Funds Fully Reserved

San Diego County Incentive Project

Presented in partnership with San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD)

Level 2 chargers & DC fast chargers (DCFC)
San Diego County
Level 2 up to $6,000 per Connector, DCFC up to $80,000 per Charger

The San Diego County Incentive Project has made an additional $1.9 million of funding available for Level 2 Chargers.
Applicants on the waitlist should be prepared to move forward with their projects once funding is reserved. Applicants who are no longer interested in receiving incentive funds should reach out to CSE to cancel the application.


Available Funding

Funding is displayed in real time for the San Diego County Incentive Project with a total funding of over $19.7 million across both DC fast chargers and Level 2 chargers.

Provisionally reserved funds represent applications that are currently under review to move to reserved funds.

Project Overview

The San Diego County Incentive Project promotes easy access to zero-emission vehicle infrastructure for the purchase and installation of eligible electric vehicle (EV) chargers in San Diego County – with a total of $21.7 million in available funds over three years.

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APCD

The San Diego County Incentive Project is presented in partnership with San Diego County Air Pollution Control District.

Eligible Rebates for Level 2 Chargers:

Eligible Rebates for Level 2 Chargers Amount per Connector
Base Rebate Up to $4,500, or 75% of project costs, whichever is less
Disadvantaged Community (DAC) or Low-Income Community (LIC) Additional $500
Multi-unit dwelling (MUD) site Additional $1,000

Please note: If the site qualifies as both a DAC and LIC, each Level 2 connector is only eligible for an additional $500.

Eligible Rebates for DC Fast Chargers:

DCFC Power Level General Market Rebate Disadvantaged Community (DAC)/Low-Income Community (LIC) Rebate
50 kW - 99.99 kW Up to $50,000; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less Up to $60,000; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less
100 kW+ Up to $70,000; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less Up to $80,000; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less

A minimum of 25% of funding will be distributed to DAC/LIC applications in San Diego County.

All final rebate amounts are determined by the total eligible project costs. Find out more about eligible site types and eligible rebate amounts for DAC/LIC and non-DAC/LIC applicants in the FAQ section.

You will need the following to begin your application:

  • Authority to apply — All applicants must submit a completed Site Verification Form within five calendar days of applying
  • Installation site address
  • TIN/EIN for recipient of rebate check

Requirements & Additional Information

Eligibility Requirements

Project cost requirements:

  • Design, engineering, and utility service request costs are eligible costs incurred starting August 24, 2020 but are incurred at your own risk prior to the date your funds are reserved (e.g. application may be determined ineligible, or funds may be unavailable at time of application)
  • All other project costs incurred prior to the date your funds are reserved are ineligible
  • Rebates are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis

Applicant requirements:

  • Be a site owner or their authorized agent with a Site Verification Form submitted within five calendar days of application date
  • Be a business, nonprofit organization, California Native American Tribe listed with the Native American Heritage Commission or a public or government entity based in California or operate as a California-based affiliate

Installation site requirements:

DC Fast Chargers

  • Located in San Diego County
  • Chargers are publicly available 24 hours per day, 365 days a year
  • Charger(s) must not be located behind a fence or in a gated parking lot closed to the public after hours
  • Premises must be well-lit, secure, and in compliance with all federal, state and municipal laws, ordinances, rules, codes, standards and regulations
  • Be an eligible site: airport, casino, city/county/privately-owned parking lot or garage, college/university, gas station, grocery store, hospital, hotel, library, public transit hub, restaurant, retail shopping center, sheriff/police station, urban/suburban retail core, or curbside charging
  • All eligible DC fast charger sites are also eligible for Level 2 chargers as part of a combination application

Level 2 Chargers

  • Located in San Diego County
  • Premises must be well-lit, secure, and in compliance with all federal, state and municipal laws, ordinances, rules, codes, standards and regulations
  • Be an eligible site: commercial (public availability), workplace (Public or private parking facilities, but must be shared use parking spaces), multi-unit dwelling (Public or private parking facilities, but must be shared use parking spaces), public facility, or curbside charging

Equipment requirements:

DC Fast Chargers

  • New EV charging equipment
  • Purchased after the application Funds Reserved date
  • Include DCFC dual standard chargers with both CHAdeMO and SAE CCS connector options
  • Networked: Equipment and network must have remote diagnostics and be capable of “remote start.” Must also be capable of usage data collection. Minimum five-year networking agreement (eligible towards total project cost)
  • Capable of 50 kW or greater
  • If payment is required, must accept some form of credit cards and multiple forms of payment
  • Must be approved by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program (NRTL)

