Municipal Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) and Infrastructure Rebates

Archived: 03/31/2017

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) administers the Municipal ZEV and Infrastructure Rebate Program (Program). Municipalities may apply for rebates for the purchase or lease of eligible plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, all-electric vehicles, and fuel cell vehicles, and the installation of public electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) or hydrogen fueling infrastructure. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis through March 31, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. To be eligible for funding, municipalities must purchase or lease vehicles on or after April 1, 2016, and must match 20% of the funds for EVSE and hydrogen fueling infrastructure. Rebates are available as follows:


Required All-Electric RangeRebate Amount for VehicleMaximum Rebate Amount per Municipality
10-50 miles$2,500$375,000
At least 50 miles$2,500$375,000

ZEV Infrastructure

Rebate Amount per FacilityMaximum Rebate Amount per Municipality
EVSEUp to $250,000$625,000
HydrogenUp to $250,000$750,000

Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, see the Program website.