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Electric Vehicle Purchase and Lease Incentives, By State

There are many rebates and tax incentives for purchasing and/or leasing electric vehicles for personal or business use. These vary by area. Below are electric vehicle tax credits and rebates, by state. If you learn of any that are not on the list, please email details to suzanne@clippercreek.net and we will add them.

Alabama

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Rates: Alabama Power offers an optional rate rider for customers with a Plug-in electric vehicle (PEV). The rate rider allows customers to charge their electric vehicle at a discounted rate during off-peak hours. Alabama Power also offers a Business Electric Vehicle Time-of-Use (BEVT) rate for electricity purchased to charge PEVs used for fleet purposes. See Alabama Power Residential PEV Rates for more information.

Alaska

Electric Vehicle Charging Rates: Alaska Electric Light and Power Company offers an EV rate that allows customers with Level 2 charging units to charge electric vehicles during off-hours at a reduced rate. Go to  https://www.aelp.com/Energy-Conservation/Electric-Vehicles

Arizona

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit: BEV and PHEV cars purchased in or after 2010 are eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. The credit varies based on the battery used to power the vehicle (kWh), and will begin to phase out to 50% of the full credit amount once a manufacturer has reached 200,000 PHEVs and BEVs sold. For more information go to https://www.dmv.org/az-arizona/state-incentives.php

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Exemption: Vehicles with an AFV or Energy Efficient license plate are permitted to use HOV lanes, regardless of the number of passengers. Qualified vehicles must display the required license plate, which are available from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).

Reduced Alternative Fuel Vehicle License Tax: Reduction in the annual vehicle license tax for an electric vehicle to a minimum of $5 per year.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Exemption: S.B. 1413, enacted in 2014, exempts certain alternative fuels such as natural gas, electricity and hydrogen from the state use tax.

Vehicle Emissions Inspection Exemption: H.B. 2226 and H.B. 2580 (2014) exempt qualified plug-in electric vehicles from an annual emissions inspection for the first five registration years.

California

STATE INCENTIVES

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Programs: 

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) offers rebates for the purchase or lease of qualified vehicles. The rebates offer up to $2,500 for light-duty zero emission and plug-in hybrid vehicles that the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has approved or certified.

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District administers the Drive Clean! Rebate Program, which provides rebates of up to $3,000 for the purchase or lease of eligible new vehicles, including qualified natural gas, hydrogen fuel cell, propane, zero emission motorcycles, battery electric, neighborhood electric, and plug-in electric vehicles. This program offer is on a first come first-come, first-served basis for residents and businesses located in the SJVAPCD.

The Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD) is offers a rebate for electric vehicles for residents of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties. Applicants must purchase or lease an eligible new vehicle before applying for a rebate. MBARD is providing $2,000 rebates for new battery electric vehicles, $1,000 for new plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, $500 for new electric motorcycles, $1,000 for used battery electric vehicles, and $500 for used plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Rebates will be issued starting July 1, 2017. This program is first-come, first-served and rebates are issued pending on availability of funds.

The Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District (NSCAPCD) offers a rebate program for the purchase or lease of an eligible clean vehicle. Up to $3,000 rebate for battery electric and $2,000 for plug-in hybrid. The District territory includes northern and coastal regions of Sonoma County, including Healdsburg, Cloverdale, and Guerneville.

Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives: The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and the South Coast Air Quality Management District administer the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program (EFMP) Pilot Retire and Replace program, providing incentives to replace a vehicle eligible for retirement with a more fuel-efficient vehicle. Used vehicles must be no more than eight years old and applicants must live in the San Joaquin Valley or South Coast air basins. Eligible replacement vehicles must meet a minimum fuel economy average by model year or average at least 35 miles per gallon (mpg). Alternative fuel vehicles are also eligible, including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and zero emission vehicles (ZEVs). Incentives range from $2,500-$4,500.

