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Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District - Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program
Up to $1,000 Alternative Fuel Vehicle incentive to Antelope Valley residents for the purchase of new all-electric and plug-in hybrids. Applicants are eligible for the $1,000 incentive if the vehicle was purchased or leased from an Antelope Valley dealership. If the vehicle was purchased or leased outside of the Antelope Valley, a $500 rebate is available.
Income eligible residents are eligible to receive up to $2,500 on a new or pre-owned all-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle.
Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District - Old Car Buyback and Scrap Program
The Antelope Valley Old Car Buy Back and Scrap Program will pay $1,000 for a qualified operating and registered 1997 or older vehicle. The Old Car Buy Back and Scrap Program is sponsored by the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District. This Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) Program is not operated by the State of California. Your participation is entirely voluntary. Incentives will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the available funds are exhausted.
The vehicle must be a 1997 or older passenger car or a light duty pickup truck that includes, but is not limited to, a pick-up truck, sports utility vehicle (SUV), or van up to 10,000 pounds gross vehicular weight rating. Please visit the program website for additional qualification requirements.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District - Clean Cars for All
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District provides incentives of up to $9,500 for low-income Bay Area residents to retire their qualified operating and registered 1996 or older vehicle and replace it with a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, Battery-Electric, or to get a Clipper Card for public transit. Applicants must have an annual household income less than or equal to 400 percent of the federal poverty level to be eligible. Visit the program website for more information about eligibility requirements.
The California Clean Fuel Reward is available to all California residents who purchase or lease an eligible vehicle through a participating dealership. There are no income or location restrictions within California, but the vehicle must be registered in the State of California.
This instant electric vehicle reward is offered on a sliding scale, depending on battery size, up to $1,500.
The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) promotes clean vehicle adoption by offering rebates of up to $4,500 for the purchase or lease of new, eligible zero-emission vehicles, including electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. Sponsored by the California Air Resources Board, the program is administered by the Center for Sustainable Energy. Eligible applicants must meet requirements that include, but are not limited to, the following:
Be an individual, business*, nonprofit or government entity that is based in California or has a California-based affiliate at the time the rebated vehicle is purchased or leased
Meet income eligibility requirements at the time application is received
Submit a CVRP application prior to exhaustion of available rebate funds and within 18 months of the vehicle purchase or lease date
California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) - Increased Rebate
In addition to the standard rebate amount provided through the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) of up to $4,500, qualifying low income households may receive an additional $2,500 CVRP rebate. This increased rebate amount is for consumers with household incomes less than or equal to 300 percent of the federal poverty level. Increased rebate amounts are available for fuel cell, battery-electric, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. For the purpose of CVRP, a household includes all family members or other unrelated persons, including the rebate applicant, who reside together and share common living expenses.
The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program provides grants and affordable financing to help low-income Californians purchase a new or used hybrid or electric vehicle. Our goal is to make clean vehicles accessible and affordable to all who qualify.
Available Vehicles: Grants are for new or used clean vehicles. You can get a $2,500 grant for a hybrid vehicle or a $5,000 grant for a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle. Battery-Electrics can also include a charging unit and its home installation. See more vehicles.
How Grants Work: Grants do not need to be repaid. If you qualify for a grant and purchase a new or used hybrid or electric vehicle, the grant will be given to the dealer to lower the overall cost of the vehicle.
The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program is funded by California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy and improving public health and the environment – particularly in disadvantaged communities.
Colton Electric Utility - Used Electric Vehicle Rebate
Electric Vehicle (EV) owners under Colton Electric service territory are eligible to receive a $1,000 rebate. Customers enrolled in the low-income program are eligible to receive an increase rebate of $1,500. This program is only available for used electric vehicles that are registered to a residence serviced under Colton Electric Utility territory.
The Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) is administered by the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) and is designed to help improve California's air quality by reducing vehicle emissions. A consumer may retire a qualified vehicle and receive $1,000. Consumers meeting low income eligibility requirements may receive $1,500. In addition, CAP provides qualified consumers who own a vehicle that cannot pass its biennial (every other year) Smog Check inspection up to $500 in financial assistance toward emissions-related repairs.
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District - Vehicle Voucher
Funding from the DMV Grant Program is allocated to Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District's Vehicle Voucher program, which offers financial incentive in the form of a voucher for the purchase of a new, eligible lower-emitting vehicle. Applications will be processed first-come first-served and vouchers will be issued accordingly. Voucher awards and associated new vehicle emission classification requirements are as follows:
$3,000 for purchase of a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) with an EPA Smog Score of 10
$2,000 for purchase of a Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) with an EPA Smog Score of 8 or 9
El Dorado Air Quality Management District - Drive Clean! Incentive
El Dorado County is offering residents a $599 incentive for the purchase or lease of an electric vehicle that is eligible for the DMV's Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) decal. See the list of eligible vehicles.
Federal Tax Credit for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
A tax credit of up to $8,000 is available for the purchase of qualified light-duty fuel cell vehicles, depending on the vehicle's fuel economy. Tax credits are also available for medium- and heavy-duty fuel cell vehicles; credit amounts are based on vehicle weight. Vehicle manufacturers must follow the procedures as published by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that a vehicle meets certain requirements to claim the fuel cell vehicle credit.
The federal government provides a substantial tax credit for new battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, ranging from $2,500 - $7,500, depending on the capacity of the electric vehicle's battery. All Battery-Electrics are eligible for the full $7,500, whereas some plug-in hybrids with smaller batteries receive a reduced amount. Here is a breakdown of the tax credit amounts by vehicle.
Note that the federal EV tax credit amount is affected by your tax liability. For example, if you purchase an EV eligible for $7,500, but you owe only $4,000 in taxes, you will receive a $4,000 credit.
If you lease your EV, the tax credit goes to the manufacturer. However, dealerships often factor the tax credit into the cost of the lease, lowering your down payment or monthly payments. Ask the sales rep how the tax credit is being applied.
Once a manufacturer's EV sales exceed 200,000, the available tax credit enters a phase out period that begins with full rebate amounts in that quarter and the following quarter. After this grace period, the tax credit is cut in half for the next two quarters. Then the amount is cut in half again for a final two quarters before it is phased out completely.
Through Ready, Set, Charge! qualifying Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE) customers will receive a voucher valued up to $3,000 off the cost of a new All-Electric or Plug-in Hybrid vehicle purchase OR $1,500 off a lease from a participating Lancaster Auto Mall dealer or Antelope Valley Harley Davidson.
The MCEv Program is helping to lower the price of new and used electric vehicles (EVs) for low-income qualifying customers with a $3,500 EV rebate. Both purchased and leased EVs are eligible. Within the same application, MCE can also help qualifying customers combine this rebate with the States Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) for a total rebate of $7,000 to $8,000 on a new electric vehicle. See program website for details on eligibility.
Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District - Old Car Buyback and Scrap Program
The Mojave Desert Old Car Buy Back and Scrap Program will pay $1,000 for a qualified operating and registered 1997 or older vehicle. The program is sponsored by the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. This Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) Program is not operated by the State of California. The program is currently contracted to be run by Environmental Engineering Studies, Inc. (EES).
The vehicle must be a 1997 or older passenger car or a light duty pickup truck that includes, but is not limited to, a pick-up truck, sports utility vehicle (SUV), or van up to 8,500 pounds gross vehicular weight rating. Please visit the program website for additional qualification requirements.
Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) - Electric Vehicle Incentives Program
MBCP offers any resident in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties the opportunity to apply for Monterey Bay Air Resources District funded incentives for any new or used alternative fuel vehicle of their choice from any dealer throughout California.
