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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.

For EV Charging Station incentives (EVSE) please visit https://www.clippercreek.com/evse-rebates-and-tax-credits-by-state/

Federal Purchase Incentive
Battery or Plug-In Hybrid electric vehicles (BEVs or PHEVs) 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, and will begin to phase out to 50% of the full credit amount once a manufacturer has reached 200,000 BEVs and PHEVs sold.

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

STATE INCENTIVES

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

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Parking Incentive: An individual driving an eligible AFV may park without penalty in parking areas that are designated for carpool operators, provided the vehicle is using alternative fuel. For details visit afdc.energy.gov.

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. For more visit: https://www.azdot.gov

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.

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVES

PEV Charging Rate Incentives

Salt River Project (SRP)SRP offers an experimental time-of-use (TOU) electricity rate for the first 10,000 customers with a qualified PEV. The TOU rate is for the super off-peak hours between 11pm and 5am daily. Participation is subject to certain equipment availability and other restrictions. For more information, see the SRP Electric Vehicle Price Plan website.

Tuscon Electric Power (TEP)TEP offers a discounted residential service time-of-use (TOU) rate during off-peak periods to customers who own and operate a PEV. The discount is a 5% reduction to applicable charges during the off-peak period. Eligible customers must provide documentation for a highway-approved PEV and submit a copy of the PEV’s registration annually. For more information, including the application, see the TEP TOU website.

California

STATE INCENTIVES

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Programs: 

The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District’s (AVAQMD) AFV Program offers rebates of up to $1,000 to residents toward the purchase or lease of a new qualified AFV. AFVs purchased or leased outside of the AVAQMD jurisdiction are eligible for half of the rebate amount. For more information, including how to apply, see the AVAQMD AFV Program website.

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 El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (AQMD) offers rebates of up to $1,000 to residents toward the purchase or lease of a new zero emission vehicle or partial zero emission vehicle, as defined by the California Air Resources Board. To qualify, vehicles must be owned or leased for at least three years within El Dorado County. For more information, see the AQMD Grants and Incentives website.

The Public Fleet Pilot Project (PFPP) offers rebates to eligible state and local public entities for the purchase of qualified light-duty fleet vehicles. Rebates are for up to $3,500 for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), $4,500 for battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and $7,000 for fuel-cell electric vehicles the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has certified. Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Manufacturers must apply to ARB to have their vehicles included in the PFPP. For more information, including a list of eligible vehicles, locations, and entities, see the PFPP website.

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 San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District administers the Public Benefit Grant Program, which provides funding to cities, counties, special districts (such as water districts and irrigation districts), and public educational institutions for the purchase of new AFVs, including electric, hybrid electric, natural gas, and propane vehicles. Projects are considered on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, see the Public Benefit Grant Program website.

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

Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties Rebate Incentive Program:

Monterey Bay Community Power announced that 2018 customer rebates will total more than $4 million, according to a recent press release. As a public, not-for-profit agency, MBCP is committed to returning surplus revenues to their customers and their community. All customers will receive a 3% rebate in 2018 and this rebate is expected to increase to 4% in 2019. In 2019, Monterey Bay Community Power expects to dedicate $1.25 million in additional funding for local energy programs such as electric vehicle (EV) rebates, EV charging stations and installing solar-energy systems on low-income housing.

Electric Vehicle Rebates:

Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) offers rebates of $250 to residential customers who purchase or lease an eligible new or used PEV. An additional $250 is available for eligible PEVs purchased or leased from a Pasadena dealership. Customers participating in PWP’s income-qualifying programs may also qualify for an additional $250 rebate, for a total of $750. Rebates are available for PEVs purchased or leased on or after August 1, 2018. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, see the PWP Residential Electric Vehicle and Charger Incentive Program website.

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. PLEASE NOTE: The Clean Fuel Rebate will increase from $500 to $800 in 2019. Applications received on or after January 1, 2019 will receive the updated amount. For more visit: https://www.pge.com

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, who own or lease a PEV, between $50- $200 annual Electric Vehicle Climate Credit per vehicle. Amount varies based on number of participants. Enrollment for the 2019 EV Climate Credit starts on March 1, 2019 and runs through May 31, 2019. The credit is available to qualified customers through 2020. For more information, including how to apply, see the SDG&E Electric Vehicle Climate Credit website.

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. For more: www.smud.org

Southern California Edison (SCE) Clean Fuels Rewards program currently offers up to $1,000 rebate to Residential customers who purchase or lease a new or used electric vehicle (battery electric or plug-in hybrid) effective January 1, 2019. 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. You can still receive a $450 rebate if your purchased or leased your vehicle before 2019. For more visit: evrebates.sce.com

PEV Charging Rate Reductions: The Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), Azusa Light & Water, Burbank Water and Power (BWP), 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 Jose, Hermosa 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

State Incentives

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebate: The Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) offers incentives of up to $5,000 for Connecticut residents who purchase or lease a new eligible battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric or fuel cell electric vehicle. There are currently over 35 eligible vehicles available and the list continues to grow as manufacturers release new models. For details and how to apply visit: https://www.ct.gov.

