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Tax incentives and/or other rebates, credits, incentives or related initiaves for drivers of alternative fuel vehicles or for other uses of alternative fuel in Arkansas.
Individuals who use natural gas for residential or other tax-free purposes may not use natural gas in motor vehicles unless the natural gas is obtained through a separate meter which the alternative fuels supplier installed for such purposes. (Reference Arkansas Code 26-62-203)
Any individual or company who converts a vehicle to operate on an alternative fuel must report the conversion to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) within 10 days of the conversion. An owner or operator who fails to report such a conversion may be subject to a penalty. For more information, including reporting forms, see the DFA website. (Reference Arkansas Code 26-56-315 and 26-62-214)
LNG and propane are subject to a per mile excise tax of $0.075 per gallon. In lieu of the excise tax, LNG and propane users may pay an annual flat fee for a special fuel user’s permit. The fee is based on the vehicle’s gross vehicle weight rating. For each vehicle fueled by LNG or propane, the vehicle owner must apply for and obtain a liquefied gas special fuel user’s permit from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA). For more information, including fees and applications, see the DFA website. (Reference Arkansas Code 26-56-102, 26-56-301 and 26-56-304)
HEV and EV owners must pay an annual fee in addition to other registration fees. The fee is $200 for all-electric vehicles, $100 for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and $50 for HEVs. Fees contribute to the State Highway and Transportation Department Fund. Vehicles that are registered with a military service and veterans special license plate with permanent decal pursuant to Arkansas Code 27-24-201 are exempt from the annual fee. (Reference Arkansas Code 19-6-301(265), 27-14-614, and 27-24-201)
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality’s (ADEQ) offers rebates to government, private, and non-profit entities for the construction and installation costs of Level 2 EV charging stations. Funding is available in the following amounts:
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Rebates are awarded on a first-come, first served basis. The program is funded by Arkansas’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including eligibility and how to apply, see ADEQ’s Level 2 Rebate Program website.
(Reference Arkansas Code 15-10-101 and 19-5-1273)
Arkansas utilities joined the National Electric Highway Coalition (NEHC), committing to create a network of direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific of the United States. NEHC utility members agree to ensure efficient and effective fast charging deployment plans that enable long distance EV travel, avoiding duplication among coalition utilities, and complement existing corridor DCFC sites. For more information, including a list of participating utilities and states, see the NEHC website.