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Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebates



DNREC offers rebates to lower the cost of electric vehicle charging stations that can be installed at your workplace, outside your businesses and in other public places.

This 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.

How much are the rebates?

The Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program provides rebates for Level 2 electric vehicle charging equipment.

For commercial Public Access, Workplace and Fleet stations, the rebate is 75% of the cost up to a maximum $3,500 for a single port station and $7,000 for a dual port station. For government and nonprofit Public Access, Workplace and Fleet stations, the rebate amount is 90% of the cost up to a maximum of $3,500 for a single port station and $7,000 for a dual port station.

Rebates for Multi-family commercial, government or nonprofit stations cover 90% of the cost up to $3,500 for a single port station or $7,000 for a dual port station.

The limit per location for commercial, government or nonprofit Public Access and Workplace stations is 6 charging ports.

The limit per location for commercial fleet stations is six charging ports and for government or nonprofit fleet stations is 10 charging ports.

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The limit for commercial, government or nonprofit Multi-family stations is 10 charging ports.

Click here for information on program details from previous years.

Definitions

Public Access: Charging stations that are open to the public, such as retail centers, park and rides, hospitals, schools and universities, downtown areas, parking garages, hotels, parks and destinations and attractions.

Workplace: Employers in a non-residential place of business.

Fleet: Charging stations for fleet vehicles only and not available to the public.

Multi-family: Properties with four or more residential units, such as condos, apartments and townhomes.

How to Apply

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

Submit all required documents (except the eSupplier registration, which must be completed online) to the Delaware Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy. Documents can be sent via email (DNREC.Transportation@delaware.gov) or by US mail (100 W. Water Street, Dover, DE 19904).

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

Application and Required Documents

Complete Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate Application

Proof of operation in Delaware (business license or tax exempt status)

A copy of the sales slip for the charging station

Applicants must register as an eSupplier with the Delaware Division of Accounting

About Taxes

This rebate may be considered taxable income by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and the Delaware
Department of Revenue. It shall be the sole responsibility of the recipient, individually, to seek
professional advice and determine the tax consequences of this rebate.

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