New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles: $2,500
New EVs: $2,000 / Used EVs: $1,000
New PHEVs: $1,000 / Used PHEVs: $700
Income qualified residents may be eligible for doubled incentive amounts
Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) - PWP Electric Vehicle Incentive
Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) is committed to the adoption of electric vehicles by offering incentives to customers who drive plug-in electric vehicles and install charging stations at their homes and businesses.
Customers can receive a rebate up to $250 when they purchase or lease a new or used plug-in electric vehicle (EV).
Customers can receive an additional $250 bonus rebate if they purchase or lease an EV from a Pasadena auto dealer. Note: Since Tesla relies on a direct-sale business model where the transaction is completed entirely online, the Pasadena auto dealer bonus will not apply.
Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) has partnered with Peninsula Family Service (PFS) to offer a $4,000 incentive to income-qualifying San Mateo County residents who purchase a used plug-in hybrid electric vehicle through the DriveForward Electric Program.
Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative - Electric Vehicle Rebate
The Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative offers a $500 rebate for the purchase or lease of a new battery electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The vehicle must be purchased in the last 6 months and registered in Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Washoe County.
Redding Electric Utility (REU) - Residential EV Rebate Program
Redding Electric Utility (REU) offers a $1,000 rebate for the purchase or lease of a new, qualified electric vehicle. Customers can receive a maximum of 2 new electric vehicle rebates per residential account. The rebate is only available for battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Here is a list of eligible vehicles.
Riverside Public Utilities Department - Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate
The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Programs is designed to encourage the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles and to increase awareness of the benefits associated with driving a clean vehicle. The program provides rebates to City of Riverside residents who purchase or lease a qualified new alternative fuel vehicle from an auto dealership within the City.
Plug-in hybrid, hybrid, and compressed natural gas vehicles are not eligible for this program.
Customers of Roseville Electric are eligible for a $300 rebate for the purchase of a new battery-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle. Customers participating in the Electric Rate Assistance Program (ERAP) are eligible for a $1,000 rebate.
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District - Drive Clean! Rebate Program
The San Joaquin APCD offers a rebate of up to $3,000 for Valley residents and businesses for the purchase or lease of new, clean-air vehicles. To be considered for a rebate, applicants must purchase or lease a vehicle from the eligible vehicle list.
Battery-electric vehicles – up to $3,000
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles – up to $3,000
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles – up to $2,500
Natural gas vehicles rated as an Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle (AT PZEV) – up to $2,000
Natural gas vehicles rated as a Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) – up to $1,500
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District - Valley Air District Replace Program
Get money from the Valley Air District to replace your older, high-polluting vehicle with a newer vehicle or upgrade to a hybrid or electric vehicle. The program is limited to vehicle owners residing in the jurisdiction of the San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District who meet the income and vehicle requirements. Replacement vehicle options include:
Conventional – Gas powered vehicle meeting program fuel economy standards (example Honda Accord)
Hybrid 20+ – Gas powered and electric motor vehicle with fuel economy from 20 MPG to 34 MPG (example Toyota Camry hybrid)
Hybrid 35+ – Gas powered and electric motor vehicle with fuel economy with at least 35 MPG (example Toyota Prius hybrid)
PHEV/EV – Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicle utilizes power from a battery and an onboard gas powered generator (example Chevy Volt); Electric Vehicle is purely powered by a battery charged from an external electrical source (example Nissan Leaf)
San Luis Obispo Air Pollution Control District - Old Car Buyback and Scrap Program
The San Luis Obispo APCD old car buy back program will pay you $1,000 to voluntarily retire your 1995 or older car, pick-up truck or van. Motor vehicles produce more than half of the air pollution in San Luis Obispo County. Removing older, high-emitting vehicles from the roadways helps clean up the air.
To qualify for the buy back program, vehicles must be operational and registered in San Luis Obispo County; visit the website for the full list of eligibility requirements.