HOV and HOT Lane Exemption: Qualified alternative fuel vehicles meeting specified California and federal emissions standards and affixed with a California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Clean Air Vehicle sticker may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. Stickers issued before January 1, 2019 expire January 1, 2019; Stickers issued on or after January 1, 2019 for a vehicle that had been issued a sticker between January 1, 2017 and January 1, 2019, expire January 1, 2022; and all other stickers issued on or after January 1, 2019 expire on January 1 of the fourth year after the sticker was issued. Qualified vehicles are also eligible for reduced rates or exempt from toll fees in High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes. For more information and restrictions, including a list of qualifying vehicles, see the California Air Resources Board Carpool Lane Use Stickers website.

El Dorado County Incentive Program – Air Quality Management District (AQMD):AQMD is accepting applications for the Drive Clean! program which will provide a $1,000 incentive for the purchase of an Air Resources Board (ARB) White or Green sticker eligible vehicle. These are vehicles allowed to travel in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes at any time (i.e. without restriction). Must reside in El Dorado County and Pre-Approval is required. For more information www.EDCCleanAir.org

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVES

Electric Vehicle Rebates:

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Clean Fuel Rebate offers a rebate to eligible PG&E residential customers of up to $500 on new, used, and leased EVs.

Redding Electric Utility (REU) offers a $1,000 rebate for the purchase or lease of a new qualified electric vehicle. For more information go to: www.cityofredding.org

San Diego Gas & Electric Company offers SDGE customers between $50- $200 per vehicle Electric Vehicle Climate Credit for driving a clean vehicle. Amount varies based on number of participants. Applicants for 2018 are no longer accepted, but the program is returning again in 2019.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Drive Electric Incentive offers SMUD residential customers a $599 rebate for the purchase or lease of a new PEV. Applications must be postmarked within 180 days of the date of purchase or lease of PEV, additional Terms and Conditions apply. In addition, eligible SMUD customers can also save $3000 on a new 2018 Nissan Leaf purchase. Limited time offer expires 9/30/18. For more: www.smud.org

Southern California Edison (SCE) Clean Fuels Rewards program offers a $450 rebate for driving a new, used, or leased electric vehicle (battery electric or plug-in hybrid). This offer is only available to SCE customers with an active residential electricity account. If you have multiple eligible EVs in your household, you may receive a rebate for each vehicle if you otherwise qualify.

PEV Charging Rate Reductions: The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) provides discounted rate plans to residential customers for electricity used to charge qualified electric vehicles.

Insurance Discount: Farmer’s Insurance offers a discount of up to 10% on certain insurance coverage for HEV and AFV owners.

Free Parking: Sacramento offers free parking to individuals or small businesses certified by the city’s Office of Small Business Development that own or lease EVs with an EV parking pass in designated downtown parking garages and surface lots. Vehicles must be 100% electric to qualify. Free metered parking in San JoseHermosa Beach, and Santa Monica for electric vehicles displaying a Clean Air decal.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Parking: The California Department of General Services (DGS) and California Department of Transportation (DOT) must provide 50 or more parking spaces and park-and-ride lots owned and operated by DOT to incentivize the use of alternative fuel vehicles.

Colorado

EV Tax Credit: Available until January 1, 2022, the purchase or lease of a qualified EV may be eligible for up to a $5,000 tax credit at the dealership beginning January 1, 2017. For more information, visit https://www.afdc.energy.gov.

HOV Lane: BEVs and PHEVs are eligible for the HOV lane with an application.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Fee: PEVs are exempt from emissions testing, but according to H.B. 1110, Section 12, 42-3-304 (2013) requires electric vehicle owners to pay an annual registration fee of $50.

Connecticut

Hydrogen and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate: The Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program (CHEAPR) offers rebates of up to $3,000 (depending on range) for the purchase or lease of an eligible new clean vehicle; including natural gas, all-electric (EV), or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). Fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) rebate offers up to $5,000. See http://www.ct.gov

Electric Vehicle Emissions Inspection Exemption: Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity are exempt from state motor vehicle emissions inspection.

Reduced Registration Fee: Electric vehicles are eligible for a reduced vehicle registration fee of $38.

Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Parking: Free parking on all city streets for qualified AFVs and HEVs registered in New Haven.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Constellation Energy customers are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available until funds are exhausted.

Connecticut approves $2 million to continue innovative EV rebate program!

