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 by clicking on your state in the map below.
The Residential EVSE Tax Credit (Form 319) provides up to $75 for builders to install charging stations in new residential construction.
Salt River Project (SRP) Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate Pilot Program offers a $500 rebate for each new Level 2 workplace charger (limit 12 per customer). To participate in the Program, customers must be served by a SRP retail electric commercial price plan.
Marin Clean Energy (MCE) Charging Station Program offers rebates for Level 2 charging stations for workplaces and multifamily properties (market rate and low income with 4 or more units) of up to $2,500 per port. MCE customers must be on MCE Light Green 50% renewable energy or upgrade to Deep Green 100% renewable energy electricity service for this offering.
Anaheim Public Utilities Public Access Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate Program is offering rebates to commercial, industrial, and municipal customers who install publicly accessible Level 2 (240-Volt) or higher plug-in electric vehicle (EV) chargers. Under this program, customers will be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses up to $5,000 per charging station for public access locations, or $10,000 for school, affordable housing, or publicly accessible DC fast plug-in locations (maximum of 4 charging stations). Eligible expenses include the charger purchase price and installation costs. In addition to the rebate, Anaheim will pay the City’s permit application fee for the EV charger. Enrollment period ends November 30, 2018.
San Luis Obispo Air Pollution Control District’s Alt Fuel and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program is offering funding for up to 50% of eligible costs of the infrastructure and installation, and up to 60% if the project is publicly accessible, subject to the maximum award amounts stipulated in the RFP. Projects funded under the AB923 guidelines may be eligible for funding up to 65% of eligible costs (consult APCD). Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until program funds are exhausted.
Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Charge Ready Program offers rebates for qualified EV charging equipment, and provides make-ready at the site for the equipment. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until program funds are exhausted.
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is offering rebates for electric vehicle charging stations for residents, businesses, and public agencies that are AMP customers. Businesses can apply for a rebate of up to $3,000 on Level 2 chargers for workplace or their customers. Receipt must be dated after October 16, 2017.
Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) EV Charge Network is a three-year program, starting January 2018, to install 7,500 electric vehicle chargers at multifamily housing and workplaces. PG&E covers the cost of make-ready and installation, which is typically 60-80% of the total project cost. Program participants have the option to own the chargers, partially paid for by PG&E, as well as choose the charging equipment from an approved vendor list, which includes ChargePoint. The program requires a minimum of 10 EV parking spaces per site.
The Southern California Incentive Project (SCIP) offers rebates up to $70,000 per DC fast charger for installations at new sites and up to $40,000 per DC fast charging for installations at replacement and make-ready sites. Installations in designated disadvantaged communities (DACs) are eligible for rebates up to $80,000 per DC fast charger regardless of installation site type. Applications for this first-come, first-served rebate opportunity will be accepted until rebate funds have been exhausted.
The Fresno County Incentive Project (FCIP) offers rebates for the purchase and installation of eligible Level 2 EV charging stations for commercial, workplace, multi-unit dwelling, or public facilities in Fresno County. The rebate value is $4,000 for single port EV charging stations and $7,000 for dual port EV charging stations. Applicants must be a site owner or have site owner authorization to install, and must apply for the rebate before purchasing or installing eligible EV charging stations. Eligible stations must be new and meet the eligibility requirements. Applicants may also apply for Charge Up! funding. Applications for this first-come, first-served funding opportunity will be accepted until funds are exhausted.
The San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Power Your Drive Program is looking to deploy 350 EV site installations and 3,500 charging stations at workplaces, multi-unit dwellings, and in disadvantaged communities. The charging stations are not to be used for public charging. SDG&E will pay for the make-ready, EV stations, and installation. The site host will pay a one-time participation payment: $630/port for workplace, $235/port for multi-unit dwellings, and $0 for disadvantaged community installations. ChargePoint is a qualified vendor. The program agreement is for 10 years and the program will end either after a 3-year sign-up period or when funds have expired.
