Utility Incentives

EV owner incentives can come from two basic sources – governments or electric utilities.  Utilities generally offer two different types of incentives:

  • Reduced energy rates for charging your electric vehicle
  • Rebates for purchasing and installing Level 2 home charging equipment

 

Illinois

Illinois Electric Cooperative, PEV Financing & Reduced Energy Rate

  • Description: Cooperative (Co-op) members are eligible for loan financing at 0.5% for 60 months or the purchase of new PEVs. Members must apply and be approved for financing before purchase. The Co-op also offers a PEV time-of-use electricity rate for residential customers who own PEV. The PEV rate is optional and does require installation of a separate meter.
  • Expiration: None announced.
  • Contact: PEV Financing & Charging; (217) 742-3128

 

Indiana

Indianapolis Power and Light (IPL), Reduced Energy Rate

  • Description: The IPL offers special PEV charging rates, including year-round time-of-use based options, for residential and fleet customers who own a licensed PEV. Customers who are considering purchasing Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment should contact IPL to discuss the benefits and requirements of participating in the program
  • Expiration: None announced.
  • Contact: PEV Charging Rates; (317) 261-5178; vehicle@aes.com

 

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), Rebate & Reduced Energy Rate

  • Description: NIPSCO’s IN-Charge At Home Electric Vehicle Program offers a credit of up to $1,650 to purchase and install a residential electric vehicle charging station, as well as free plug-in electric vehicle charging during off-peak hours for those enrolled in the Program. Customers will receive a free meter specifically dedicated to the charging station.
  • Expiration: First-come first-serve until January 31, 2017.
  • Contact: IN-Charge at Home; (855) 500-6477

 

Michigan

Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL), Rebate & Reduced Energy Rate

  • Benefit: BWL offers a reimbursement of up to $1,000 for the purchase and installation of in-home Level 2 EV charging equipment. They also offer a reduced rate for in-home EV charging.
  • Expiration: Rebate limited to first 10 participants from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016
  • Contact: PEV Incentive Program; (517) 702-6006

Consumers Energy, Reduced Energy Rate

  • Benefit: Consumers Energy offers a reduced rate for in-home EV charging during off-peak electricity demand hours (e.g., middle of the night).
  • Expiration: None announced.
  • Contact: PEV Charging Rates; (877) 904-9246

DTE Energy, Reduced Energy Rate

  • Benefit: DTE Energy offers a reduced rate for in-home EV charging during off-peak electricity demand hours (e.g., middle of the night).
  • Expiration: None offered.
  • Contact: pev@dteenergy.com

 

Minnesota

Dakota Electric Association, Reduced Energy Rate

  • Benefit: Dakota Electric offers a reduced rate for in-home EV charging during off-peak electricity demand hours (e.g., middle of the night).
  • Expiration: None announced.
  • Contact: Charge Wise; (651) 463-6243

Connexus Energy, Renewable Energy Offset & Reduced Energy Rate

  • Benefit: Dakota Electric offers customers the opportunity to power their EV with 100% renewable wind energy. They also offer a reduced rate for in-home EV charging during off-peak electricity demand hours (e.g., middle of the night).
  • Expiration: None announced.
  • Contact: Revolt; (763) 323-2648

 

Wisconsin

Alliant Energy Corp, Level 2 EV Charger Rebate

  • Benefit: $500 rebate if you purchase and install a Level 2 home charging station for your EV
  • Expiration: Charger must be purchased and installed between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017.
  • Contact: Alliant
 

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