Recent State Updates

Listed below are new and recently updated state laws, incentives, and regulations related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.

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Arizona

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Arizona joined Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

Colorado

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Colorado joined Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

Connecticut

Hydrogen and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate – updated 2/25/2020

The Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program (CHEAPR) offers rebates for the incremental cost of the purchase or lease of a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), all-electric vehicle (EV), or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The manufacturer suggested retail price for eligible vehicles may not exceed $60,000 for FCEV models and $42,000 for EV and PHEV models. Rebates are offered based on battery range in the following amounts:

Vehicle TypeRebate AmountRequired Battery Range
PHEV$500Any PHEV
EV$1,500200 miles or greater
EV$500Less than 200 miles
FCEV$5,000Any FCEV

Rebates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis until funds expire. For more information, see the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection EV Connecticut website.

Delaware

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebates – updated 1/24/2020

As part of the Delaware Clean Transportation Incentive Program, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers rebates for new or leased AFVs. The following rebate amounts are applicable for vehicles purchased or leased between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020:

Qualifying VehiclesRebate Amount
All-electric vehicle (including vehicles with gasoline range extenders)$2,500
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle$1,000
Dedicated propane or natural gas vehicle (NGV)$1,500
Bi-fuel propane or NGV$1,350
Dedicated heavy-duty NGV$20,000

Eligible applicants include Delaware residents, businesses, organizations, and government entities. Rebates are limited to six vehicles per fleet. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including application guidelines and participating dealers, see the DNREC Clean Fuel and Transportation Initiatives website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebates – updated 1/24/2020

As part of the Delaware Clean Transportation Incentive Program, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers rebates for new Level 2 EVSE purchased for use at public, workplace, commercial, and multi-unit dwelling (MUD) locations. Installation, labor, and other costs are not eligible.

Rebates are offered in the following amounts:

Rebate Amount (Maximum: $3,500 single port/$7,000 dual port)Limit per Location
CommercialGovernment and NonprofitCommercialGovernment and Nonprofit
Public Access75%90%6 charging ports6 charging ports
Workplace75%90%6 charging ports6 charging ports
Fleet75%90%6 charging ports10 charging ports
MUD90%90%10 charging ports10 charging ports

Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis for multi-unit dwellings, businesses, organizations, non-profits, government entities, schools, colleges, and universities. Rebates are limited to six EVSE per fleet and one EVSE per individual. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including application guidelines, see the DNREC Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebates website.

Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Rebates – updated 3/20/2020

As part of the Delaware Clean Fuel and Transportation Incentive Program, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) offers rebates of up to $20,000 for new or leased Class 7 or Class 8 dedicated NGVs. Eligible applicants include individuals, businesses, non-profits, or governmental entities located in Delaware or who have an in-state affiliate. Applicants must submit proof of order and proof of payment to receive the rebate; a copy of the lease agreement is required for leased vehicles. Fleets are limited to five rebates per funding cycle. All vehicles purchased through this rebate program must be titled and registered in the state. DNREC will accept applications through December 31, 2020, on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including application instructions and eligibility requirements, see the Delaware Heavy-Duty Vehicle Rebate Program website.

Public Utility Definition – added 2/25/2020

An entity that owns, operates, controls, or manages a facility that supplies electricity to the public exclusively to charge plug-in electric vehicles is not defined as a public utility. (Reference Delaware Public Service Commission 19-0377)

Hawaii

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebates – Hawaii Energy – added 3/23/2020

Hawaii Energy is offering commercial and multifamily dwelling customers rebates to install Level 2 and direct-current fast charging (DCFC) stations. Rebates are available for new or retrofitted EVSE. Rebates are available in the following amounts:

EVSE TypeFirst-Time InstallationsStation Retrofits
Level 2$4,500$3,000
DCFC$35,000$28,000

Rebates are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis while funding lasts. Eligible EVSE must be installed between January 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021. For more information, including program eligibility and requirements, see the Hawaii Energy Electric Vehicle Charging Stations website.