District of Columbia

Alternative Fuel and Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Title Tax Exemption: Qualified alternative fuel vehicles are exempt from the excise tax imposed on an original certificate of title.

Reduced Registration Fee: A new motor vehicle with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated average city fuel economy of at least 40 miles per gallon is eligible for a reduced vehicle registration fee of $36. This reduced rate applies to the first-time registration only.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit: An income tax credit of 50 percent—up to $19,000 per vehicle—is available for the incremental or conversion cost for qualified vehicles. A tax credit is also available for 50 percent of the equipment costs for the purchase and installation of alternative fuel infrastructure. The maximum credit is $1,000 per residential electric vehicle charging station and $10,000 for each public fueling station. For more information on state incentives, visit https://www.afdc.energy.gov

Florida

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified alternative fuel vehicles may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. The vehicle must display a Florida Division of Motor Vehicles issued decal, which is renewed annually. Vehicles with decals may also use any HOV lane designated as a HOV toll lane without paying the toll. See https://www.afdc.energy.govstate

Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate:

Manufacturer Incentive – Nissan is offering a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2018 Nissan Leaf 3 to Duke Energy customers. To take advantage of this offer, bring this flyer and your Duke Energy bill to your local Nissan dealer. The offer expires September 30, 2018.

Utility Incentive – Jackson Electric Authority (JEA) Whether you are buying or leasing a new Plug-in Electric Vehicle,  Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) has a rebate for you. Rebate amounts vary depending on battery size and are for plug-in electric passenger type vehicles (all electric and hybrid) licensed to operate by Florida Department of Motor Vehicles. Rebates will be available for any qualifying plug-in electric vehicle purchased on or after, September 18th, 2014. PEVs with a battery less than 15 kilowatt-hours (kWh) in capacity receive $500, and PEVs with larger battery capacity are eligible for $1,000. No emissions testing required for registration.

Georgia

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified EVs and PHEVs may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle with the correct license plate displayed.

Electric Vehicle Registration Fee: H.B. 170 (2015) imposes a $200 annual fee on all non-commercial electric vehicles and $300 on all commercial electric vehicles.

Hawaii

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified EVs and PHEVs may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle with the correct license plate displayed.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) eligible customers and employees can receive a $3,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2018 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2018, or until funds are exhausted.

Parking Fee Exemption: PEVs are exempt from parking fees and metered parking, but not beyond 2.5 hours or the maximum amount of time the meter allows, whichever is longest. The parking exemption only applies to daily fees, not weekly or monthly parking fees. The program sunsets on June 30, 2020.

Parking Requirement:  Public parking lots with greater than 100 spaces must offer an EV designated parking spot and offer EV charging. The State of Hawaii has a free mobile app that shows public and private charging stations.

PEV Charging Rate Incentive: Hawaiian Electric Company offers offers two residential EV charging rates with savings at off-peak hours, and a commercial EV charging rate pilot program. This pilot program is offered to customers on Oahu, Maui County, and the Island of Hawaii.

Idaho

Vehicle Inspection Exemptions: Hybrid and electric vehicles are exempt from state motor vehicle inspection and maintenance programs.

Plug- In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Fee: In addition to standard registration fees, plug-in electric vehicle owners must pay an annual fee of $140 and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle owners must pay an annual fee of $75. Neighborhood electric vehicles are exempt from the fee.

lllinois

Electric Vehicle Registration Fee Reduction: The owner of an EV may register for a discounted registration fee not to exceed $35 for a two-year registration period or $18 for a one-year registration period. See https://www.dmv.org

Electric Vehicle Emissions Inspection Exemption: Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity are exempt from state motor vehicle emissions inspections.

Smart Grid Infrastructure Development and Support: The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Trust (Trust) will provide financial and technical support to public and private entities within the state for programs and projects that support, encourage, or utilize innovative technologies and methods to modernize the state’s electric grid. Technologies may include advanced electricity storage and peak-shaving technologies, such as plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) or devices that allow PEVs to engage in smart grid functions.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Financing and Charging Rate Reduction: Illinois Electric Cooperative (Co-op) members are eligible for loan financing at 0.5% for 60 months or the purchase of new PEVs. Members must apply and be approved for financing before purchase. The Co-op also offers a PEV time-of-use electricity rate for residential customers who own PEV.

lndiana

Electric Vehicle Rebate: Nissan is offering a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2018 Nissan Leaf 3 to Duke Energy customers. To take advantage of this offer, bring this flyer and your Duke Energy bill to your local Nissan dealer. The offer expires September 30, 2018.

