Public Utility Electric Vehicle (EV) Off-Peak Rebate Proposal Requirements

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By February 11, 2023, public electric utilities must submit proposals to offer rebates to customers that charge their EVs during off-peak hours to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU). Proposed rebate amounts must be based on the following:

  • Avoided energy, capacity, transmission, and distribution costs;
  • Improved grid reliability;
  • Demand-induced price reduction effects; and,
  • Avoided greenhouse gas emissions and public health benefits.

DPU must review and approve rebate proposals by June 30, 2023.

(Reference House Bill 5060, 2022)