Level 2 Chargers

  • New EV charging equipment
  • Purchased after the application Funds Reserved date
  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • Networked: Equipment and network must have remote diagnostics and be capable of “remote start.” Must also be capable of usage data collection. Minimum two-year networking agreement (eligible towards total project cost)
  • Capable of 6.2 kW or greater per connector
  • If payment is required, must accept some form of credit cards and multiple forms of payment
Download
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-san-diego/Implementation-Manual-San-Diego-County.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-san-diego-county/San-Diego-County-Site-Verification-Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP-Eligible-Equipment.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-san-diego-county/San-Diego-County-Sample-Supporting-Documents.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/Low-Carbon-Fuel-Standard-Overview.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Invoice_Template.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_job_site_installation_form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Non_Permanent_Structure_Compliance_Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_extension_policy.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/California_EVCS_Regulations_Guide.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Network_Agreement_Acknowledgment_Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Serial_Number_Form.pdf

Eligible Equipment Costs

Eligible Costs

The following equipment and costs are eligible for rebate funds under a Level 2 or DC fast charger application:

  • Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE)
  • Transformer
  • Electric Panels
  • Energy storage equipment
  • All-inclusive solar EV charging systems
  • Installation costs (labor and materials)
  • Utility service order
  • Planning and engineering design costs
  • Project signage
  • Network agreement with network provider
  • Extended warranties
  • Stub-outs
  • Demand management equipment

Permits as required by authorities having jurisdiction are not eligible costs. Rebate funds do not cover standalone solar panels.

Application Process

Applying is easy - just follow the steps below to apply for your rebate:

DC Fast Chargers or Combination DC Fast Charger/Level 2 Charger

1. Be an eligible applicant with a qualified installation site.

2. Apply online prior to purchasing and installing the EV charger(s) and equipment. Note: design, engineering, and utility service requests costs are eligible (at applicant’s risk) starting August 24, 2020.

3. Upload and submit a completed Site Verification Form within 5 calendar days to avoid application cancellation.

4. We review your application and confirm eligibility. Once your application is qualified, your rebate funds are reserved, and you have 450 calendar days (15 months) to complete your project.

5. Upload and submit required Evidence of Permit submittal or, if upgraded or new utility service is required for the project, Utility Service Design submittal documents within 60 calendar days of the Funds Reserved date to avoid application cancellation.

6. After CSE acceptance of Evidence of Permit submittal or Utility Service Design submittal and within 240 days of Funds Reserved date, you can request a milestone payment. To request a milestone payment, you must submit a permit, signed application and design invoice at a minimum.

If your project is complete and all required documents uploaded, final payment can be issued.

7. Receive your rebate check in the mail within 15 business days for milestone payment of up to 60% of your reserved funds.

8. Submit your remaining installation documents online. We will review and process for final payment if full payment was not previously awarded.

9. Receive your final rebate check in the mail within 15 business days of application approval.

 

Level 2 Charger (only)

1. Be an eligible applicant with a qualified installation site.

2. Apply online prior to purchasing and installing the EV charger(s) and equipment. Note: design, engineering, and utility service requests costs are eligible (at applicant’s risk) starting August 24, 2020.

3. Upload and submit a completed Site Verification Form within 5 calendar days to avoid application cancellation.

4. We review your application and confirm eligibility. Once your application is qualified, your rebate funds are reserved, and you have 270 calendar days (9 months) to complete your project.

5. Upload and submit required Evidence of Permit submittal or, if upgraded or new utility service is required for the project, Utility Service Design submittal documents within 60 calendar days of the Funds Reserved date to avoid application cancellation.

6. Submit your remaining installation documents online for CSE review and processing.

7. Receive your rebate check in the mail within 15 business days of application approval.

Call us at (858) 769-0500 or email sdc-calevip@energycenter.org.

Sacramento County Incentive Project

Presented in partnership with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Level 2 chargers & DC fast chargers (DCFC)
Sacramento County
Level 2 up to $6,500 per Connector, DC Fast Charger up to $80,000 per Charger

TIN caps are waived for this project. Applicant organizations are no longer subject to the previous limit to maximum amount of Project funds reserved on active and on-hold applications. For more information on previous limits, please reference the Implementation Manual.


