Electric Vehicle IncentivesFederal, state and community incentives make electric vehicles and charging stations more affordable than ever. Check this site often for new incentive programs offered by DEEP and others. If you would like an email notification when new incentives become available, please sign up for our mailing list. Here are some current incentives that can save you money now:
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As a result of the Volkswagen settlement, Connecticut is eligible to administer over $55 million to mitigate excess diesel emissions caused by VW's actions. Grant programs cover a range of heavy duty mobile source projects. In addition, funds will be used to bolster Connecticut's light duty electric vehicle infrastructure.
Visit Connecticut's VW Settlement webpage to learn out more and sign up to be notified of future grant programs.
Eversource is offering a voluntary electric vehicle rate program which is available to any level 2 or level 3 charging station whose load is separately metered and available for use by the public. Eligibility for this rate is subject to the review and approval of Eversource.
Take advantage of this program to help support the deployment of EV charging infrastructure throughout Connecticut!
Federal Tax Credits
EVs purchased on or after 2010 may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. Find out more on fueleconomy.gov
EV Charging Stations
Congress retroactively extended the alternative vehicle refueling equipment tax credit through December 31, 2020. Consumers could be eligible for up to a 30% federal tax credit for the cost of the EVSE and installation. For more information about the tax credit please see the US Dept. of Energy website.
Energize Connecticut is an initiative dedicated to empowering Connecticut citizens to make smart energy choices, now and in the future. They provide Connecticut consumers, businesses and communities the resources and information they need to make it easy to save energy and build a clean energy future for everyone in the state. The initiative is funded by a charge on customer energy bills.
Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) electric customers are eligible for up to a $1,500 rebate for the purchase or lease of a new or used all-electric (EV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), and up to a $4,000 rebate for the purchase and installation of EV charging equipment. NPU rebates are in addition to available federal, state, and manufacturers' rebates and incentives.
NPU Customers must be current on their utility account and the eligible vehicle must be purchased from a licensed car dealership; proof of purchase is required. For more information about NPU's EV and charging equipment rebates please see norwichpublicutilities.com.
Content last updated August 3, 2021