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Alternative Fuel Stations in Chataignier, LA

Alternative Fuel Stations in Chataignier, LA

Alternative Fuel in Chataignier

There are a total of 2 alternative fuel stations within a 10-mile radius of the center of Chataignier, LA.

Electric

Holiday Inn

Electric

1698 Highway 190 W Eunice, LA 70535

Hours of operation: 24 hours daily
Last confirmed on: 2018-03-08

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Propane)

Reedgas Propane Co

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Propane)

1706 Aymond St Eunice, LA 70535

Hours of operation: 7am-5pm M-F
Last confirmed on: 2018-03-08


Above is a complete list of alternative fuel locations in or near Chataignier, LA: biodiesel; compressed natural gas (CNG); ethanol (E85); electric; hydrogen; liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (propane) & more.


Alternative Fuel Tax Incentives and Credits in Chataignier, LA


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 Chataignier, LA.


Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Propane Regulatory Authority

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources' Office of Conservation has regulatory authority over CNG safety, including fueling stations and the installation of conversion equipment in a vehicle. Vehicles capable of operating on, liquefied petroleum gas (propane) must have passed a safety inspection from the Louisiana Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission. (Reference Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:731 and 30:732)


Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways

Low-speed vehicles may only be used on roads that have a posted speed limit of up to 35 miles per hour (mph), but may cross a highway with a posted speed limit greater than 35 mph. The low-speed vehicle must be equipped with safety equipment as specified in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.500, and must be registered with the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles. (Reference Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:300.1)


Alternative Fuel Excise Taxes

All licensed on-road vehicles fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied petroleum gas (propane) are subject to a special fuels tax through the Excise Taxes Division of the Louisiana Department of Revenue. Vehicle owners or operators must pay a special fuels tax of $0.16 per gallon equivalent of natural gas at the time fuel is dispensed or delivered into the tank of a motor vehicle. A gasoline gallon equivalent is equal to 5.66 lbs. of CNG and a diesel gallon equivalent is equal to 6.06 lbs. of liquefied natural gas (LNG). A gallon of propane is subject to 73% of the state tax on a gallon of gasoline. Alternative fuel distributers must be licensed by the state. (Reference Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:802.3)


Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit

The state offers a nonrefundable income tax credit of 30% of the cost of converting a vehicle to operate on an alternative fuel and the cost of alternative fueling equipment. For new original equipment manufacturer AFVs, a taxpayer may take a tax credit of 10% of the cost of the motor vehicle, up to $2,500. To qualify for the tax credit, vehicles must be dedicated AFVs and registered in Louisiana. Commercial vehicles should primarily be used in Louisiana and operate for at least four years. For the purpose of this incentive, alternative fuels include natural gas, propane, non-ethanol based advanced biofuels (excluding flexible fuel vehicles), and electricity if the vehicle has at least four wheels, is primarily for on-street use, can attain a minimum speed of 55 miles per hour, has a minimum battery capacity of four kilowatt-hours, and can be charged externally. Restrictions may apply. (Reference Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:6035 and Louisiana Administrative Code Title 61, Section 1913)


Propane Self-Service Fueling Station Regulations

Propane retailers may offer self-service, coin-operated, credit card, or any other pump-activating fuel dispensing device to the general public. The retailer must post readily-visible step-by-step instructions to the operator. The Louisiana Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission must promulgate and adopt rules and regulations to provide education and instruction on the safe operation and use of automatic fuel dispensing devices. (Reference Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1853.1)


Natural Gas Vehicle Weight Exemption

A vehicle powered by compressed or liquefied natural gas may exceed the state's gross and axle vehicle weight limits by a weight equal to the difference between the weight of the vehicle with the natural gas tank and a comparable diesel tank system, up to 2,000 pounds. This exemption applies on all state roads and interstate highways. (Reference Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:386)


More information about Chataignier

Chataignier Facts

The village of Chataignier (LA) in Evangeline County has an estimated population of 364.

Alternative Fuel Stations in LA

Alternative Fuel Stations in Chataignier

There are currently at least 2 alternative fuel stations in or near Chataignier, LA (10-mile radius).

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Alternative fuels are defined as substantially non-petroleum based energy sources.

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