Take Credit for Going Green
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.
The Municipal Climate Change Action Centre has created the Electric Vehicles for Municipalities (EVM) Program to provide rebates for 50% of total install costs up to $2,000 per charger for Level 2 (208V or 240V AC) or higher EV Charging Stations for municipalities in Alberta .
- The City of Edmonton's Electric Vehicle Charger and E-Bike Rebate (ECEB) Program offers commercial rebates on Level 2 chargers for businesses (including institutional buildings), workplaces, and large multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs - 5 units or more) such as condominiums and apartments. The rebate is the lesser of $2,000 or 50% of the installed cost before tax. This rebate is for Existing buildings only and a cap of five chargers per organization per calendar year. Pre-approval is recommended.
BC Hydro customers can apply for the EV Charger Rebate Program. The program offers a rebate up to 50% off or $2,000 per Level 2 charging station in a condo, apartment, or workplace, in addition to 5 hours of free support services from an EV Charging Station Advisor.
FortisBC customers can use The program offers a rebate up to 50% off or $2,000 per Level 2 charging station in a condo, apartment, or workplace, in addition to 5 hours of free support services from an EV Charging Station Advisor.
The CleanBC Communities Fund has $47.4 million to support clean infrastructure projects in B.C. communities. Eligible applicants include local governments, First Nations, Indigenous organizations, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations throughout British Columbia. The Province is administering the CleanBC Communities Fund and will accept funding applications until Nov. 12, 2020, with approvals expected in 2021.
The Government 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 Government of Quebec provides financial assistance for the acquisition, lease and installation of one or more 240 VAC charging stations for multi-unit residential buildings. The rebate may be as much as much as $5,000 per charging station.
- The Government of Yukon is offering a rebate for installing a Level 2 electric vehicle charger at multi-unit residential, commercial, or institutional buildings. You may be eligible to receive 50% of the purchase and installation costs up to $4,000 per installed charger at these locations. This includes First Nations government-owned buildings.