Kentucky

Electric Vehicle Rebate: Nissan is offering a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2018 Nissan Leaf 3 to Duke Energy customers. To take advantage of this offer, bring this flyer and your Duke Energy bill to your local Nissan dealer. The offer expires September 30, 2018.

Maine

Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Infrastructure Development: Maine has adopted a policy to promote the development, implementation, availability, and use of smart grid technology. The policy includes the goal of integrating advanced electric storage and peak-reduction technologies, such as PEVs, into the electric system. For more information go to https://www.dmv.org/me-maine/

Maryland

HOV Lane Exemption: S.B. 33 (2014) allows qualified alternative fuel vehicles may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle.

Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Tax Credit: Effective July 1, 2017, qualified PEV purchasers may apply for a tax credit against the imposed excise tax. Vehicles purchased new and titled for the first time between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2020, are eligible for a credit up to $3,000, calculated as $100 per kWh of battery capacity. (Reference House Bill 406, 2017, and Maryland Statutes, Transportation Code 13-815).

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate: Utility providers Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), Pepco and Constellation Utility customers are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Baltimore Gas and Electric Company EVSE rebate program to an individual, business, or state or local government entity for the costs of acquiring and installing qualified EVSE. Between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2020, rebates are available for up to 40% of the costs of acquiring and installing qualified EVSE.

Massachusetts

Utility Plug-In Electric and All Electric Vehicle Rebates:

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources: The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources has a program called Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV), which offers rebates of up to $2,500 to customers purchasing PEVs.

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD): RMLD’s pilot program offers Residential Customers a rebate of up to $1500 on the lease or purchase of a plug-in electric vehicle (PHEV or BEV). The pilot program runs from June 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018. Customers must receive delivery of the vehicle during the pilot period in order to qualify. For more go to: www.rmld.com

Eversource – Eversource customers are eligible for a $3,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2018 Nissan LEAF. To receive rebate, customers must show a copy of a recent Eversource electric bill and the Nissan LEAF Rebate Flyer(PDF) to the participating dealership. Rebates are available through July 2, 2018. For more information, see the Eversource Electric Vehicles website.

Utility Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Discounts – Mass Energy: Mass Energy’s Drive Green with Mass Energy program provides discounts on qualified PEVs purchased or leased from participating dealerships. The discount program is available to all consumers, including those that are not in Mass Energy’s service territory. For more information, including participating dealerships and the discounts they offer, see the Drive Green with Mass Energy website.

Electric Vehicle Emissions Inspection Exemption: Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity are exempt from state motor vehicle emissions inspections.

Missouri

Vehicle Inspection Exemption: Alternative fuel vehicles are exempt from state emissions inspection requirements.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Decal: The state motor fuel tax does not apply to vehicles that are powered by an alternative fuel, if they obtain an AFV decal. For a passenger vehicle weighing less than 18,000 pounds, the decal fee is $75.

Nebraska

Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Fueling Infrastructure Loans: The Nebraska Energy Office administers the Dollar and Energy Saving Loan Program, which provides low-cost loans for a variety of alternative fuel projects, including the replacement of conventional vehicles with AFVs, the purchase of new AFVs, the conversion of conventional vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, and the construction or purchase of a fueling station or equipment.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Registration Fee: Nebraska requires a $75 fee for the registration of an alternative fuel vehicle that operates on electricity or any other source of energy not otherwise taxed under the state motor fuel tax laws.

Nevada

HOV Lane Exemption: The Nevada Department of Transportation may establish a program allowing federally certified low emission, energy-efficient, and alternative fuel vehicles to operate in HOV lanes regardless of the number of passengers.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Rate Incentive: NV Energy offers discounted electricity rates to residential customers who charge electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles during off-peak hours.

