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Workplace Charging



Workplace Charging is Important

Workplace Charging in Delaware

About 98 percent of electric vehicle charging is done at home or at work. Whether or not a workplace has a charging station can be a determining factor in an employee’s ability to purchase and commute with an electric car. Providing charging for employees provides several benefits to both employers and employees.

Workplace Charging…

Demonstrates willingness to adopt advanced technologies

 Promotes environmental leadership

 Contributes to LEED (Leadership Energy and Environmental Design) certification

 Helps to double employees’ all electric daily commuting range

 May significantly lower cost of employee’s commute

 Allows for electric fleet vehicles, saving employer work-related transportation costs

Learn more about the benefits of workplace charging.

Become part of the Workplace Charging Campaign

Contact the Division of Energy and Climate to schedule a meeting. Call 302.735.3480 or send an email to DNREC.Transportation@state.de.us.

Staff from the Division of Energy and Climate staff will come to your business and share information on workplace charging.

You can apply for rebates for up to six electric vehicle charging stations.

Sign the Workplace Charging Campaign Pledge and promote workplace charging in your workplace!

Rebates are Available

Delaware-based workplaces (with 15 or more employees) can apply for rebates for up to six charging stations. Rebates are for 75 percent of the cost of the charging station, up to $5,000. Learn more about the rebates and eligibility requirements.

Learn More

Are you interested in learning more about Workplace Charging? The U.S. Department of Energy has released several documents to provide you with information about Workplace Charging:

 ADA Design for Charging Stations: Provides guidance in complying with Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements for workplace charging.

 How much does it cost to install a charging station? Factors to consider when installing workplace charging.

 Outreach Resources for Employees: A collection of resources that provides tools, tips, and networks to support employer efforts to engage electric vehicle drivers.

 Plug-in Electric Vehicle Handbook for Workplace Charging Hosts: An overview of the benefits and challenges of workplace charging.

Workplaces Joining the Campaign

Interested in joining the campaign? Call the Division of Energy and Climate at 302.735.3480 or email DNREC.Transportation@state.de.us.




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