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District - Old Car Buyback and Scrap Program
The Santa Barbara Air Pollution Control District will pay $1,000 for your older vehicle if it meets the following requirements:
Must be a gasoline-powered or diesel-powered passenger car, light or medium-duty pickup truck, or van, model year 1995or older with gross vehicle weight not to exceed 10,000 pounds
Must be currently registered with California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)as an operable vehicle for at least 24 consecutive months prior to the date of sale to the Old Car Buy Back Program to an address or addresses within Santa Barbara County
View the full list of eligibility requirements on the program website.
South Coast Air Quality Management District - Replace Your Ride
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is offering up to $9,500 to replace your older, high-polluting vehicle with a newer vehicle, upgrade to a hybrid or electric vehicle, or get vouchers for rideshares or public transit passes. The program is limited to vehicle owners residing in the jurisdiction of the South Coast Air Quality Management District who meet the income and vehicle requirements.
Visit the program website to view eligibility requirements and see vehicle replacement options.
Turlock Irrigation District - Electric Vehicle Rebate
Turlock Irrigation District is offering a $300 rebate to customers that purchase a qualifying new or used zero-emission Battery-Electric. Customers enrolled in the CARES program will receive an additional $700 per vehicle. The program is limited to 2 electric vehicle rebates per residential account.
Ventura County Air Pollution Control District - Old Car Buyback and Scrap Program
Ventura County APCD old car buy back program will pay you $1,000 to voluntarily retire your 1997 or older car, pick-up truck, van, or SUV. Funding of this program is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis until this year's grant funds are depleted.
Motor vehicles produce more than half of the air pollution in Ventura County. Removing older, high-emitting vehicles from the roadways helps clean up the air. To qualify for the buy back program, vehicles must be operational and registered in Ventura County and additional eligibility requirements apply.
Fueling equipment for natural gas, propane, liquefied hydrogen, electricity, E85, or diesel fuel blends containing a minimum of 20% biodiesel installed through December 31, 2021, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000. Permitting and inspection fees are not included in covered expenses. Fueling station owners who install qualified equipment at multiple sites are allowed to use the credit towards each location.
Consumers who purchase qualified residential fueling equipment prior to December 31, 2021, may receive a tax credit of up to $1,000. Unused credits that qualify as general business tax credits, as defined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), may be carried backward one year and carried forward 20 years. For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911, which is available on the IRS Forms and Publications website.
Anaheim Public Utilities - Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate
Anaheim Public Utilities is offering rebates to customers who install Level 2 (240-volt) plug-in electric vehicle chargers at their residences or businesses. Customers will be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses up to $500 per charger. Eligible expenses include: the price of the charger and installation costs. In addition to the $500 rebate, we will waive the City's permit fees related to the installation of the EV charger.
Azusa Light & Power is offering a $150 rebate for customers who install an ENERGY STAR Level 2 (240) EV charger in their residence. A Level 2 electric vehicle charging unit will charge an electric vehicle up to 6 times faster than standard 110 Volt household outlets and can add up to 25 miles of range per hour of charging.
Burbank Water and Power - Residential EV Charger Rebate
Residential customers who install a Level 2 (240V) EV charger are eligible for a $500 rebate from Burbank Water and Power (BWP). Applicants must be an active BWP electric customer or charge their vehicle at a location with an active BWP electric account.
City of Ukiah Electric Utilities Division - Residential Level 2 EV Charger Rebate
The City of Ukiah's Electric Utility Department provides a rebate of up to $500 on a Level 2 electric vehicle charging station for residential customers. Qualifying Level 2 (240-volt) charger must be: new and unused; certified by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL Listed); ETL Listed; or approved by the City of Ukiah Community Development Department.
Electric vehicle drivers who install Level 2 (240-volt) plug-in chargers at their residence in the service territory of Colton Electric Department are eligible for a rebate of up to $500. The incentive offer is on a first-come, first served basis and is effective until funding is expended or the program is discontinued. Maximum of one EV charger rebate per household.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) - Residential Charging Station Rebate
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) offers rebates of up to $500 for residential customer for the installation of a Level 2 (240-volt) home charging station. Reimbursement is for out-of-pocket expenses for the charger, installation, and permit fees.
