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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

HOV Lane Exemption: Qualified alternative fuel vehicles may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. Qualified vehicles are also exempt from toll fees in High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes.

Electric Vehicle Rebate: Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE) offer rebates of up to $500 on new, used, and leased EVs. San Diego Gas & Electric Company offers a program through which owners of BEV and plug in hybrids are eligible to receive an annual credit of $50.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program: 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 and plug-in electric vehicles.

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

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.

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

Alternative Fuel & Advanced Vehicle Technology Tax Credit: An income tax credit of up to $6,000 is available for a motor vehicle that uses or is converted to use an alternative fuel, is a hybrid electric vehicle or has its power source replaced with one that uses an alternative fuel.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Fee: H.B. 1110 (2013) requires electric vehicle owners to pay an annual fee of $50.

Connecticut

Hydrogen and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate: The Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program (CHEAPR) offers rebates for the incremental cost of the purchase or lease of a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), all-electric vehicle (EV), or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). 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.

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: Utility providers Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) and Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) offer rebates for new PEVs purchased or leased on or after September 18, 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.

EVSE Rebate – Gulf Power
Utility Incentive

Gulf Power offers rebates of $750 to residential customers for the purchase of EVSE. Applicants must supply proof of purchase or lease of new or pre-owned plug-in electric vehicle (PEV). Customers must apply for the rebate within six months of the purchase or lease of an eligible PEV. Rebates are available to the first 1,000 participants or December 31, 2018, whichever comes first. For more information, see the Gulf Power Electric Vehicles page.

Georgia

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

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit: An income tax credit is available to individuals who purchase or lease a new dedicated AFV or convert a vehicle to operate solely on an alternative fuel. The amount of the tax credit is 10 percent of the vehicle cost, up to $2,500.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Georgia Power and Constellation Energy customers and employees 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.See https://www.pluglesspower.com.

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: Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) customers and employees 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: Qualified EVs and PHEVs may use designated HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle.

Parking Fee Exemption: Qualified vehicles with electric vehicle license plates are exempt from certain parking fees charged by any non-federal government authority.

Parking Requirement: Public parking systems with 100 parking spaces or more must include at least one designated parking space for EVs and provide an EV charging system.

PEV Charging Rate Incentive: Hawaiian Electric Company offers time-of-use rates for residential and commercial customers who own an electric vehicle. 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

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) and Constellation Energy customers and employees 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.

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: 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.

Indiana

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rates: Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) offers special PEV charging rates, including year-round time-of-use based options, for residential and fleet customers who own a licensed PEV. Customers who are considering purchasing Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment should contact IPL to discuss the benefits and requirements of participating in the program.

Kentucky

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more informations go to https://www.dmv.org/ky-kentucky

Louisiana

Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit: An income tax credit is available for 50 percent of the cost of converting or purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle or constructing an alternative fueling station. Alternatively, a tax credit of 10 percent of the cost of the motor vehicle, up to $3,000 is available for alternative fuel vehicles registered in the state.

Authorization for Alternative Fuel Vehicle Loans: The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources will administer the AFV Revolving Loan Fund to provide loan assistance to local government entities, including cities, parishes, school boards, and local municipal subdivisions for the cost of converting conventional vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, or the incremental cost of purchasing new AFVs. For more information go to https://www.dmv.org

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

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Rebates: 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.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Infrastructure Grants: The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources’ Clean Vehicle Project provides grant funding for public and private fleets to purchase alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure, as well as idle reduction technology.

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

Workplace Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Grants: The Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) provides grants for 50% of the cost of Level 1 or Level 2 workplace EVSE, up to $25,000. Eligible applicants include employers with 15 or more employees in a non-residential place of business.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Grants: The Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) provides grants for the purchase or lease of qualified PEVs, zero emission electric motorcycles (ZEMs), and Level 2 EVSE. Grants are available for up to $7,500 for the purchase or lease of a PEV, up to $13,500 for the purchase or lease of Level 2 EVSE, and up to $750 for the purchase or lease of a ZEM.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Discounts: 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.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

Michigan

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

 

Mississippi

Revolving Loan Fund: The Mississippi Development Authority established a revolving loan program to provide zero-interest loans for public school districts and municipalities to purchase alternative fuel school buses and other motor vehicles, convert school buses and other motor vehicles to use alternative fuels, purchase alternative fuel equipment, and install fueling stations. Loans provide up to $300,000 for the purchase of vehicles and up to $500,000 for the purchase and installation of fueling infrastructure.

