Rhode Island Laws and Incentives

Listed below are incentives, laws, and regulations related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles for Rhode Island. Your local Clean Cities and Communities coalition, Ocean State Clean Cities, can provide you with information about grants and other opportunities. You can also access coalition and other agency contact information in the points of contact section.

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Laws and Incentives

Information in this list is updated throughout the year and comprehensively reviewed annually after Rhode Island's legislative session ends.
Last Comprehensive Review: May 2024

State Incentives

Utility/Private Incentives

Laws and Regulations

Expired, Repealed, and Archived Laws and Incentives

View a list of expired, repealed, and archived laws and incentives in Rhode Island.

Points of Contact

Get contact information for Clean Cities and Communities coalitions or agencies that can help you with clean transportation laws, incentives, and funding opportunities in Rhode Island.

Clean Cities and Communities Coalitions

Rhode Island is home to the following coalitions:

Legislative Session Information

The Rhode Island Legislature meets annually from the first Tuesday of January to late June. During the session, the governor must sign or veto legislation within six days after transmittal (except Sundays) or it becomes law without signature. For bills transmitted after session adjournment, the governor must act within 10 days after transmittal or the legislation becomes law without signature.