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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 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.
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.
Anaheim Public Utilities Public Access Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate Program offers rebates to commercial, industrial, and municipal customers who install a Level 2 (240-Volt) or higher plug-in electric vehicle (EV) chargers at locations accessible to patrons, multi-family dwelling residents, commuters and visitors. Under this program, Anaheim Public Utilities will reimburse customers for out-of-pocket expenses up to $5,000 per charging station for public access locations, or $10,000 for school or affordable housing 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. The enrollment period starts September 1, 2017 through November 30, 2017.
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. See the REU Commercial EV Rebate Application for complete list of terms and conditions.
The Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District (NSCAPCD) offers a grant program to businesses, public agencies, and other organizations within District boundaries that wish to install publicly available EV Chargers. The maximum rebate amounts include $5,000 per charger for DC fast charger, $2,000 per charger for Level 2 charger, and $3,000 per charger for installation (no more than $15,000 per project). The District territory includes the northern and coastal regions of Sonoma County, including Healdsburg, Cloverdale, and Guerneville. Download the application and submit via email, mail or fax.
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. EVSEs must be installed with a J1772 plug.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Charge! program offers grants to offset a portion of the cost of purchasing, installing and operating new publicly available charging stations within the Air District’s jurisdiction. Projects may request up to $4,000 per level 2 charging station and up to $25,000 per DC fast charging station, and must qualify for at least $10,000 in total project eligible costs. Applications for this first-come, first-served funding opportunity will be accepted until November 3, 2017 or before, if funds are exhausted. Projects for charging stations that are not publicly available may apply for funding on a case-by-case basis.
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 commercial and multi-family locations. LADWP commercial customers are eligible to receive up to $4,000 per single-port EV charging station and up to $4,750 per dual-port EV charging station. A maximum of 20 rebates are available per customer depending on the number of parking spaces available at the location. This first-come, first-served funding opportunity applies to qualifying customers who purchase and install Level 2 EV charging stations at their place of business for employees, tenants, visitors or customers.
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 Level 3/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 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.
The Delaware Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program offers a rebate of 75% of the cost up to $2,500 for businesses and 75% of the cost up to $5,000 for workplaces to install Level 2 charging stations. Rebates are limited to six chargers per business and workplace. The rebates are available for charging stations purchased between November 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018.
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. Learn more and find application information at the ChargeUP! rebate program web page.
Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) offers a $200 rebate to install Level 2 and DC Fast charging stations for business and multi-family residential customers.
Idaho Power offers an incentive of up to 50% of the project costs (equipment and labor) for installing one or more EV charging stations, up to a maximum of $7,500 per company or municipality, per site. Charging stations must be installed between April 1 and November 17, 2017.
The Alliant Energy Level 2 Charging Station Rebate offers rebates of $1,000 for single-port Level 2 charging stations and $1,500 for dual-port Level 2 charging stations (limit 2 stations per commercial location). Rebates are available for Alliant Energy commercial and industrial electric customers in Iowa and Wisconsin. The charging station must be purchased and installed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until rebate funds are exhausted.
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.
The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Program (AFIP) is a grant-funding program for the implementation of publicly accessible DC Fast Charging Stations that will facilitate travel to and through the State of Maryland. Awards will be issued on a competitive basis. Applications are now being accepted, September 1, 2017 through February 1, 2018.
The Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) provides 50% or up to $25,000 for hardware costs to employers installing Level 2 charging stations.
The MassEVIP Fleets Program offers financial assistance to eligible entities for Level 2 dual-head charging stations with the acquisition of at least one battery electric vehicle (BEV). Charging station incentives are based on the number of BEVs acquired; $7,500 for one to two BEVs acquired, $10,500 for three to four BEVs acquired, and $13,500 for five or more BEVs acquired. MassEVIP’s funding is subject to availability.
The Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit is available to Missouri taxpayers for 20% or up to $20,000 for businesses of the cost of a charging station. The tax credit is authorized through January 1, 2018 but is subject to annual funding appropriations.
Kansas City Power & Light is also taking applications for businesses to host charging stations through the KCP&L Clean Charge Network Program.
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.
The Alternative Fuels and Electric Vehicle Recharging Property Credit is available through December 31, 2017 and provides a tax credit of up to $5,000 for the purchase and installation of charging stations by businesses and corporations.
The State of New York Charge NY Program is offering rebates for municipalities to purchase or lease electric vehicles for municipal fleet use, and for the installation of public charging infrastructure. Costs incurred by a municipality on or after April 1, 2016, to own, or lease for at least 36 months, a new clean vehicle for its fleet are eligible. Rebates of $2,500 are available for vehicles with a 10-50 mile electric range; $5,000 rebates are available for vehicles with a 50+ mile electric range. Costs incurred by a municipality to install Level 2 networked chargers or DC fast chargers, up to $8,000 per port or $32,000 per fast charging pedestal, limited to $250,000 per location. A match equal to 20 percent of the rebate request is required. The rebate program will be administered by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) through the New York State Grants Gateway. DEC will accept applications from municipalities for rebates beginning Tuesday, September 12 through May 31, 2018.
The Smart Columbus Electrification Program (SCEP) offers rebates for electric vehicle chargers at multi-unit dwellings throughout the seven-county Columbus metro area. The rebate is up to $3,500 per installed port or parking space, and up to $25,000 per property or facility. Applicants must provide a 35% of total project cost cash match requirement. Funding will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For more details and the application, please go to the Smart Columbus website.
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 Residential Alternative Fuel Vehicle Infrastructure Tax Credit is available through December 31, 2017 to homebuilders for 50% of the costs, up to $750 of EV charging equipment.
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.