Missouri

Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit: Between Jan. 1, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2018, S.B. 729 (2014) provides an income tax credit for the cost of installing a qualified alternative fueling station. The credit provides up to $1,500 for a residential applicant and the lesser of $20,000 or 20 percent of total costs for the commercial installation of qualified refueling property. Go to www.evolvewithempire.com for more information.

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.

Montana

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Tax Credit: Businesses or individuals are eligible for an income tax credit of up to 50 percent of the equipment and labor costs for converting vehicles to operate using alternative fuels.

Alternative Fuel and Vehicle Production Property Tax Incentive: Renewable energy manufacturing facilities, including those manufacturing plug-in electric vehicles or hybrid electric vehicles may qualify for a reduced property tax rate of 3% of market value.

Go to www.dmv.org/ for more information.

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.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

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.

New Jersey

Vehicle Toll Incentive: The New Jersey Turnpike Authority offers a 10 percent discount from off-peak toll rates on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway 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. The discount will expire Nov. 30, 2018.

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

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Exemption: New Jersey Turnpike Authority (Authority) allows qualified hybrid electric vehicles to travel in the HOV lanes located between Interchange 11 and Interchange 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

New York

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.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Recharging Tax Credit: S.B. 2609 and A.B. 3009, passed in 2013, provide a tax credit for 50 percent of the cost, up to $5,000, for the purchase and installation of alternative fuel vehicle refueling and electric vehicle recharging property. The credit is available through Dec. 31, 2017.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Toll Incentive: Through the Clean Pass Program, qualified vehicles have a $6.25 toll rate during off-peak hours at Port Authority crossings.

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

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Rate Reduction: Residential Con Edison customers will pay a reduced price for electricity used during the designated off-peak period.

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.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

 

North Carolina

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

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.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: North Carolina residents are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new or 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Plug-In NC Nissan Leaf Rebate website.

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.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

Oklahoma

Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit: A tax credit is available for up to 75 percent of the cost of installing alternative fueling infrastructure, including electric vehicle charging stations.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Registration Fee: Effective January 1, 2018, EVs and PHEVs will be required to pay an additional registration fee of $100 and $30, respectively. (Reference House Bill 1449, 2017 and Oklahoma Statutes 47-1133.3). For more information go to https://www.dmv.org/ok-oklahoma/

Oregon

Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Tax Credit for Residents: Through the Residential Energy Tax Credits program, qualified residents may receive a tax credit for 25 percent of alternative fuel infrastructure project costs, up to $750.

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.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, 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

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

Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Grants: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality administers the Alternative Fueling Facilities Program, which provides grants for 50 percent of eligible costs, up to $600,000, to construct, reconstruct, or acquire a facility to store, compress, or dispense alternative fuels, including electricity, in Texas air quality nonattainment areas.

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

Utah

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.

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.

Vermont

All-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 EV on or after May 30, 2017. 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, 2017. Read More on this go to vtdigger.org

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Credit: Vermont Electric Co-op’s VEC Energy Transformation Program (offers a $250 bill credit to members who purchase a new or used PEV. Members who lease a PEV are eligible for an annual bill credit of $50 for each year of the lease. Credits are available through December 31, 2017

Virginia

HOV Lane Exemption: For HOV lanes serving the I-95/I-395 corridor, only registered vehicles displaying Clean Special Fuel license plates issued before July 1, 2006, are exempt from HOV lane requirements. 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.

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.

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

Wyoming

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 through September 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the EZ-EV website.

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