Redding Electric Utility (REU) is offering a $3,000 account credit per installed electric vehicle charging station (up to 10) that is Level 2 or greater.
The Rancho Cucamonga Municipal Utility is offering a rebate for electric vehicle infrastructure for businesses, municipal facilities, and large residential developments. This rebate will provide up to $4,000 for commercial customers who install level 2 charging infrastructure. This rebate is valid until June 30, 2019.
The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) is offering EV charger rebates to eligible customers that own or operate a school or non-profit, as well as multifamily and mixed use properties. Qualifying organizations in the CPAU service area can receive up to $30,000 for installing EVSE that will be available to multiple users. Rebates are limited to Level 2 EVSEs or higher.
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Commercial Electric Charger Incentive Program is accepting rebate applications for Level 2 and DC fast chargers on a first-come, first-served basis. SMUD is providing $1,500 per Level 2 EV charging port at workplace and multifamily locations with a maximum of 20 incentives per property. SMUD is offering an incentive of up to $100,000 for each DC fast charger project, consisting of at least two DC fast chargers and one Level 2 station.
The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) Charge Up LA! Program offers rebates for Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations at workplace and multi-family locations. LADWP commercial customers are eligible to receive up to $5,000 per single-port EV charging station and up to $5,750 per dual-port EV charging station. There is a maximum of 40 stations per site. Applications for this first-come, first-served rebate opportunity will be accepted until rebate funds have been exhausted.
Property Assessed Clean Energy ("PACE") financing program allows property owners to borrow funds to pay for energy improvements, including purchasing and installing EVSE. The borrower repays over a defined period of time through a special assessment on the property. Local governments in California are authorized to establish PACE programs. Property owners must agree to the program guidelines to receive financing. Financing available for up to 15% of the first $700,000 of the property value and 10% of the remaining property value.
The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District (AVQMD) is offering up to 80% reimbursement on the equipment and installation of EV charging stations. This opportunity is available for but not limited to LEED certified buildings, retail centers, centers of worship, hospitals and public transit areas (bus depots, train stations, park & rides). The program is open until all funds are exhausted.
The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure Program offers incentives for commercial charging station projects. The program offers reimbursements of up to $20,000 per DC fast charger and up to $10,000 per Level 2 charger for public and non-profit entities. The program offers reimbursements up to $15,000 per DC fast charger and up to $7,500 per Level 2 charger for private entities. All charging stations must be installed in Santa Barbara County. Applications for this first-come, first-served funding opportunity will be accepted until funds are exhausted.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District Charge Up! Program offers incentives for commercial charging station deployment projects. The program offers reimbursements of up to $5,000 per Level 2 single port charger and up to $6,000 per dual port Level 2 charger. Applicants may apply for up to $50,000 per year for this first-come, first-served funding opportunity until program funds are exhausted. If you are interested and installing DC fast chargers, please contact the District at (559) 230-5800 to review the eligibility of your project.
The Burbank Water and Power (BWP) Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate offers rebates of $1,000 for Level 2 EV chargers. Up to four rebates are available per BWP multi-family house account or commercial account. Chargers must be new and have a purchase and installation date of July 1, 2015 or later. Application must be submitted no later than four months from the date of purchase and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until rebate funds are exhausted.
The Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) PEV Charger Rebate Program provides a rebate of up to $600 to commercial PWP customers who purchase and install a qualifying Level 2 charger for employee's vehicle charging. Up to two incentives are available per PWP commercial account. Applications for this first-come, first-served rebate opportunity will be accepted until rebate funds have been exhausted.
The Glendale Water & Power EV Rebate Program offers a $500 rebate to businesses who install a Level 2 charging station. Rebate applications will be accepted subject to availability of funds.