Vehicle Inspection Exemption: Alternative fuel vehicles are exempt from emissions testing requirements. A new HEV is exempt from emissions inspection testing for the first five model years, after which the vehicle must comply with emissions inspection testing requirements on an annual basis.

Parking Fee Exemption: All local authorities with public metered parking areas within their jurisdiction must establish a program for AFVs to park in these areas without paying a fee.

Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Taxicab Restriction Exemption: HEVs operating as taxicabs may remain in operation for an additional 24 months beyond the existing limits, which restrict the operation of vehicles used as taxicabs to a period of 67 to 72 months for new vehicles or 55 months for used vehicles with less than 30,000 miles on the odometer. (Reference Nevada Revised Statutes 706.8834

New Hampshire

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Eversource is joining Nissan to offer customers a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of a 2018 Nissan LEAF through July 2, 2018. To take advantage of the offer, Eversource customers need to bring the promotional flyer and a recent Eversource electric bill to a participating Nissan dealer.

The 2018 Nissan LEAF has up to a 150-mile range with a lower starting MSRP than the 2017 model. Each new LEAF can plug in to a standard, 120-volt residential outlet, or there’s an available 120/240-volt cord for faster charging. For more details, see your local participating Nissan dealer.

Utility/Private – New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC): 

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate: NHEC offers rebates of $1,000 for the purchase or lease of a new or used all-electric vehicle, and $600 for the purchase or lease of a new or used plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The PEV must be purchased or leased between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018. For more information, including how to apply, see the NHEC Drive Electric website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Incentive: NHEC offers a residential off-peak rate program for electricity purchased to charge PEVs. The electricity used for vehicle charging is metered separately from all other electricity use. For more information, see the NHEC Drive Electric website.

Liberty Utilities offers a time-of-use rate with low pricing for EV charging at night. However, a customer must convert the entire household to the time-of-use rate.

New Jersey

State Incentives

Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Tax Exemption: ZEVs sold, rented or leased in New Jersey are exempt from state sales and use tax.

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Exemption and Discount: New Jersey Turnpike Authority (Authority) allows qualified hybrid electric and plug-in electric vehicles to travel in the HOV lanes located between Interchange 11 and Interchange 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike. The Authority offers a 10% discount on off-peak New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway toll rates through NJ EZ-Pass for drivers of vehicles that have a fuel economy of 45 miles per gallon or higher and meet the California Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle standard. For more information and discount requirements, see the Authority Toll Rates website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Toll Discount Program: Vehicles eligible for the New York Clean Pass Program, including PEVs and hybrid electric vehicles, receive a discounted toll rate on all Port Authority of New York and New Jersey off-peak hour crossings. Vehicles must register with E-ZPass New York. This exemption expires Sept. 30, 2019. For more information, including a complete list of eligible vehicles and application instructions, see the Green Pass Discount Plan website.

Utility/Private Incentives

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate – Atlantic City Electric:

Atlantic City Electric customers are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new BMW i3 or i3s. Rebates are available through July 31, 2018. To receive the rebate, bring the Customer Information Form(PDF) and a recent Atlantic City Electric utility bill to a local dealership. For more information, visit Atlantic City Electric’s Electric Vehicles website.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate – First Energy:

FirstEnergy customers in New Jersey and Maryland are eligible for a $10,000 incentive toward the purchase of a new all-electric BMW i3. To redeem the incentive, customers just need to show their Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) or Potomac Edison bill to their local BMW dealership in New Jersey and Maryland and bring a completed Potomac Edison Customer Form click here or JCP&L Customer Information Form click here.  Authorized BMW dealers can be found at www.bmwusa.com/dealerlocator.  The special BMW incentive is available through July 31, 2018.  Dealer in-stock inventory may sell out sooner.

Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs) Discount – EZ-EV:

EZ-EV, an Exelon program, offers discounts for the purchase or lease of select PEVs through participating dealers. For information on discount amounts, eligible makes and models, and availability, see the EZ-EV website.

New York

State Incentives

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate Program: The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides rebates of up to $2,000 for the purchase or lease of a new eligible plug-in electric vehicle. Rebate amounts vary based on a vehicle’s all-electric range and manufacturer’s suggested retail price. For more information, see NYSERDA’s Drive Clean Rebate website.

