Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate Program

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) offers a rebate for the new installation or upgrade of a Level 2 EVSE or direct-current fast charging (DCFC) EVSE. Rebates are awarded in the following amounts:

Project TypeCharger TypeMaximum Reimbursement
New InstallationLevel 2$4,500
New InstallationDCFC$35,000
UpgradeLevel 2$3,000
UpgradeDCFC$28,000

Eligible applicants include individuals, non-profits, private businesses, and government entities. Priority will be given to applicants with EVSEs that are publicly available, serve multiple individuals, or service electric vehicle fleets. Only EVSE installed or upgraded after December 31, 2019 are eligible. The PUC may award up to $500,000 in rebates annually.

(Reference House Bill 1585, 2019, and Hawaii Revised Statutes 269)