Idaho

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Idaho joined Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

Indiana

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Grant Program – updated 3/9/2020

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) allocates a portion of its designated funds from the Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust for the replacement or repower of eligible on- and off-road vehicles and equipment. Eligible on-road vehicles and equipment include Class 4-8 trucks and Class 4-8 school, shuttle, and public transit buses. Eligible off-road vehicles and equipment include airport ground support equipment, ferries, forklifts, port cargo handling equipment, and freight-switcher locomotives. All vehicles and equipment must be certified or verified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the California Air Resources Board. IDEM will begin accepting proposals for the second round of funding in March 2020 (verified February 2020). Applicants proposing alternative fuel equipment or vehicle projects must identify the availability of fueling infrastructure. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including current requests for proposals, see the IDEM Indiana VW Mitigation Trust Program website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate - Indiana Michigan Power – added 3/9/2020

Indiana Michigan Power offers a time-of-use (TOU) rate to residential customers for PEV. TOU rate off-peak hours are between 9pm and 7am Monday through Friday and all-day Saturday and Sunday. Indiana Michigan Power may require customers to install a metering system that is capable of separately tracking PEV charging. For more information, see the Indiana Michigan Power Rates and Tariffs website.

Maryland

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate Program – updated 1/10/2020

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) offers a rebate to an individual, business, or state or local government entity for the costs of acquiring and installing qualified EVSE. Between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2020, rebates for 40% of the costs of acquiring and installing qualified EVSE, or up to the following amounts:

Qualified EntityAmount
Individual$700
Business or State or Local Government$4,000
Retail Service Station Dealer$5,000

Applicants must demonstrate compliance with state, local, and/or federal law that applies to the installation or operation of qualified EVSE. Other requirements may apply. Total funding for each fiscal year will not exceed $1,200,000. This program will continue to receive rebate applications, however funding for this program is not currently available (verified January 2020). For more information, see MEA's EVSE Rebate Program page.

(Reference Maryland Statutes, Business Regulation Code 10-101, and State Government Code 9-2009)

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – Potomac Edison – added 2/3/2020

Potomac Edison offers residential customers a $300 rebate for the purchase and installation of a qualified Level 2 EVSE through the EV Driven Program. For more information, including eligibility and qualifying EVSE, see the EV Driven website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Charging Rate Incentive – Potomac Edison – added 2/3/2020

Potomac Edison offers customers the opportunity to earn 2 cents per kilowatt-hour when charging with eligible EVSE on weekends and from 11pm to 6am on weekdays through the EV Driven Program. For more information, see the EV Driven website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Multifamily Rebate – Potomac Edison – added 2/3/2020

Potomac Edison offers multifamily property owners a rebate up to $5,000 for the purchase and installation of qualified Level 2 or direct-current fast chargers on their property through the EV Driven Program. For more information, including eligibility and qualifying EVSE, see the EV Driven website.

Massachusetts

Plug-In and Zero Emission Vehicle Rebates – updated 3/6/2020

Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources' Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) Program offers residents rebates of up to $2,500 toward the purchase or lease of eligible battery electric and fuel cell electric vehicles and up to $1,500 for the purchase or lease of eligible plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Vehicle purchase prices must be below $50,000. Residents must submit applications within three months of the vehicle purchase or lease date and must retain ownership of the vehicle for a minimum of 36 months. Only vehicles purchased or leased on or after January 1, 2020 are eligible. For more information, including application and eligibility requirements, visit the MOR-EV website.

Montana

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Montana joined Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

Nevada

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Nevada joined Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

New Jersey

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Grant Program – updated 1/22/2020

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) provides county and municipal government entities with grants up to $4,000 for the purchase of a new PEV. Two PEVs are allowed per applicant and must be purchased between December 1, 2019 and June 1, 2020. NJBPU is accepting applications until April 15, 2020. Funds are awarded on a rolling basis and subject to availability. For more information, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, see the Clean Fleet Electric Vehicle Incentive Program website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Deployment Goals – added 1/22/2020

The State of New Jersey will work to increase the number of PEVs and related infrastructure to meet the following state goals:

  • 10% of new buses purchased by the New Jersey Transit Corporation must be zero emission vehicles (ZEV) by December 31, 2024. Then 50% of new buses must be ZEV by December 31, 2026, and 100% must be ZEV by December 31, 2032.
  • By December 31, 2025, there must be 400 direct-current fast chargers (DCFC) and 1,000 Level 2 EVSE installed and available for public use at minimally 200 locations. 75 locations must include at least two DCFC installed along travel corridors, while 100 locations must include at least two DCFC in community locations. Additionally, 15% of all multi-family residential properties must include EVSE infrastructure and 20% of all franchised overnight lodging must have EVSE available for guests.
  • By December 31, 2035, there will be 2 million registered light-duty PEVs in the state, and 100% of state-owned, non-emergency light-duty vehicles must be PEVs.
  • By December 31, 2040, 85% of all new light-duty vehicles sold in the state will be PEVs.