Available Funding

Funding is displayed in real time for the Sacramento County Incentive Project with a total of $15.5 million across both DC fast chargers and Level 2 chargers.

Provisionally reserved funds represent applications that are currently under review to move to reserved funds. 

Project Overview

The Sacramento County Incentive Project promotes easy access to zero-emission vehicle infrastructure by offering $15.5 million in rebates for the purchase and installation of eligible electric vehicle (EV) chargers in Sacramento County. $7.7 million in rebates is available for Level 2 EV chargers, and $7.8 million is available for DC fast chargers.

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The Sacramento County Incentive Project is presented in partnership with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD).

Eligible rebates for projects in Disadvantaged Communities (DAC) include:

DC Fast Chargers

  • New, stub-out, replacement, or make-ready site: Up to $80,000 per DC fast charger or 80% of total project cost, whichever is less

Level 2 Chargers

  • New, stub-out, replacement, or make-ready site: Up to $5,500 per connector
  • Multi-unit dwelling (MUD): Additional $1,000 per connector

Eligible rebates for projects outside DACs:

DC Fast Chargers

  • New, stub-out, replacement, make-ready site: Up to $70,000 per DC fast charger or 75% of total project cost, whichever is less

Level 2 Chargers

  • New, stub-out, replacement, or make-ready site: Up to $5,000 per connector
  • Multi-unit dwelling (MUD): Additional $1,000 per connector

All final rebate amounts are determined by the total eligible project costs. Find out more about installation site types and eligible rebate amounts for DAC and non-DAC applicants in the FAQ section.

You will need the following to begin your application:

  • Authority to apply — Only property owners or their authorized agents who submit a completed Site Verification Form within 5 days of applying are eligible
  • Installation site address
  • TIN/EIN for recipient of rebate check

Requirements & Additional Information

Eligibility Requirements

Project cost requirements:

  • Design, engineering, and utility service request costs are eligible costs incurred after December 27, 2018 but are incurred at your own risk prior to the date your funds are reserved (e.g. application may be determined ineligible, or funds may be unavailable at time of application)
  • All other project costs incurred prior to the date your funds are reserved are ineligible
  • Rebates are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis

Applicant requirements:

  • Be a site owner or their authorized agent with a Site Verification Form submitted within 5 days of application date
  • Be a business, nonprofit organization, California Native American Tribe listed with the Native American Heritage Commission or a public entity based in California or operate as a California-based affiliate

Installation site requirements:

DC Fast Chargers

  • Located in Sacramento County
  • Charger(s) are publicly available 24 hours per day, 365 days a year
  • Charger(s) must not be located behind a fence or in a gated parking lot closed to the public after hours
  • Premises must be well-lit, secure and in compliance with all federal, state and municipal laws, ordinances, rules, codes, standards and regulations
  • Be an eligible site: urban/suburban retail core, retail shopping center, grocery store, restaurant, gas station, hospital, airport, police or sheriff station, hotel, city/county/privately-owned parking lot or garage, library, casino, or public transit hub
  • All eligible DC fast charger sites are also eligible for Level 2 chargers as part of a combination application

Level 2 Chargers

  • Located in Sacramento County
  • Premises must be well-lit, secure and in compliance with all federal, state and municipal laws, ordinances, rules, codes, standards and regulations
  • Be an eligible site: commercial (public availability), workplace (public or private availability, must be shared use), multi-unit dwelling (public or private availability, must be shared use), public facility, light-duty fleet use (public or private availability, must be shared use), or curbside charging

Equipment requirements:

DC Fast Chargers

  • New EV charging equipment
  • Purchased after the application Funds Reserved date
  • Include DCFC dual standard charging stations with both CHAdeMO and SAE CCS connector options
  • Networked: Equipment and network must have remote diagnostics and be capable of “remote start.” Must also be capable of usage data collection. Minimum 5-year networking agreement (eligible towards total project cost)
  • Capable of 50 kW or greater
  • If payment is required, must accept some form of credit cards and multiple forms of payment
  • Must be approved by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program (NRTL)