Imperial Irrigation District - reCharge! EV Charger Rebate
Imperial Irrigation District offers a $500 rebate for customers who purchase and install a Level (240-volt) plug-in electric vehicle charger. The qualifying charging station must be purchased and installed in 2020.
Island Energy - Plug-In Electric Vehicle Rebate Program
Island Energy electricity customers who are current owners or lessees of plug in electric vehicles with an electric range in excess of 30 miles per charge are eligible for a rebate of up to $750 for the installation of a Level 2 (240-volt) home charging station.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) - Charge Up LA! Residential
LADWP is expanding its support of electric transportation with Charge Up LA! The program offers LADWP residential customers rebates to help offset the cost of chargers for electric vehicles (EV). Eligible customers may receive a rebate of up to $500 for the purchase of a qualified Level 2 (240-volt) charger.
Modesto Irrigation District - Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate
The Modesto Irrigation District is offering a rebate of up to $500 on Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations for residential and commercial customers. This EV charger rebate program is a pilot program and has a limited budget. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, until funds are depleted.
Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) - Residential Charger Incentive
Pasadena Water and Power customers can receive a $600 rebate when they install a qualifying Wi-Fi enabled Level 2 (240-volt) electric vehicle (EV) charger, or a $200 rebate when they install a standard (Non Wi-Fi) EV charger in their home. Level 2 EV charging stations purchased prior to August 1st, 2018 are eligible for a $400 rebate.
Redding Electric Utility (REU) - Residential EV Rebate Program
Redding Electrical Utility (REU) offers rebates of up to $500 for Level 2 (208-volt or 240-volt) electric vehicle charging stations that are permitted and installed at a residence with a REU service account.
Roseville Electric offers a $500 rebate to customers who install a new Level 2 (240-volt) electric vehicle home charging station. The charger must be installed at the same residence the electric vehicle is registered at to be eligible for the rebate.
Customer enrolled in the Electric Rate Assistance Program (ERAP) are eligible for a $750 rebate.
Silicon Valley Power - Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate
Eligible Silicon Valley Power (SVP) customers may receive a rebate of up to $1,000 for the purchase and installation of a new, qualified Level 2 electric vehicle charging station. SVP's program is limited to 2 charging station rebates per residential account.
Power up your ride with a FREE smart electric vehicle charger for your home. You pay upfront for 50% of the charger cost, sales tax, a $50 shipping and handling fee, plus any installation costs. After your charger is installed and activated, SCP credits back your initial payment minus any installation costs. All chargers are Level 2 (32-40 amp) smart, internet-connected, devices that are eligible to participate in SCP's GridSavvy Community!
Please note: You must be an active SCP customer to obtain your charger. Accounts may take up to 30 days from the start of service with PG&E to update in our system. SCP cannot expedite orders or shipping. Please do not schedule installation until you have received your charging equipment.
South Coast Air Quality Management District - Residential EV Charging Incentive Pilot Program
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) has established a residential Electric Vehicle (EV) charging incentive pilot program to offset Level 2 (240v) EV charger hardware costs. This program will be available to residents within the SCAQMD's four-county jurisdiction.
The program will provide an incentive to buy-down the cost of residential chargers, which typically range from $400-$800. The program will be implemented on a first come, first served basis and will provide up to $250 for the cost of hardware for Level 2 residential chargers. An additional incentive of up to $250 is available for low-income residents.
Transportation Authority of Marin - EV Supply Equipment Grant
The Transportation Authority of Marin offers a EV equipment grant program to assist public agencies that install employee-only or publicly accessible EV charging stations. Based on a first-come first-serve basis until funds are depleted.
