National Websites

U.S. Department of Energy – Clean Cities

The Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium

National Biodiesel Board

Alternative Fuels Data Center

The Propane Education & Research Council

National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition

Rose-Hulman – Eco-Car2

2013 Vehicle Buyers Guide

Follow House Bill 1324 – Motor fuels


Retro and reinstated tax credits
for AF/Infrastructure SD

January 2, 2013, President Obama signed Public Law 112-240, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. The resulting changes are available for review on the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) Federal Laws and Incentives page Specifically, the Act:
Retroactively extends several tax credits that had expired on December 31, 2011.

The following incentives are now effective through December 31, 2013:

Alternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit:


Public Law 112-240, Section 412

Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit:

Public Law 112-240, Section 402
Alternative Fuel Mixture Excise Tax Credit:

Public Law 112-240, Section 405
Biodiesel Income Tax Credit:

Public Law 112-240, Section 412
Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit:

Public Law 112-240, Section 405
Expands the definition of second generation biofuel (previously referred to as cellulosic biofuel) to include biofuel from cultivated algae, cyanobacteria, or lemna, and extends two incentives related to these fuels through December 31, 2013:

Second Generation Biofuel Plant Depreciation Deduction Allowance:


Public Law 112-240, Section 410
Second Generation Biofuel Producer Tax Credit:


Public Law 112-240, Section 404
Expands the Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Tax Credit to include a credit for eligible two- and three-wheeled plug-in electric drive vehicles, valid through December 31, 2013.

Extends discretionary funding for the following U.S. Department of Agriculture programs through September 2013:

Advanced Biofuel Production Grants and Loan Guarantees:
Advanced Biofuel Production Payments:

Biodiesel Education Grants:


Biomass Research and Development Initiative:


Ethanol Infrastructure Grants and Loan Guarantees: