Additional Incentives for Low-income Households
Financing for Low-Income Households
Example EV Purchase Prices After Discounts and Incentives
Rebates and Incentives for Purchasing a Charger
- Clean Cars for All: Receive a rebate of $2,000 when you purchase a BEV through the Clean Cars for All program.
- Clean Vehicle Assistance Program: If you purchase a battery or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle through the Clean Vehicle Assistance Program grant, you are eligible to receive a free Level 2 charging station installed in your home.
- Tax Credit: If you installed, or plan to install, an EV home charger between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2020, you can take 30% off the cost of purchasing and installing the charger (up to $1000) by claiming a federal tax credit.
For Property Managers, Businesses, and Non-profits
- California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP): SJCE is partnering with the California Energy Commission (CEC) to fund an incentive project for the installation of DC fast charging and Level 2 ports in public, workplace, and multi-family housing locations. The CEC currently proposes to allocate $10 million for San José, with SJCE matching $4 million, for a total of up to $14 million to be disbursed over the next two to four years.
The incentive project will launch in fall 2020. Businesses, non-profits, and public agencies would apply for the funding, install the charging station(s), and then receive a rebate for a portion of the costs according to project guidelines. Learn more and check back in summer 2020 for updates.
- Fleet Ready: Receive support to install charging infrastructure for fleet vehicles.
A permit from the City of San José is need to install a Level 2 charging station in a single-family home. Note: only Level 2 chargers require a permit. Learn more about permitting.