Provides matching funds of 88.25% of the complete installation up to $1,500 for one Level 1 charger (per charging head) or up to $3,000 for one Level 2 charger (per charging head)
Trinity Public Utilities District - Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate
Trinity Public Utilities Department offers an incentive in the form of a credit on your electrical account of $500 per qualified Level 2 charging station. Applicants must be a current Trinity Public Utilities Department customer and submit the incentive application within six months of charger installation.
Truckee Donner Public Utilities District - Residential EV Charger Rebate
Truckee Donner Public Utilities District (TDPUD) is offering customers a rebate of up to $500 for the purchase and installation of a new Level 2 (240-volt) electric vehicle home charging station. To be eligible for the rebate, applicants must have an active RDPUD electrical account and submit their application no later than four months from the date the charger was purchased.
Turlock Irrigation District - Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate
Turlock Irrigation District is offering a $300 rebate to customers that purchase and install a qualifying Level 2 electric vehicle home charging station. Customers enrolled in the CARES program will receive an additional $100 per charging station. A maximum of 2 charging station rebates are allowed per household.
Decal for High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane exemption (DMV)
The Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) decal program is administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in partnership with the California Air Resources Board (ARB). The program authorizes a vehicle that meets specified emissions standards to be issued a CAV decal to allow single occupancy use of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes. ARB establishes the official list of eligible vehicles based upon vehicle emissions.
2020 Orange CAV decals are for first-time applications only and will expire on January 1, 2024. Each year the California DMV will establish a new CAV decal color. The colors for future decals have not yet been determined. Future CAV decals will expire on January 1st of the fourth year after the year they are issued. This provides an access period of three full years plus the partial year from when the decal was issued.
Azusa Light & Water - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
For qualifying residential customers, the price for electricity consumed during the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. in excess of 50 kWh, shall be discounted by 5 cents per kWh from the "All excess kWh" contained in their respective rate schedule. The amount of discounted electricity shall not exceed 500 kWh per billing period.
Burbank Water and Power - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
Battery-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle owners living in Burbank who charge their vehicles at night can benefit from the savings of a time-of-use (TOU) electric rate. TOU rates vary depending on the time of the day, and offer a lower rate at night. Burbank Water and Power currently offers a TOU rate only to residents that own one or more electric vehicles and charge at home.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
Customers who choose to switch from the residential electricity rate to a time-of-use (TOU) rate can save on monthly energy costs. With TOU rates, electricity costs vary based on the time of day when energy is used. During periods when electricity demand is low, customers are charged off-peak rates, which are often much lower than rates charged during other periods. The off peak period is typically during the night time, when the majority of electric vehicle drivers charge at home
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
PG&E offers two electric vehicle rate plans for residential customers. Home Charging, EV2-A combines your vehicle's electricity costs with those of your residence. EV-B involves the installation of another meter, which separates your vehicle's electricity costs from those of your home.
Both EV2-A and EV-B are non-tiered, time-of-use plans, which means that the rate you pay is based on the time of day you use the electricity.
Riverside Public Utilities Department - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
Electric power purchased during peak hours is more expensive than off-peak power. In an effort to help customers better manage energy their costs, Riverside Public Utilities offers its Domestic Time-of-Use Tiered Rate. This special rate can be especially helpful for electric vehicle owners who are able to charge during off-peak hours.
On January 1, 2019, Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) will begin offering customers an opportunity to charge their all-electric vehicles (EV) using a separate meter provided by the Utility in Single Family Dwelling Units concurrently served under Schedule D Domestic Service.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
The Time-of-Day Rate gives you more control over your electric bills and offers opportunities to save money by shifting energy use away from the peak hours (5-8 p.m.) when power costs more. For example, you can change the time of day that you do laundry or run your dishwasher. You can also save money if you reduce your overall energy use. Additionally, the Time-of-Day Rate offers a discount for customers who own or lease plug-in electric vehicles for charging between midnight and 6 AM. This discount applies to all household electricity use during these hours.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
If you drive an electric or Plug-in Hybrid, you can save money with an EV time-of-use (TOU) pricing plan by programming your car to charge during the lowest-priced time period. Electricity prices are as low as 9 cents per kWh when you charge your car during the Super Off-Peak hours between midnight and 6 am.
