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Air District and Utility EV Rebates

Take advantage of every opportunity to save when you go electric

EVs are eligible for incentives beyond CVRP and federal tax credit

Your local air district1 or electrical utility may provide further resources to maximize your savings when you switch to an EV. These include rebates for purchases or leases and incentives for installing Level 2 home charging stations.

In addition, many utilities offer special reduced time-of-use (TOU) rates for home EV charging when electrical grid demand is low. Learn more by contacting your local utility.

Following is a list of California air districts and utilities that offer rebates for new and used EVs and home charging stations. The rebate amounts listed below are the maximum an applicant could receive. Visit the program website to check eligibility.

New Electric Vehicle Rebates

Utility/Air District

Program Name

Maximum Rebate Amount

Alameda Municipal Power Electric Vehicle Discount $15/month
Antelope Valley AQMD Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program $1,000
Eastern Kern APCD Vehicle Voucher $3,000
El Dorado AQMD Drive Clean! Incentive $1,000
Marin Clean Energy MCEv Rebate $3,500
Pacific Gas & Electric Clean Fuel Rebate $800
Pasadena Water and Power PWP Electric Vehicle Incentive $750
Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative PRSREC Electric Vehicle Rebate $500
Riverside Public Utilities Department Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate $500
Redding Electric Utility Residential EV Rebate Program $1,000
Roseville Electric Electric Vehicle Rebate $300
Sacramento Municipal Utility District EV Incentive $599
San Diego Gas & Electric EV Climate Credit $200
San Joaquin Valley APCD Drive Clean! Rebate Program $3,000
Southern California Edison Clean Fuel Reward Program $1,000

Used Electric Vehicle Rebates

Utility/Air District

Program Name

Maximum Rebate Amount

Alameda Municipal Power Electric Vehicle Discount $15/month
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Charge Up LA! $450
Pacific Gas & Electric Clean Fuel Rebate $800
Pasadena Water and Power PWP Electric Vehicle Incentive $750
San Diego Gas & Electric EV Climate Credit $200
Marin Clean Energy MCEv Rebate $3,500
Southern California Edison Clean Fuel Reward Program $1,000

Electric Vehicle Home Charging Rebates

Utility/Air District

Program Name

Maximum Rebate Amount

Alameda Municipal Power Level 2 EV Charger Rebate $500
Anaheim Public Utilities Plug‐In Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate $500
Azusa Light and Water EV Charger Rebate $150
Burbank Water and Power EV Charger Rebate $500
Colton Electric Utility EV Charger Rebate $500
Island Energy Plug-In Electric Vehicle Rebate Program $750
Glendale Water and Power Charging Station Rebate $500
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Charge Up LA! $500
Pasadena Water and Power Residential Charger Incentive $600
Redding Electric Utility Residential EV Rebate Program $500
Roseville Electric Level 2 EV Charger Rebate $500
Sacramento Municipal Utility District EV Incentive Free L2 Charger
Sonoma Clean Power GridSavvy Free L2 Charger
South Coast AQMD Residential EV Charging Incentive Pilot Program $500
Southern California Edison Charge Ready Home Installation Rebate $500
Truckee Donner Public Utilities District Residential EV Charger Rebate $500

Regional Vehicle Replacement Programs

Air District

Program Name

Maximum Rebate Amount

Antelope Valley AQMP Old Car Buyback and Scrap Program $1,000
Mojave Desert AQMD Old Car Buy Back Program $1,000
San Joaquin Valley APCD Valley Air District Replace Program $9,500
San Luis Obispo APCD Old Car Buy Back Program $1,000
Santa Barbara County APCD Old Car Buy Back Program $1,000
South Coast AQMD Replace Your Ride $9,500
Ventura County APCD Old Car Buy Back Program $1,000

1Air districts refer to county or regional agencies throughout California that have primary responsibility for controlling air pollution from stationary sources and administer various air pollution-related rebate programs and initiatives. California has 23 Air Pollution Control Districts (APCDs) and 12 Air Quality Management Districts (AQMDs).