Heavy-Duty Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Purchase Vouchers: The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is providing incentives for alternative fuel trucks and buses and diesel emission controls. Incentives are released on a staggered schedule and include: Vouchers for public, private, and non-profit fleets for 80 percent of the incremental cost, up to $60,000, for the purchase or lease of all-electric Class 3 through 8 trucks operating 70 percent of the time and garaged in any non-attainment or maintenance area of New York State; Vouchers for private and non-profit fleets for 80 percent of the incremental cost, up to $40,000 for the purchase of compressed natural gas, hybrid electric and all-electric Class 3 through 8 trucks operating 70 percent of the time and garaged in New York City; and Vouchers for private and non-profit fleets that cover up to 80 percent of the cost of purchasing and installing emission reduction equipment for Classes 3 through 8 diesel vehicles that are operated 70 percent of the time and garaged in New York City.

Electric Vehicle Emissions Inspection Exemption: Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity are exempt from state motor vehicle emissions inspections.

HOV Lane Exemption: Through the Clean Pass Program, qualified vehicles may use the Long Island Expressway HOV lanes regardless of the number of passengers in the vehicle. Vehicles must display the Clean Pass vehicle sticker, which is available from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. This exemption expires September 30, 2019.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Toll Discount Program: Vehicles eligible for the New York Clean Pass Program, including PEVs and hybrid electric vehicles, receive a discounted toll rate on all Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) off-peak hour crossings. Vehicles must register with E-ZPass New York. Drivers of qualified vehicles may also receive a 10% discount on established E-ZPass accounts with proof of registration. This exemption expires September 30, 2019. For more information, including a complete list of eligible vehicles and application instructions, see the PANYNJ E-ZPass and Green Pass Discount Plan websites.

Utility/Private Incentives

Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs) Discount – EZ-EV: EZ-EV, an Exelon program, offers discounts for the purchase or lease of select PEVs through participating dealers. For information on discount amounts, eligible makes and models, and availability, see the EZ-EV website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rate Reduction – Con Edison: Under the voluntary TOU (Time of Use) rate, residential Con Edison customers will pay a reduced price for electricity used during the designated off-peak period. For more information, including how to enroll, see the Electric Vehicle Rates website.

North Carolina

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified alternative fuel vehicles may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. This exemption expires September 30, 2019.

Vehicle Inspection Exemption: Qualified PEVs are exempt from state emissions inspection requirements.

Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption: The retail sale, use, storage, and consumption of alternative fuels is exempt from the state retail sales and use tax.

Manufacturer Incentive – Nissan is offering a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2018 Nissan Leaf 3 to Duke Energy customers. To take advantage of this offer, bring this flyer and your Duke Energy bill to your local Nissan dealer. The offer expires September 30, 2018.

Ohio

Alternative Fuel and Fueling Infrastructure Incentives: The Alternative Fuel Transportation Grant Program may provide grants and loans for up to 80 percent of the cost of purchasing and installing fueling facilities offering alternative fuels.

Emissions Inspection Exemption: Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity, propane, or natural gas are exempt from state vehicle emissions inspections after receiving a one-time verification inspection.

Manufacturer Incentive – Nissan is offering a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2018 Nissan Leaf 3 to Duke Energy customers. To take advantage of this offer, bring this flyer and your Duke Energy bill to your local Nissan dealer. The offer expires September 30, 2018.

Oregon

State Incentive

EV Rebate: Cars with batteries up to 10 kilowatt-hours will receive a $1,500 point-of-purchase rebates for battery-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles whose base price is $50,000 or less. Those with larger batteries will get the full $2,500. An additional “Charge Ahead” fund is dedicated to providing up to an additional $2,500 to incentivize low- and moderate-income drivers who replace (and scrap) a car that is at least 20 years old with an electric vehicle—new or used. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, electric vehicle purchases made in Oregon are eligible to submit an initial Phase I application for a rebate under the Oregon Clean Vehicle Rebate program. DEQ will require submission of a Phase 2 application at a later date, once funding is available. For more: https://www.oregon.gov

Electricity Provider and PEV Charging Rate Regulations: Regulated electric utility tariffs must explicitly permit customers to resell electricity for use as a motor fuel, as long as the entity is not considered a public utility. Additionally, each regulated electric utility must provide customers with a choice of flat rate or time of use electricity rates specific to PEV owners.

