Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebate

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) AFV Program offers rebates to assist eligible residents with the cost of the purchase or lease of new or qualifying pre-owned AFVs, including all-electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, electric motorcycles, and propane vehicles. Applicants must meet income eligibility requirements for the program and eligible AFV purchase price not exceed $50,000. Rebates are available in the following amounts:

Vehicle Type Rebate Amount
EV (new or pre-owned) $2,000
PHEV (new or pre-owned) $1,500
CNG, Propane, and Electric Motorcycle (new or pre-owned) $500

An additional rebate of $1,000 is available for all applicants that meet the low-income requirement, as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Applications much be received within six months of vehicle purchase. Rebates are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including forms and detailed requirements and restrictions, see the DEP AFV Rebates website.

(Reference Title 73 Pennsylvania Statutes, Chapter 18E, Section 1647.3)

Point of Contact
Joshua Dziubek
Energy Program Specialist
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Energy Programs Office
Phone: (717) 705-0374

Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania

Type: State Incentives

Enacted: Jan 1, 2004

Amended: Jul 10, 2008

Technologies: EVs, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Natural Gas, PHEVs, Propane (LPG)

See all Pennsylvania Laws and Incentives.