EV-TOU, a plan for just your electric vehicle: Save money by charging your EV at night during Off-Peak hours. This plan requires a separate meter for your EV and tracks your EV electricity use separately, while your home remains on the Standard Plan. For this plan, you'll need to choose an electrician to install the second meter at your expense, which is why most customers prefer the EV-TOU-2 or EV-TOU-5 plan.
EV-TOU-2, a plan for your home and electric vehicle: Save money by charging your EV and shifting your home energy use to the lowest-priced Off-Peak hours. Managing your home energy use is easy on an EV plan; just program your car to charge during Off-Peak hours, and use your clothes washer/dryer, dishwasher, pool pump, etc. during the same Off-Peak hours. This plan uses your existing household meter to track both your home and EV electricity usage.
EV-TOU-5, a plan for your home and electric vehicle: This new plan is similar to EV-TOU-2 but the On-Peak and Off-Peak pricing is reduced by one cent kW/h and the Super Off-Peak rate is reduced to just 9￠ kW/h when you pay a Basic Monthly Service Fee of $16. Super Off-Peak hours are midnight to 6 am weekdays, and midnight to 2 pm on weekends and holidays.
Southern California Edison (SCE) - Special EV Rate for Home Charging
If you are able to manage your energy habits, SCE's time-of-use (TOU) plans may be the best fit for your home. Rates on a TOU plan are based on the time of day and the season.
TOU plans can help you manage your energy costs by taking advantage of lower rates during off-peak and super off-peak periods. These off peak period are typically during the night time, when the majority of electric vehicle drivers charge at home.
Discount - Tolls for EVs on Bay Areas Bridges (FasTrak)
Discounts are offered to carpools, motorcycles, and eligible Clean Air Vehicles (CAV) during commute hours on all Bay Area toll bridges and toll-free travel in express lanes when using FasTrak correctly.
Free EV Charging at City of Sacramento Parking Lots
Electric vehicle chargers in City of Sacramento parking garages are available for use by the public. Daily parking rates apply at all locations, however there is no additional cost to plug in, with the exception of the Sacramento Valley Station (Lot 293). Electric vehicles parked on the street are still subject to posted parking regulations, including payment of meter fees.
To qualify for the Electric Vehicle Parking Program, vehicles must be 100 percent electric. Hybrid vehicles do not qualify for the electric vehicle program. To determine if your vehicle is eligible, DMV must designate your vehicle as being all electric.
Free metered parking at silver post meters for 100% alternative fuel vehicles in Hermosa Beach (includes all electric, CNG, or hydrogen fuel; does not include hybrid or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles). Vehicles may park for the maximum time limit (generally 2-3 hours).
On February 12th, 2019, the City Council approved proposed changes to extend the free metered parking privilege to expired white and green decal holders through the duration of the Clean Air Vehicle program, which is set to expire in 2025.
Properly displayed orange, purple, red, green and white Clean Air Vehicle decals; ZEV decals allow you to park at any on-street, metered parking space in Santa Monica without charge for the maximum amount of time allowed by that meter. In other words, if you're at a 2-hour meter, you can park there free for 2 hours, but beyond that, you're subject to ticketing for overstaying your welcome.
Southern California Gas Company - CNG Home Refueling Rate
Home refueling is a very convenient way for NGV owners to fill up their vehicles. A home refueling appliance installed at your home uses the existing natural gas and existing electrical supply to refuel your NGV overnight.
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) offers a special residential NGV billing rate for customers who choose this option. Refueling your NGV at home on this rate may yield a lower refueling cost compared with using a public station.
Although installation of a home refueling appliance is straightforward, professional installation is required. More information is available from manufacturers of these products and from some car dealers who sell NGVs.