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

Loans for Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) and Residential Charging Infrastructure: The Connecticut Green Bank offers Smart-E low-interest loans of up to $30,000 for Connecticut residents to purchase a new or used PEV. Vehicle must be registered with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles. Loans are also available for Connecticut PEV drivers to purchase Level 2 and DC fast electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). To qualify, applicants must own or lease a model year 2012 or later PEV and occupy the residence at which the EVSE will be installed. For details visit the Connecticut Green Bank Smart-E Loan website.

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.

Delaware

STATE INCENTIVE

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebates: As part of the Delaware Clean Transportation Incentive Program, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers rebates for new, leased, or converted AFVs. The rebate amounts are applicable for vehicles purchased between November 1, 2016, and December 31, 2019.

Eligible applicants include Delaware residents, businesses, organizations, and government entities. Rebate applications must be signed by both the purchaser and a dealer representative. Rebates are limited to six vehicles per fleet and one vehicle per individual. All vehicles purchased through this rebate program must be titled and registered in the state. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including application guidelines and participating dealers, see the Delaware Clean Fuel and Transportation Initiative website.

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVE

Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate: PECO provides rebates of $50 to residential customers who purchase a new, qualified PEV. For more information, see the PECO Driver Rebate website.

District of Columbia

STATE INCENTIVES

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Title Excise Tax Exemption: Qualified PEVs are exempt from the excise tax imposed on an original certificate of title. The original purchaser and subsequent purchasers of the same vehicle are eligible for the excise tax exemption. The District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) determines which PEVs qualify. For more information, see the District of Columbia DMV website.

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

STATE INCENTIVE

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

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVES

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate – 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.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate – Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC): OUC provides rebates of $200 to residential customers who purchase or lease an eligible new or preowned PEV. Applicants must apply within six months of the purchase or lease of the PEV. For more information, see the OUC Electric Vehicles at Home page.

Georgia

STATE INCENTIVE

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.

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVE

PEV Charging Rate Incentive: Georgia Power offers a Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) time-of-use electricity rate for residential customers who own an electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The PEV rate is optional and does not require a separate meter. For more information, see the Georgia Power Electric Vehicles website.

Hawaii

STATE INCENTIVES

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.

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.

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVE

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.

Heavy-Duty Transit Bus and School Bus Grants: The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Driving a Cleaner Illinois program to administer funds awarded through the Volkswagen Clean Air Act Civil Settlement. Funding is available for the replacement of existing government-owned diesel public transit buses with new diesel, alternative fuel, and all-electric transit buses, as well as for all-electric school bus pilot projects. For more information, including how to apply, see the Illinois EPA Grant Accountability and Transparency Act page.

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

EV Charging Rate Incentive – Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL): Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) offers special plug-in EV charging rates for residential and fleet customers who own a licensed electric or plug-in electric vehicle.

Maryland

STATE INCENTIVES

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. The credit is returned to the taxpayer in the form of a check from the state. For more information, including the request form, see the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration’s Excise Tax Credit for PEVs website.(Reference Maryland Statutes, Transportation Code 13-815)

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.

UTILITY/PRIVATE INCENTIVES

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate: Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) offers a time-of-use (TOU) rate for BGE residential customers who purchase or lease a PEV. For more information, see Schedule EV(PDF).

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Incentive: Pepco offers a time-of-use rate to all qualified Pepco residential customers in Maryland who own or lease a PEV. For more information, see Pepco’s Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging website.

Massachusetts

State Incentives

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources: The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources has a program called Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV), has made big changes and extended the rebate for customers purchasing PEVs. After January 1, 2019 the maximum rebate will be reduced to $1,500 and only fully battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell cars will be eligible — no cars with range-extending internal combustion engines allowed. Leased vehicles with a lease term of at least 36 months are also eligible. In addition, the sticker price of the car must be under $50,000 to qualify. This incentive is set to expire June 30, 2019 unless the Massachusetts legislature elects to extend it.

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.

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

Utility/Private Incentives

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate – Eversource: Eversource is joining Nissan to offer customers a $5,000 rebate off the MSRP toward the purchase of a new 2019 Nissan LEAF through July 1, 2019. 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. For more information visit Eversource.com.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Discounts – Green Energy Consumers: Green Energy Consumers with Drive Green 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 Green Energy Consumer’s service territory. For more information, including participating dealerships and the discounts they offer, see the Drive Green website.

