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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.

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. For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

How much are the rebates?

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

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

Commercial properties: Each rebate is 75% of the cost of the charging station, up to $2,500.

Workplaces: Each rebate is 75% of the cost of the charging station, up to $5,000. 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

Please note that the applications below apply to any charging equipment purchased on or after July 1, 2018. For charging equipment purchased between November 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018, please see our past programs page.

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 

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.

Application and Required Documents

Complete Electric Vehicle Charging Station 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 (See the W-9 Guide for instructions)

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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