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Government and utility incentives can make owning EV charging stations even more rewarding. Check out what grants, rebates and tax credits are available for purchasing and installing stations in your region.
British Columbia offers a 75%, up to $4,000, rebate for a Level 2 charging station in MURBS with three or more units. as well as 50%, up to $4,000, rebate for a Level 2 charging station in workplaces. Single port stations count as one charging station, and dual port stations count as two charging stations. As such, applicants who apply for a dual port station would receive 75% of total eligible costs up to $8,000, whichever is lower. Applicants can apply for a maximum of two stations per building. There can be multiple buildings within a strata plan. British Columbia is also offering 50%, up to $4,000, rebate for a Level 2 charging station in workplaces. Total project costs will be capped at $25,000, and multiple site locations will be eligible within the maximum $25,000 incentive cap. Additionally, BC is providing guidance on planning for charging stations in multi-unit residential buildings and workplaces. The buildings must have been completed prior to January 31, 2018
The Province of Quebec offers financial assistance for the acquisition and installation of charging stations at the workplace equal to 50% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $5,000 per port. There is no specific limit on the number of terminals installed and eligible for a refund claim. However, the maximum amount of financial assistance allocated per institution is set at $25,000 per fiscal year. The site host is required to provide free charging for three years. Valid until December 31, 2020.