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) must establish goals for transportation electrification and infrastructure development for medium- and heavy-duty on-road diesel vehicles and charging infrastructure by December 31, 2020.

By July 15, 2020, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will develop and implement a public education program regarding the availability and benefits of PEVs, state PEV goals, and the availability of PEV and EVSE incentives.

The NJDEP and NJBPU must prepare and submit a report to the governor and legislature every five years on the state of the PEV market in New Jersey, progress towards achieving the above goals, barriers to the achievement of the goals, and recommendations for legislative or regulatory action to address barriers. (Reference Senate Bill 2252, 2018)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate Program – added 1/22/2020

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities offers state residents a rebate in the amount of $25 per mile of all-electric range, up to $5,000, to purchase or lease a new PEV with an MSRP of $55,000 or less. Rebates may be limited to one award per person. PEVs must be purchased or leased after January 17, 2020. The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle rebate expires December 31, 2022, and all-electric vehicle rebates expire June 30, 2030. For more information, see New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program Electric Vehicle Incentive Program website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate Program Authorization – added 1/22/2020

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is authorized to establish a residential EVSE incentive program. The maximum incentive an individual may receive for an EVSE installation is $500. (Reference Senate Bill 2252, 2018)

Public Utility Definition – added 1/22/2020

An entity that owns, controls, operates, or manages electric vehicle supply equipment is not defined as a public utility. (Reference Senate Bill 2252, 2018)

Energy Master Plan – added 3/23/2020

New Jersey has developed an Energy Master Plan (EMP) that will guide the State to achieve its goal of electrification of the transportation sector and 100% carbon-neutral electricity generation by 2050. The EMP calls for decarbonization of the transportation sector through:

  • Supporting the deployment of 330,000 light-duty electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025;
  • Deploying electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) throughout the state;
  • Creating incentives for EVSE;
  • Educating consumers and fleet owners on EVs;
  • Transitioning state fleet vehicles to EVs;
  • Partnering with industry to develop incentives for medium- and heavy-duty battery electric or fuel-cell vehicles; and
  • Exploring policies that accelerate the adoption of alternative fuels.

For more information, see the Energy Master Plan website.

New Mexico

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

New Mexico joined Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a Coordination Group composed of senior leadership from each state which meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

Grid Infrastructure Development and Support – added 3/10/2020

The New Mexico Department of Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources will develop a grant program to support grid modernization technologies. Technologies include advanced metering infrastructure, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle charging systems. (Reference House Bill 223, 2020)

New York

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate - PSEG Long Island – updated 2/25/2020

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) Long Island offers a $500 rebate to residential customers who install a smart, Level 2 charger between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and are limited to one rebate per year, per residential account. Rebate applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2020, to be eligible. For more information, including how to apply, see the PSEG Long Island Smart Charger Rebate website.

North Dakota

Alternative Fuel Tax Rates – updated 3/9/2020

An excise tax of $0.23 per gallon is imposed on alternative fuel sales and deliveries, including propane, compressed natural gas (CNG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG). One gallon of special fuel is equal to 120 cubic feet of CNG or 1.7 gallons of LNG. Retailers must obtain a license from the Office of the State Tax Commissioner to sell special fuels. Exceptions may apply. (Reference North Dakota Century Code 57-43.2-02 through 57-43.2-05)

Biofuel Labeling Requirements – updated 3/9/2020

Ethanol and biodiesel fuel retailers must label retail dispensing units with the price, name, and main components of the fuel or fuel blend being sold. The labeling must follow established labeling specifications for petroleum-based fuels. Suppliers of ethanol and biodiesel must provide fuel retailers with an invoice stating the fuel blend. Alcohol fuel blends containing at least 1% of alcohol by volume must also be clearly labeled at the dispenser and on any price advertisements. Biodiesel and biodiesel blends must be identified by the capital letter "B" followed by the numerical value representing the percentage of biodiesel fuel. Additional specifications may apply. (Reference North Dakota Century Code 23.1-13 and 33-34-01)

Experimental Vehicle Definition and Requirements – updated 3/9/2020

A vehicle weighing 6,000 pounds or less that is primarily powered by a source other than a combustion engine may be considered an experimental vehicle. A driver may not operate an experimental vehicle unless it is registered as such with the North Dakota Department of Transportation. An experimental vehicle must be equipped with certain safety features and may not operate on a state highway unless it is accompanied by a chase vehicle following at a safe driving distance. Experimental vehicle owners must pay an annual registration fee of $50 unless owned by a government entity or political subdivision. Additional requirements and restrictions apply. (Reference North Dakota Century Code 39-10.3)

Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Pilot Program – added 3/9/2020

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) will begin an AV pilot program to convert trucks into self-driving vehicles to improve work zone safety through impact protection technology. The pilot vehicle will be deployed in the Fargo area. This program is funded by the Federal Highway Administration’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment program. For more information, see the NDDOT website.