Special Vehicle Registration Fee on:  EVsH.B. 2017 (2017) establishes, beginning Jan. 1, 2020, an additional vehicle registration fee of $110 for electric vehicles.

Pollution Control Equipment Exemption: Dedicated original equipment manufacturer natural gas and electric vehicles are not required to be equipped with a certified pollution control system.

Pennsylvania

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Funding: The Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program provides financial assistance for qualified projects and information on alternative fuels, including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The AFIG Program also offers Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates to assist with the incremental cost of the purchase of new AFVs. Rebates of $3,000 are available for qualified EVs and PHEVs.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Rebate: PECO provides rebates of $50 to residential customers who purchase a new, qualified PEV.

Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs) Discount: EZ-EV, an Exelon program, offers discounts for the purchase or lease of select PEVs through participating dealers. For information on discount amounts, eligible makes and models, and availability, see the EZ-EV website.

Rhode Island

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Exemption: The Charge Up! program provides rebates to state and municipal agencies for the purchase and installation of publicly accessible Level 2 or DC fast chargers. Agencies are eligible for up to $60,000 in incentives for EVSE that are installed and operational on or after July 1, 2016. Agencies that install EVSE also qualify for up to $15,000 to support the purchase or lease of a new PEV acquired on or after July 1, 2016, as part of their public sector fleet.

Electric Vehicle Emissions Inspection Exemption: Vehicles powered exclusively by electricity are exempt from state emissions control inspections.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Discounts: People’s Power & Light’s Drive Green with PP&L program provides discounts on qualified PEVs purchased or leased from participating dealerships. The discount program is available to all consumers, including those that are not in PP&L’s service territory.

South Carolina

Manufacturer Incentive – Nissan is offering a $3,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2018 Nissan Leaf 3 to Duke Energy customers. To take advantage of this offer, bring this flyer and your Duke Energy bill to your local Nissan dealer. The offer expires September 30, 2018.

Fuel Cell Vehicle Tax Credit: Residents who claim the federal fuel cell vehicle tax credit are eligible for a state income tax credit equal to 20 percent of the federal credit. For more information see https://www.dmv.org/sc-south-carolina

Tennessee

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified alternative fuel vehicles may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Fee: In addition to standard registration fees, PEV owners must pay an annual fee of $100. For more information go to https://www.dmv.org/tn-tennessee

Texas

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) administers the Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program for the purchase or lease of a new light-duty vehicle powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), propane, hydrogen, or electricity. CNG and propane vehicles are eligible for a rebate of $5,000 for the first 1,000 applicants. Electric drive vehicles powered by a battery or hydrogen fuel cell are eligible for a rebate of $2,500, for the first 2,000 applicants. One rebate will be available per eligible vehicle. This program is first-come, first-served and rebates are issued pending on availability of funds. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on May 31, 2019. For more information, including eligibility requirements and the application form, see the TCEQ Texas Emissions Reduction Plan website.

Utility Electric Vehicle Rebate: Denton Municipal Electric (DME) is offering a rebate of $300 for the purchase of an electric vehicle. Rebate applicants must agree to charge during the off-peak hours of 10pm to 7am. Registration address must be within DME service territory and served by DME.

PEV Charging Rate Incentive – Austin Energy: Austin Energy offers a pilot time-of-use charging rate to residential customers with PEVs and electric vehicle supply equipment. For more information, see the Austin Energy Plug-In Rebate website.

Vehicle Replacement Vouchers: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality administers the AirCheckTexas, Drive a Clean Machine program, which provides vouchers of $3,500 to qualified individuals for the purchase of hybrid, electric, or natural gas vehicles.

Utah

Utility Incentive

Rocky Mountain Power EV Incentives: Rocky Mountain Power and partners are rolling out another rebate for electric vehicles. The utility, along with UCAIR and Utah Clean Energy, announced the second year of its Live Electric EV Discount program, which provides $3,000 off a 2018 Nissan Leaf. The discount is open to all Rocky Mountain customers and all state employees. In addition to the discounts offered through the Live Electric EV Discount Program, Rocky Mountain Power is also offering EV charging incentives, an EV time of use (TOU) rate, and more! Learn more at Rocky Mountain Power’s website here.

