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Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebates



We offer rebates to lower the cost of electric vehicle charging stations that can be installed at your home, at your workplace, outside your businesses, and in other public places. The Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program provides rebates for Level 2 electric vehicle charging equipment.

Electric Vehicle Charging StationThis program is part of Delaware’s commitment to innovation in the transportation sector, reducing greenhouse gases, and improving Delaware’s air quality. It supports the Delaware Clean Vehicle Rebate program, which provides rebates for electric, propane, and natural gasoline vehicles.

For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions.

How much are the rebates?

Residential properties: The rebate is 50% of the cost of the charging station, up to $500. Limit 1 rebate per individual.

Commercial properties: Each rebate is 75% of the cost of the charging station, up to $2,500. Each business may apply for up to 6 rebates.

Workplaces: Each rebate is 75% of the cost of the charging station, up to $5,000. Each workplace may apply for up to 6 rebates. Under this program, a workplace is defined as an employer with 15 or more employees in a non-residential place of business. The US Department of Energy offers guidance on deciding whether a workplace charging station is right for your business.

How to Apply

Before applying, please review the Rebate Program Description and Guidance, including eligibility requirements. Then, download and complete the appropriate application (PDF) for your project.

 Residential Properties  Commercial Properties  Workplaces 

Required Documents

A complete Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment application

Proof of residency or operation in Delaware (driver’s license, military proof of service letter, or business license)

A copy of the sales slip for the charging station

An online W-9 form from the Division of Accounting

Submit all required documents (except the W-9 form, which must be submitted online) to the Delaware Division of Energy and Climate. Documents can be sent via email (DNREC.Transportation@state.de.us) or by US mail (100 W. Water Street, Suite 5A, Dover, DE 19904).

Applications must be signed by the purchaser. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all documentation is complete.

About Taxes

In order to receive a rebate, applicants must submit a Delaware W-9 form. The W-9 form must be submitted online. Any W-9 forms submitted with an application will be shredded immediately. Applications will not be processed without this documentation.

Rebates may be considered taxable income by the IRS. Please consult your tax professional.

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