Oregon

Alternative Fuel Technology Weight Exemption – updated 3/9/2020

A vehicle equipped with a fully functional idle reduction system designed to reduce fuel use and emissions from engine idling may exceed the maximum weight limitations by up to 550 pounds (lbs.) to accommodate the added weight of the idle reduction technology. Any natural gas vehicle or plug-in electric vehicle may exceed the limits by up to 2,000 lbs. (Reference Oregon Revised Statutes 818.030)

Pennsylvania

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebate – updated 2/28/2020

The AFV Program offers rebates to assist eligible residents with the incremental cost of the purchase or lease of new AFVs, including all-electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, electric motorcycles, and propane vehicles. Eligible FCEVs must have a total purchase price not exceeding $75,000, and all other eligible AFVs must have a total purchase price not exceeding $50,000. Beginning March 1, 2020, rebates are available in the following amounts:

Vehicle TypeRebate Amount
FCEV$1,000
EV$750
CNG, PHEV, Propane, and Electric Motorcycle$500

An additional rebate of $1,000 is available for all vehicles if an applicant meets 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 will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including forms and detailed requirements and restrictions, see the AFV Rebates website.

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

Utah

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Utah joined Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.

Vermont

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Incentive – updated 2/3/2020

The Vermont Agency of Transportation provides financial incentives to low- and moderate-income residents for the purchase or lease of a new PEV on a first-come, first-served basis. Incentives are available according to the following schedule:

Vehicle TypeIncentive for $96,122 Household Income or LessIncentive for Lower Income Households
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle$1,500$4,000
All-Electric Vehicle$2,500$5,000

For more information, including application and eligibility requirements, visit the Drive Electric Vermont website.

(Reference House Bill 529, 2019)

Virginia

Transit Emissions Reduction Grants – updated 2/28/2020

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation’s (DRPT) Making Efficient + Responsible Investments in Transit (MERIT) program provides funding for capital improvement projects, including the purchase or lease of new plug-in electric or hybrid electric vehicles. Funding amounts vary based on the project type.

In addition, as part of the MERIT program, the Clean Transportation Voucher Program (Program) offers grants of up to 100% of the incremental cost for transit agencies to replace model year 2009 or older Class 7 and Class 8 diesel transit buses with all-electric buses and up to 100% of the purchase cost of associated charging infrastructure. Awards are capped at $500,000 per electric bus, including charging infrastructure. The Program is funded by Virginia's portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust.

For more information, including program guidance and the application, see the DRPT MERIT website and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Volkswagen Settlement Agreements website.

Wisconsin

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate – Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services (PPCS) – updated 2/7/2020

PPCS offers residential customers a $400 rebate to purchase and install an EVSE. The EVSE rebate is available until December 31, 2020 and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, see the PPCS Programs & Rebates website.

Wyoming

Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – updated 2/3/2020

Wyoming joined Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah (Signatory States) in signing the REV West memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor that will make it possible to seamlessly drive an EV across the Signatory States' major transportation corridors.

In 2019, the Signatory States signed a revised REV West MOU to update their EV corridor goals based on progress to date. Signatory States are committed to:
  • Educate consumers and fleet owners to raise EV awareness, reduce range anxiety, and increase EV adoption;
  • Coordinate on EV charging station locations to achieve a consistent user experience across Signatory States;
  • Use and promote the REV West Voluntary Minimum Standards for EV charging stations and explore opportunities for implementing the standards in Signatory States;
  • Identify and develop opportunities to incorporate EV charging stations into planning and development processes such as building codes, metering policies, and renewable energy generation projects;
  • Encourage EV manufacturers to stock and market a wide variety of EVs within the Signatory States;
  • Identify, respond to, and collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the plan; and
  • Support the build-out of direct-current fast charging stations along EV corridors through investments, partnerships, and other mechanisms.
The Signatory States maintain a coordination group composed of senior leadership from each state who meet on a quarterly basis and report on the above actions. For more information, see the REV West website.