Grants for EV charging stations are periodically available through the California Energy Commission's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's Charge! Program offers grant funding to offset the cost of purchasing and installing new publicly available electric vehicle charging stations within the Bay Area. Grants are available for both Level 2 and DC fast charging stations. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Regional Air Quality Council Electric Vehicle and Charging Station Grant is available to local governments, educational institutions, non-profit agencies, apartment complexes and businesses with multi-vehicle parking facilities in the Denver Metro Area for 80% of the cost or up to $3,260 for Level 2 single port charging stations, $6,260 for Level 2 dual port charging stations, $13,000 for DC Fast single connection charging stations, and $16,000 for DC Fast multiple connection charging stations. Grant applications open periodically. For entities outside of the Denver Metro Area, the Colorado Energy Office Electric Vehicle and Charging Station Grant covers 80% of the cost or up to $3,260 for Level 2 single port charging stations, $6,260 for Level 2 dual port charging stations, $13,000 for DC Fast single connection charging stations, and $16,000 for DC Fast multiple connection charging stations. Grant applications open periodically.
District of Columbia
Through December 31, 2026, eligible applicants can receive an Income Tax Credit pursuant to D.C. Code 47-1806.12 in the amount of 50% of the equipment and labor costs up to $10,000, directly attributable to the purchase and installation of qualified public electric vehicle charging stations.
The ChargeUP! Sarasota County program will rebate up to half the cost of buying and installing new charging stations in Sarasota County. ChargeUP! will provide certain types of non-profit and government organizations with rebates of 50 percent - up to a maximum of $4,000 - of the cost to purchase and install a publicly available charging station. Select businesses will be eligible for rebates of 25 percent, with a $2,000 maximum. Funding is limited.
Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) offers a $200 rebate to install Level 2 and DC Fast charging stations for business and multi-family residential customers.
Georgia Power business customers, including multifamily and mixed-use developments, may qualify for a $500 rebate for each new Level workplace charger purchased and installed. Rebates available for installations completed between January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is accepting applications for DC fast chargers at strategic locations within Idaho. Charging sites stationed along specific highways and interstates identified in the application will be prioritized. Approximately $2.8M is available and applications will be accepted and reviewed until all available funds for this program have been utilized.
Central Maine Power’s 2018 Electric Vehicle Matching Grant Program is offering “matching grant” awards of up to $2,500 toward the purchase and deployment of a level 2 or level 3 charging station at a private host site, such as to facilitate workplace or fleet charging, to non-profit and municipality CMP customers. There is a limit of one grant award per application. Applications may be submitted until October 15, 2018.
The Maryland Energy Administration Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program 2.0 offers a rebate of 40% up to $4,000 for commercial EVSE equipment and installation, starting July 1, 2017. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until rebate funds are exhausted.
Eversource Massachusetts is offering free make-ready (infrastructure required to install) for nearly 4,000 Level 2 ports at about 450 charging sites and about 70 DC fast charging ports at about 35 charging sites at commercial or multifamily properties. Eversource will also cover the cost of the charging equipment via a rebate for qualifying participants in environmental justice communities.
Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), serving the towns of Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and Lynnfield Center in MA, is offering a rebate of 50% of the installation and charger costs, up to $1,500 per charging station (applies to single or dual port).
National Grid in Massachusetts (Massachusetts Electric Co.) is offering substantial financial rebates to cover the cost of the make-ready (electrical infrastructure required to install a charging station) as well as a portion of the charging station cost itself. Program is targeting the deployment of 1,200 Level 2 ports and 80 DC fast charging stations at about 140 commercial properties. National Grid will also cover the entire cost of the charging station via a rebate for qualifying participants in environmental justice communities.
The Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program is offering incentives for Level 2 charging stations installed at workplace, multi-unit dwelling, public access, and fleet locations. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
New Jersey State’s It Pay$ to Plug In Program offers rebates for Level 2 stations for businesses, government entities, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and multi-unit dwellings. Rebates can be up to $5,000 per single-port Level 2 charging stations and $6,000 per dual-port Level 2 charging station. Eligible costs include purchase and installation of charging stations, and a maintenance agreement of up to three years. Applications for this first-come, first-served rebate opportunity will be accepted until rebate funds have been exhausted.