Rocky Mountain Power EV Time-of-Use Rate Program: If you drive a plug-in electric vehicle, you can enroll in one of two new time-of-use rate options. Under these options, the price you pay for electricity depends on when you use it. If you charge your car and use other equipment during off-peak hours, you may save money on your bill. Plus, qualifying customers who participate for a year earn a $200 incentive. To learn more go to: https://www.rockymountainpower.net

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified vehicles may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. Vehicles must display a special clean fuel decal issued by the Utah Department of Transportation.

Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption: Propane, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, electricity and hydrogen used to operate motor vehicles are exempt from state fuel taxes, but subject to a special fuel tax at the rate of three-nineteenths of the conventional motor fuel tax.

Free Electric Vehicle Parking: Free metered parking in Salt Lake City for electric vehicles displaying a Clean Air license plate.

Vermont

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Burlington Electric Department (BED) customers are eligible for a $1,200 rebate on the purchase or lease of a new qualifying all-electric vehicle on or after May 30, 2017. Qualifying plug-in hybrid electric vehicles purchased or leased on or after June 8, 2017, are eligible for a $600 rebate. Vehicles must have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of less than $50,000 and be registered in Burlington, VT. Rebates are available through December 31, 2018. For more information, including how to apply, see the BED Electric Vehicle Rebate website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Credit: Vermont Electric Co-op’s (VEC) offers a $250 bill credit to members who purchase a new or used plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and a $500 bill credit to members who purchase a new or used all-electric vehicle (EV). Members who lease a PHEV are eligible for an annual bill credit of $50 for each year of the lease. For members who lease an EV, an annual bill credit of $100 is available for each year of the lease. Credits are available through December 31, 2018. For more information see the VEC Energy Transformation Program website.

Virginia

Utility/Private – Virginia Utilities

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Current employee and customers of Virginia utilities can receive a $3,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2018 Nissan LEAF. To receive the rebate, show proof of employment at a Virginia utility or a copy of a current Virginia utility bill at participating Nissan dealerships with the Nissan LEAF Rebate Flyer(PDF). Rebates are available through September 30, 2018.

HOV Lane Exemption:  AFVs displaying the Virginia Clean Special Fuel license plate may use Virginia HOV lanes, regardless of the number of occupants. For HOV lanes serving the I-66 corridor, only registered vehicles displaying Clean Special Fuel license plates issued before July 1, 2011, are exempt from HOV lane requirements. For express lanes serving the I-95/I-395 corridor, registered vehicles displaying Clean Special Fuel license plates are not exempt from HOV lane occupancy requirements, but may use the lanes toll-free if equipped with an E-ZPass Flex set to “HOV” mode. Vehicles displaying Clean Special Fuel license plates are exempt from the Dulles Toll Road HOV lane requirements. The annual fee for Clean Special Fuel license plates is $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for commonwealth license plates. This exemption expires Sept. 30, 2019.

Vehicle Inspection Exemption: Alternative fuel and hybrid electric vehicles are exempt from emissions testing.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fee: S.B.127 (2014) requires that alternative fuel vehicles and all-electric vehicles—hybrid vehicles are excluded—registered in the state pay an annual vehicle license tax of $64. Electric vehicles must also pay a $50 annual license tax.

Washington

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Exemption: New passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty passenger vehicles that are dedicated alternative fuel vehicles are exempt from the state motor vehicle sales and use taxes. The sales tax exemption expires July 1, 2019. A vehicle purchased or leased before July 1, 2019, is exempt from the use tax until it is retired or changes hands.

Vehicle Inspection Exemption: Alternative fuel and hybrid electric vehicles are exempt from emissions testing.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Fee: Electric vehicle owners must pay an annual vehicle registration fee of $100. The fee will expire if the legislature imposes a vehicle miles traveled fee or tax in the state. Go to www.afdc.energy.gov for more information

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