Above is a complete list of alternative fuel locations in or near Blawnox, PA: biodiesel; compressed natural gas (CNG); ethanol (E85); electric; hydrogen; liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (propane) & more.
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 Blawnox, PA.
The Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program provides financial assistance for qualified projects; information on alternative fuels, AFVs, and hybrid electric vehicles; and advanced vehicle technology research, development, and demonstration. Projects that result in product commercialization and the expansion of Pennsylvania companies are favored in the selection process.
The AFIG Program also offers rebates to assist eligible residents with the incremental cost of the purchase or lease of new AFVs, including all-electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), natural gas vehicles (NGVs), and propane vehicles. Eligible vehicles must have a total purchase price not exceeding $60,000. Rebates are available in the following amounts:
|Vehicle Type||Requirement||Rebate Amount|
|EV, PHEV, electric motorcycle, and low-speed EV||Battery capacity greater than or equal to 85 kilowatt hours (kWh)||$2,000|
|Battery capacity less than 85 kWh and equal to or greater than 30kWh||$1,750|
|Battery capacity greater than or equal to 10kWh and less than 30kWh||$1,000|
|FCEV||Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or certified retrofit||$2,000|
|Natural gas and propane||OEM or certified retrofit||$1,000|
|One-time preowned AFV||75,000 miles or less||$750|
An additional rebate of $500 is available for all vehicles if an applicant meets the low-income requirement, as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Rebates are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including forms and detailed requirements and restrictions, see the AFIG Program and AFV Rebates websites. (Reference Title 73 Pennsylvania Statutes, Chapter 18E, Section 1647.3)
A vehicle equipped with qualified idle reduction technology may exceed the state's gross and axle weight limits by up to 400 pounds (lbs.) to compensate for the additional weight of the idle reduction technology. A vehicle primarily powered by natural gas may exceed the state's gross vehicle weight limits by a weight equal to the difference between the weight of the vehicle with the natural gas tank and fueling system and the weight of a comparable vehicle with a diesel tank and fueling system. The NGV maximum gross weight may not exceed 82,000 lbs. (Reference Title 35 Pennsylvania Statutes, Chapter 23B, Section 4604, Title 75 Pennsylvania Statutes, Chapter 49, Section 4941)
PECO provides rebates of $50 to residential customers who purchase a new, qualified PEV. For more information, see the PECO Driver Rebate website.
A low-speed vehicle is defined as a four-wheeled electric vehicle that has a maximum speed greater than 20 miles per hour (mph) but not more than 25 mph. All vehicles must comply with the safety standards established in Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.500. Drivers must maintain a defined level of insurance coverage for all registered vehicles. (Reference Title 75 Pennsylvania Statutes Part I, Chapter 1, Section 102 and Part II, Chapter 17, Subchapter H, Section 1788)
EZ-EV, an Exelon program, offers discounts for the purchase or lease of select PEVs through participating dealers. For information on discount amounts, eligible makes and models, and availability, see the EZ-EV website.
The borough of Blawnox (PA) in Allegheny County has an estimated population of 1,432.
There are currently at least 87 alternative fuel stations in or near Blawnox, PA (10-mile radius).
The majority of alternative fuels are intended to be used in transportation.