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