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 details visit Drive Green with Mass Energy.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Incentive – Braintree Electric Light Department (BELD): BELD offers a bill credit of $8 per month for customers that charge their PEVs between 9pm and 12pm on weekdays or at any time during the weekend. For more information, see the BELD Charging Incentives website.

Michigan

State Incentives

School Bus Replacement Funding: The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting applications for the replacement of diesel school buses with all-electric or alternative fuel vehicles through the Fuel Transformation Program. Vehicles must meet model year and use requirements. The program is funded by Michigan’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For details, including program guidance and application deadlines, see the DEQ Fuel Transformation Program website.

Alternative Fuel Development Property Tax Exemption: Industrial property that is used for high-technology activities or the creation or synthesis of biodiesel fuel may be eligible for a tax exemption. High-technology activities include those related to advanced vehicle technologies such as electric, hybrid electric, or alternative fuel vehicles and their components. To qualify for the tax exemption, an industrial facility must obtain an exemption certificate for the property from the Michigan State Tax Commission.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Emissions Inspection Exemption: Dedicated AFVs powered by compressed natural gas, propane, electricity, or any other source as defined by the Michigan Department of Transportation are exempt from emissions inspection requirements.

Missouri

State Incentives

Medium-and Heavy-Duty Government Truck Replacement Funding: The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MODNR) is accepting applications for funding of medium- and heavy-duty vehicle replacements or engine repowers with new diesel or alternative fuel vehicles or engines for qualified state and local government trucks. Vehicles and engines must meet model year requirements, and funding amounts are based on vehicle or engine replacements. The program is funded by Missouri’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidance and the application, see the MODNR Volkswagen Trust Funds website.

Transit and Shuttle Bus Replacement Funding: The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MODNR) is accepting applications for funding of medium- and heavy-duty transit and shuttle buses with new diesel or alternative fuel vehicles or engines. Vehicles and engines must meet model year requirements, and funding amounts are based on vehicle or engine replacements and government or nongovernment ownership. The program is funded by Missouri’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidance and the application, see the MODNR Volkswagen Trust Funds website.

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

Transit Bus Replacement Grants: The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) offers grants for the replacement of qualified medium- and heavy-duty diesel transit buses with new all-electric, diesel hybrid, compressed natural gas, or propane transit buses. The program is funded by Montana’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidance and the application, see the DEQ Volkswagen Settlement website.

Nebraska

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

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.

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.

New Hampshire

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.

New Mexico

Utility/Private Incentives

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate – PNM: PNM eligible customers can purchase a 2019 Nissan LEAF® electric vehicle (EV) with a $3,500 instant discount off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP). Call a New Mexico Nissan dealership to confirm availability. This offer is in addition to $7,500 in potential federal tax credits. This opportunity is another part of the PNM effort to accelerate clean transportation in New Mexico and help customers save. Please bring a copy of your PNM bill (printed or an e-bill) and a printed copy of the PNM offer flyer or the Nissan LEAF flyer and Fleet Certification Code: B72876 to your participating Nissan dealership. This limited-time offer ends July 1, 2019 and cannot be combined with other Nissan special incentives.

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.

Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) and Fueling Structure Rebates for Municipalities: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Municipal ZEV Rebate Program offers rebates to cities, towns, villages, counties, and New York City boroughs for the purchase or lease of eligible ZEVs and the installation of eligible ZEV fueling infrastructure. To qualify, ZEVs must be purchased or leased on or after May 1, 2018, at a dealership within the state, and leases must be at least 36 months in length. ZEV fueling infrastructure must be installed primarily for public use. Maximum Rebate Amounts – ZEV Purchase or Lease:  $5,000 per vehicle (50 miles or greater electric range); $2,500 per vehicle (10 to 50 mile electric range), Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE): $250,000 per facility, Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure: $250,000 per facility. A single municipality may receive up to 50% of the total available funds towards ZEVs and EVSE, and up to 75% of the total available funds for hydrogen fueling infrastructure. For more information visit the DEC Grant Funding for Municipalities website.

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 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.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Incentive for Business – Con Edison: Con Edison offers an electric rate reduction ranging from 34% to 39% for businesses in New York City and Westchester County that install a publicly accessible direct current (DC) fast charger. To qualify, the charger must have a power output of at least 100 kilowatts. Additional terms apply. The rate reduction is available through April 2025. For more information, including how to apply, see the Con Edison Business Incentive Rate website.

North Carolina

State Incentives

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.

Utility/Private Incentive

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Incentive – Cape Hatteras Electric  Co-Op: Cape Hatteras Electric Co-Op (CHEC) offers time-of-use (TOU) electricity rates to residential customers with a PEV. For details visit the CHEC Electric Vehicles 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.

