Alternative Bi-Fuel Vehicle Rebates

The Alternative Bi-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program provides incentives to encourage the use and deployment of bi-fuel vehicle technologies in Delaware.

Alternative Fuel BusesBi-fuel vehicles for this program are defined as those vehicles that have two separate fueling systems that enable them to run on either propane or natural gas and a conventional fuel.

This program is part of Delaware’s commitment to innovation in the transportation sector, reducing greenhouse gases, and improving Delaware’s air quality.

For more information, see the full description and guidance for the Alternative Bi-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program.

How much are the rebates?

Rebates are available for the purchase or lease of a new bi-fuel vehicle and for certain bi-fuel vehicle retrofits.

New Bi-Fuel Vehicles: $1,350

Rebates are available for new passenger vehicles (classes 1 through 6) purchased or leased between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

Retrofitted Bi-Vehicles: $1,350

Rebates are available for bi-fuel vehicle retrofits completed between January 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018, by a certified retrofitter.

Applicants must be Delaware residents, businesses or organizations in Delaware, or active-duty military personnel stationed in Delaware. For full eligibility information, please refer to the full description and guidance for the program.

The program will continue until all funding has been exhausted or June 30, 2018, whichever comes first.

How to Apply

You can apply for a rebate either directly or through a participating auto dealer. You do not need to purchase a vehicle from a participating dealership to qualify for a rebate. Participating dealers, however, are able to roll your rebate into your monthly lease or financing. All applications must be signed by both the purchaser and a dealer representative. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all documentation is complete.

Apply Directly

To apply for a Clean Vehicle Rebate please submit all required documents (except the W-9 form, which must be submitted online) to the Delaware Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy. Documents can be sent via email ( or by US mail (100 W. Water Street, Dover, DE 19904).

To submit your W-9, use the Delaware eSupplier Portal. (See the W-9 Guide for instructions)

Required Documents

A complete Clean Vehicle Rebate application

Proof of residency or operation in Delaware (driver’s license, military proof of service letter, or business license)

A copy of the sales slip or lease agreement

An online W-9 form using the Delaware eSupplier Portal (See the W-9 Guide for instructions)

Apply Through a Participating Dealership

Find a participating dealer and let them know that you are interested in the Delaware Clean Vehicle Rebate Program. Purchase or lease (for at least 36 months) an eligible vehicle. Participating dealers will roll vehicle rebates into the purchase or lease (documentation of this is required). Complete the Clean Vehicle Rebate application and sign the section “If Dealer is Receiving Rebate” on page 2.

I.G. Burton
793 Bay Rd., Milford, DE 19963

Willis Chevrolet Buick
2707 S DuPont Blvd, Smyrna, DE 19977

Willis Ford
15 N Dupont Blvd, Smyrna, DE 19977

AutoPort Inc.
203 Pigeon Point Rd, New Castle, DE 19720

AutoTeam Delaware
1606 Pennsylvania Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806

Bayshore Ford
4003 N Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720

Diver Chevrolet
2101 Pennsylvania Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806

Porter Ford
600 Ogletown Rd, Newark, DE 19711

Porter Nissan
303 E Cleveland Ave, Newark, DE 19711

Sheridan Nissan
114 S Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720

Sheridan Ford
4001 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808

Boulevard Ford
40 Bridgeville Road, Georgetown, DE 19947

Lewes Automall
17861 Coastal Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958

For more information, please visit our Questions and Answers page or contact one of the participating dealerships.

About Taxes

In order to receive a rebate, applicants must submit a Delaware W-9 form using the Delaware eSupplier Portal. (See the W-9 Guide for instructions)

Any W-9 forms submitted with an application will be shredded immediately. Applications will not be processed without this documentation.

Rebates may be considered taxable income by the IRS. Please consult your tax professional.

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