Level 2 Chargers

  • New EV charging equipment
  • Purchased after the application Funds Reserved date
  • Networked: Equipment and network must have remote diagnostics and be capable of “remote start.” Must also be capable of usage data collection. Minimum 2-year networking agreement (eligible towards total project cost)
  • Capable of 6.2 kW or greater
  • If payment is required, must accept some form of credit cards and multiple forms of payment
  • Energy Star Certified

Meter requirements:

  • EV chargers must be installed on a dedicated circuit with a submeter box, socket or can. Alternatively, a meter blank on the main panel may be provided for SMUD to install a meter on the circuit to measure electricity delivered to the EV charger.
  • The SMUD meter must only measure electricity for the EV chargers included in the application for this incentive. No other electricity loads can be fed through the EV chargers’ meter.
  • A complete set of meter requirements can be found in the Electric Service Requirements. Failure to meet these requirements will make you ineligible for a rebate.
  • Once your CALeVIP application has been submitted and you’ve received a reservation of funds email, we recommend you submit a single-line diagram to SMUD to streamline installation. To request a free single-line diagram review, please email commercialEV@smud.org.
Download
/sites/default/files/2019-03/implementation-manual-sacramento-county.pdf
/sites/default/files/2019-02/Sacramento-County-Site-Verification-Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Eligible_Equipment.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-sacramento/Sacramento-Sample-Supporting-Documents.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Invoice_Template.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-sacramento/Sacramento-County-SMUD-EV-Meter-Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Non_Permanent_Structure_Compliance_Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_extension_policy.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/California_EVCS_Regulations_Guide.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Network_Agreement_Acknowledgment_Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Serial_Number_Form.pdf

Eligible Equipment Costs

Eligible Costs

The following equipment and costs are eligible for rebate funds under a Level 2 or DC fast charger application in Sacramento County.

  • Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE)
  • Transformer
  • Electric Panels
  • Energy storage equipment
  • All-inclusive solar EV charging systems
  • Installation costs (labor and materials)
  • Utility service order
  • Planning and engineering design costs
  • Project signage
  • Network agreement with network provider
  • Extended warranties
  • Stub-outs
  • Demand management equipment

Permits as required by authorities having jurisdiction are not eligible costs. Rebate funds do not cover standalone solar panels.

Application Process

It’s easy, just follow the steps below to apply for your rebate:

DC Fast Chargers, or Combination DC Fast Charger / Level 2 Charger

be eligible
1. Be an eligible applicant with a qualified installation site.
apply online
2. Apply online prior to purchasing and installing the EV charger(s) and equipment; design, engineering, and utility service requests costs are eligible (at applicant’s risk) after December 27, 2018.
5 days
3. If the organization you applied for is not the property owner, upload the Site Verification Form within 5 days to avoid application cancellation.
450 days
4. We review your application and confirm eligibility. Once your application is qualified, your rebate funds are reserved, and you have 450 days to complete your project.
240 days
5. You can request a milestone payment up to 240 days after your funds are reserved. To request a milestone payment, you must submit a permit, signed application, and design invoice at a minimum. If your project is complete and all required documents uploaded, final payment can be issued.
up to 60%
6. Receive your rebate check in the mail within 15 days for milestone payment of up to 60% of your reserved funds.
7. Submit your remaining installation documents online. We will review and process for final payment if full payment was not previously awarded.
8. Receive your final rebate check in the mail within 15 days.

Level 2 Charger (only)

1. Be an eligible applicant with a qualified installation site.
2. Apply online prior to purchasing and installing the EV charger(s) and equipment; design, engineering, and utility service requests costs are eligible (at applicant’s risk) after December 27, 2018.
3. If the organization you applied for is not the property owner, upload the Site Verification Form within 5 days to avoid application cancellation.
4. We review your application and confirm eligibility. Once your application is qualified, your rebate funds are reserved, and you have 270 days to complete your project.
5. Submit your installation documents online for CSE review and processing.
6. Receive your final rebate check in the mail within 15 days.
Call us at 858-429-5205 or email sacramento-calevip@energycenter.org.

Southern California Incentive Project (SCIP)

Apply to receive a rebate for your next DC fast charger purchase and installation project!

DC fast chargers (DCFC)
Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties
Up to $80,000

The Southern California Incentive Project (SCIP) is no longer accepting applications, but more rebates might be available through CALeVIP. Additional funding opportunities for Level 2 chargers may be available through Communities in Charge, implemented by CALSTART.