Oregon

State Incentive

EV Rebate: The Clean Vehicle Rebate Program provides rebates to Oregon residents, businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies for the purchase or lease of PEVs. New PEVs with a battery capacity of less than 10 kilowatt-hours (kWh) are eligible for a rebate of $1,500 and new PEVs with a battery capacity greater than 10 kWh are eligible for a rebate of $2,500. Oregon residents that meet low or moderate household income requirements are eligible for rebates of $2,500 for the purchase or lease of used all-electric vehicles (EVs) and $5,000 for the purchase or lease of new EVs. For more visit Clean Vehicle Rebate Program website.

City of Ashland Empower EV Incentive Pilot Program EV Rebate: Ashland Electric’s Empower EV Incentive offers $300 for qualifying new or used battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and $200 for qualifying new or used plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). Vehicles must be purchased during the pilot program window, between September 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.

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.

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

State Incentives

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Funding/Rebate Program: 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 AFV Program also offers Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates of up to $2,000 on eligible vehicles to assist with the incremental cost of the purchase of new AFVs.

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Rebates: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) offers rebates for the replacement or repower of Class 4-7 local freight trucks and port drayage trucks and Class 4-8 school and shuttle buses. Qualified Model Years (MY) 1992 through 2009 Class 4-7 trucks and eligible MY 2009 and older buses are eligible for rebates for replacement or repower with new diesel, electric, or alternative fuel vehicles or technologies. Vehicles or engines being replaced or repowered must be scrapped in accordance with program guidelines. DEP must approve all project applications and will process rebates on a first-come, first-served basis. This rebate program is funded by Pennsylvania’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidelines, grant amounts, and application periods, see the Driving Pennsylvania Forward website.

Utility/Private Incentives

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

Rhode Island

State Incentives

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebates: 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.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Tax Exemption – Warren: The town of Warren may allow excise tax exemptions of up to $100 for qualified AFVs registered in Warren.

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

Electric Drive Vehicle License Plates: The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles may issue special vehicle license plates to owners of electric drive vehicles, including those powered in whole or in part by a storage battery. Eligible vehicles include hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and all-electric vehicles registered as electric drive vehicles in the state.

Utility/Private Incentives

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Discounts – Green Energy: People’s Power & Light’s Drive Green 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.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) DRIVE program offers up to $2,500, based upon vehicle battery capacity, to qualified Rhode Island residents interested in purchasing or leasing an EV. The purchase or lease must be executed on or after the program start date of January 29, 2016.

Tennessee

State Incentives

School Bus Replacement Grants: The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) School Bus Replacement Grant program provides funding for the replacement of model year 2009 or older Class 4-8 school buses with new diesel, alternative fuel, or all-electric school buses. Alternative fuels include, but are not limited to, compressed natural gas, propane, and hybrid electric technologies. Private, public, and non-profit organizations, including state, local, and tribal governments, are eligible for funding. This grant program is funded by Tennessee’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including how to apply, visit the TDEC School Bus Replacement Grant website.

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

Texas

State Incentives:

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebates: 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.

Clean 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.

Utility/Private Incentives:

DME Electric Vehicle (EV) 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.

Oncor Electric Delivery All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate: Oncor Electric Delivery customers and employees are eligible for a $3,500 rebate for the purchase of a new 2018 or 2019 Nissan Leaf. Rebates are available through July 1, 2019. To receive the rebate, applicants must show the flyer and a recent Oncor utility bill or proof of employment to a participating Nissan dealer. For more information, visit the Oncor EV Offers and Information website.

Austin Energy Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Incentive: 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.

CPS Energy Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Pilot ProgramCPS offers a rate option for qualified customers for charging PEVs. The flat rate option is $60 annually for each PEV. For rate information, including how to qualify, see the CPS Energy Electric Vehicles website.

Utah

State Incentives

Qualified Heavy-Duty Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Tax Credit: Qualified taxpayers are eligible for a tax credit for the purchase of a qualified heavy-duty AFV. Qualifying fuels include natural gas, electricity, and hydrogen. For details visit https://afdc.energy.gov

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.

Utility Incentives

Rocky Mountain Power Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging 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

Vermont

Utility/Private Incentives:

(BED) 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 (EV). Qualifying plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are eligible for a $1,000 rebate. Moderate income customers are eligible for an additional $600 rebate for an EV or an additional $500 rebate for a PHEV. 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, 2019. For details please visit the BED Electric Vehicles website.

(BED) Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Loan: BED provides low- or no-interest loans for the purchase of a new PEV. Eligible customers can also apply a BED PEV incentive of up to $1,800 toward the purchase of the PEV. For more information, go to the BED Electric Vehicles website.

(BED) (PEV) Charging Rate Reduction: BED offers a $0.067735 per kilowatt-hour discount for residential customers to charge PEVs during off-peak times. To qualify, customers must install a WiFi enabled PEV charger. For details visit the BED EV Rate website.

(VEC) 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.

Virginia

State Incentives

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. 

Washington

State Incentives

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

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