle Demonstration and Research
    • Attachment D: Transit Bus Projects (PDF-89k) - Addendum 1 for Attachment D (PDF-20k) 
    • Attachment E: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Program (PDF-473k)
    • Attachment F: Consumer Education and Outreach (PDF-76k)
    • Appendix: Grant Summary and Authorization Form (PDF-436k)
- Q&A about AFIP (PDF-32k)
- Joint workshop between California Energy Commission and ARB concerning the State Plan of Increase the Use of Alternative Transportation Fuels on October 16, 2006 in Sacramento, California.
ARB Public Meeting to Update the Board on Allocation of $25 Million for Alternative Fuel Incentives on October 19, 2006 in Sacramento, CA. For more information...
Alternative Fuels Incentives ($25 million) Public Workshop on September 21, 2006 in Sacramento, California

Hydrogen Initiatives Information on California's Hydrogen Initiatives
Staff Contact: - Gerhard Achtelik - Phone: (916) 322-1731
E85 Fuels Information on E85 fuels.

Staff Contact: - Jim Peterson - Phone: (916) 327-1502
Bio-fuels Information on Bio-fuels. Staff Contact: - Hardip Judge - Phone: (916) 324-9512

- Bob Rogen - Phone: (916) 323-0018
Alternative Fueled Vehicles Information on the Incentives for Zero Emission, Hybrid and Natural Gas Transit Vehicles.
Staff Contact: Kathy Leuterio - Phone: (916) 322-1731
Testing Research and Development of Clean and Zero Emission Fuels and Vehicles.

Staff Contact:

- E85: Jim Peterson: (916) 327-1502

- Biodiesel: Bob Okamoto: (916) 327-2953

- Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle: Tony Andreoni: (916) 322-1731
Related Links Hydrogen Fuel
E85 Fuels
Transportation Technologies

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For more information about the ARB's Incentive Program for Alternative Fuels activities, please contact Harold Holmes at (916) 324-8029.
If you have comments about this webpage, please refer them to Chan Pham at (916) 323-1069.