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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 Ohio.
It is unlawful to tamper with vehicle emissions control systems unless the action is for the purpose of converting a motor vehicle to operate on an alternative fuel and is in compliance with the standards adopted under the Clean Air Act Amendments. (Reference Ohio Revised Code 3704.16-3704.162)
An NGV may exceed the gross vehicle weight restrictions by 2,000 pounds, except on the interstate system or a highway, road, or bridge that is subject to maximum weight restrictions. (Reference Ohio Revised Code 5577.044)
Compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) used for transportation must be measured in gasoline gallon equivalents (GGE) or diesel gallon equivalents (DGE). One DGE of LNG is the equivalent of one gallon of motor fuel. One GGE of CNG is equal to 139.31 cubic feet or 6.38 pounds. (Reference Ohio Revised Code 5735.011)
Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity, propane, or natural gas are exempt from state motor vehicle emissions inspections after a one-time verification inspection. For more information, see the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency E-Check website. (Reference Ohio Administrative Code 3745-26-1 and 3745-26-12)
Ohio Propane Gas Association (OPGA) provides $1,000 rebates to Ohio commercial fleet customers for the purchase of a new propane vehicle or a propane vehicle conversion. Customers may apply for a maximum of 5 rebates. Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including eligibility requirements and the rebate application, see the OPGA Autogas website.
Electric drive vehicles owners must pay an annual fee in addition to other registration fees. The fee is $200 for all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and $100 for hybrid electric vehicles. (Reference Ohio Revised Code 4501.01 and 4503.10)
FEC offers rebates of $250 to members who install Level 2 EV charging station(s) at a home, office, or other building. For more information, including eligibility requirements, see the FEC Electric Vehicle Charger Rebates website.
Ohio 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.