Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebates

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Efficiency Maine’s EV Accelerator provides rebates to Maine residents, businesses, government entities, and tribal governments for the purchase or lease of a new EV or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at participating Maine dealerships. Rebate amounts are based on participant type:

Type of Vehicle Individuals, Businesses, Organizations Qualified Low-Income Maine Resident Maine Governmental Entity or Tribal Government Non-Profit Organizations
EV $2,000 $5,500 $7,500 $7,500
PHEV $1,000 $4,000 $2,000 $2,000

Qualified low-income residents are also eligible for a rebate of up to $2,500 for the purchase of a used EV or PHEV. Vehicles must be purchased or leased between December 21, 2020, and August 31, 2022. The program is funded by Maine’s portion of the Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including eligible vehicles and preapproval requirements, see Efficiency Maine’s Electric Vehicle Initiatives website.

(Reference Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A, Section 10126)