The Electric Vehicle Workplace Charging Grant provides workplaces up to $5,000 per Level 2 charging station. Grant recipients must complete installation within one year of executing a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until rebate funds are exhausted.
New York State provides a tax credit of up to $5,000 for the purchase and installation of an electric vehicle charging station. The credit is targeted at commercial and workplace charging stations. The tax credit is available through the end of 2022.
NYSERDA’s Charge Ready NY offers rebates of $4,000 per charging port at public parking lots, workplaces, and multi-unit dwellings. ChargePoint stations have been approved by NYSERDA and are listed on the Charge Ready NY qualified list. Charging stations must be installed after the date the program started, September 18, 2018, and must remain in operation for at least four years. Charge Ready NY rebates can be combined with the New York State tax credit for installing charging stations. Applications for this first-come, first-served rebate opportunity will be accepted until rebate funds have been exhausted.
PSEG Long Island is offering a workplace charger rebate program for eligible large, managed accounts on Rate 285. The rebate is equal to 80% of the EVSE and for qualifying charging stations, such as ChargePoint’s CT4000 series. Rebates can be provided to the participating site host, or to their designated vendor, at installments of 60% upfront and then two additional 10% payments at the one-year and two-year anniversaries provided the station continues in the program.
AEP Ohio is offering rebates for 300 Level 2 ports for public, workplace, and multifamily properties as well as 75 public DC fast charging stations. The Level 2 rebates cover between 50% and 100% of the combined charging station plus make-ready costs with caps ranging from $5K to $10K per port. The DC fast charging rebates cover 80% (capped at $50K) or 100% (up to $100K) of the total charging station plus make-ready costs for privately-owned or government-owned property. Properties in low income geographic areas are encouraged to apply, at least 10% of funding will be set aside for these areas and covered 100% in cost.
Smart Columbus Electrification Program (SCEP) Multi-Unit Dwelling (MUD) Incentive Program offers incentives of up to $25,000 per multi-unit dwelling property or facility, but cannot exceed $3,500 per installed plug or parking space. Applicants must provide a 35% of total project cost cash match requirement. Eligible costs include purchase and installation of charging stations.
The Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit is a one-time income tax credit available through January 1, 2020 to corporations for up to 75% of the cost of an electric vehicle charging station project. Tax credits can be claimed on multiple properties although some restrictions apply.
The Pennsylvania Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Rebate Program is offering up to $5,000 per plug for publicly-accessible charging projects, and up to $4,000 per plug for non-publicly accessible projects. Rebates can be applied to project costs directly connected to equipment acquisition, installation, operation and maintenance. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until program funds are exhausted.
PECO has announced incentives for commercial customers who install EV-charging stations for public use. The incentive will be available to any commercial customer who receives funding under the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's "Driving PA Forward" program. Through the end of 2018, PECO will provide matching grants of up to $500 to the first 50 customers who apply for state funding to Level 2 public EV-charging stations. This is confirmed to be $500 per approved charger installation project (i.e. individual DEP application), limited to $1,500 per entity (DEP’s terminology – equivalent to PECO Customer/Business – may be at different sites). Applications are still under development but a copy of the PA DEP approved voucher will be required.
National Grid in Rhode Island (Narragansett Electric Co.) is offering free make-ready (electrical infrastructure required to install charging stations) for ~320 Level 2 ports and ~46 DC fast charging stations at about 50 commercial properties. National Grid will also provide a rebate towards a portion of the charging station cost, or the entire cost in the case of qualifying environmental justice communities.
Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) is offering incentives to Utah non-residential and multifamily dwelling customers to offset the cost of installing charging stations. Projects may request up to $3,500 per Level 2 charging station and up to $42,000 per DC fast charging station. Funds are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. RMP is also accepting custom applications for non-residential and multifamily grant-based custom projects. Please contact ChargePoint if you are interested in learning more about the custom application process.