Available Funding

Funding is displayed in real time for the four counties within the Southern California Incentive Project with a total funding of $29 million across the four counties shown below.

Provisionally reserved funds represent applications that are currently under review to move to reserved funds.

Project Overview

The Southern California Incentive Project (SCIP) promotes easy access to zero-emission vehicle infrastructure by offering rebates for the purchase and installation of eligible public electric vehicle (EV) chargers in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties – with a total of $29 million in available funds.

Eligible rebates include up to $70,000 per DC fast charger (DCFC) for installations at new sites and sites with stub-outs and up to $40,000 per DC fast charger for installations at replacement and make-ready sites. Installations in designated disadvantaged communities (DACs) are eligible for rebates up to $80,000 per DC fast charger regardless of installation site type.

Final rebate amounts are determined by the total eligible project costs. Rebates for non-DAC applications are calculated up to $70,000 per DCFC or 75% of total project cost, whichever is less. For DAC applications, rebates are calculated up to $80,000 per DCFC or 80% of total project cost, whichever is less.

Find out more about installation site types and eligible rebate amounts for DAC and non-DAC applicants in the SCIP FAQ.

Before you apply, make sure you have the following:

  • Authority to apply - Only property owners or their authorized agents are eligible
  • Installation site address
  • TIN/EIN for recipient of rebate check

Eligibility Requirements

Rebate applications must follow project requirements to qualify.

  1. Apply before incurring any eligible costs that will be included in the total project cost. Expenses incurred prior to your application funds being reserved will not be eligible towards the total project cost.
  2. Apply before available rebate funds are exhausted. (Rebates are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Applicant requirements:

  • Be site owner or have site owner authorization to install
  • Be a business, nonprofit organization, California Native American Tribe listed with the Native American Heritage Commission or a public or government entity
  • Be based in California or have a California-based affiliate

Installation site requirements:

  • Be in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside or San Bernardino county
  • Be a facility where chargers are accessible 24 hours a day, year-round
  • Be an eligible site as defined in the SCIP Implementation Manual

Equipment requirements:

  • Be new, and purchased after the application Funds Reserved date
  • Be DCFC dual standard charging stations with both CHAdeMO and SAE CCS connector options
  • Be on the eligible equipment list or meet the equipment eligibility criteria as defined in the SCIP Implementation Manual
Download
/sites/default/files/2018-08/implementation-manual-scip.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-scip/SCIP-Site-Verification-Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-scip/SCIP-Eligible-Equipment.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip-scip/SCIP-Sample-Supporting-Documents.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Invoice_Template.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_extension_policy.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/California_EVCS_Regulations_Guide.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Network_Agreement_Acknowledgment_Form.pdf
/sites/default/files/docs/calevip/CALeVIP_Serial_Number_Form.pdf

Eligible Costs

The following equipment and costs are eligible for SCIP rebate funds (other related items may qualify).

  • Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE)
    • 50-kW (or greater) dual standard DC fast chargers
    • One Level 2 (L2) charger (equipment only, warranty or network agreements are not eligible costs for L2 EVSE)
  • Installation costs (labor and materials)
  • Utility service order
  • Planning and engineering design costs
  • Project signage
  • Advanced energy storage
  • Network agreement with network provider for the DCFC only
  • Warranty (service and parts) for the DCFC only

Permits as required by authorities having jurisdiction are not eligible costs. Rebate funds do not cover solar panels. Full details on equipment eligibility criteria are in the SCIP Implementation Manual.

Application Process

Follow these easy steps to qualify for a SCIP rebate. Be sure to apply before any costs are incurred for starting an installation, and while funds are available.

1. Be an eligible applicant with a qualified installation site.
2. Apply online prior to purchasing and installing the EV charger(s) and equipment.
3. We review your application and confirm eligibility. Once the application is deemed qualified, your rebate funds are reserved, and you have one year to complete your project.
4. Submit your installation documents, including permit and design invoice at a minimum, and receive a milestone payment eight months after funds are reserved. If your project is completed and all required documents uploaded before eight months, final payment can be issued.
5. Receive your rebate check in the mail within 15 days for milestone payment of up to 60% of your reserved funds.
6. Submit your remaining installation documents online. We will review and process for final payment if full payment was not previously awarded.
7. Receive your final rebate check in the mail within 15 days.
Call us at (858) 429-5177 or email southerncalifornia-calevip@energycenter.org.