About EVs: Charging 101
San Mateo County is going electric
Your neighbors across San Mateo County agree: EVs are a convenient, affordable, and clean alternative to gas vehicles. Check out the resources below to learn more about why San Mateo County is embracing an electric future.
Charge at home or on the go
A direct-current (DC) charging station is fastest
Full charge ahead for local businesses
EV Ready is a $28 million electric vehicle charging infrastructure program targeting 3,500 charging ports installed in San Mateo County a public parking facilities, workplaces, apartments, and condos. Learn how workplaces, condo, and apartment complexes can receive free technical assistance to help design your project and generous incentives.
Pay less to charge your EV
To make EV ownership even more beneficial for residents of San Mateo County, Peninsula Clean Energy offers electricity at a lower rate than PG&E—and electricity from Peninsula Clean Energy is 100% carbon-free!
To save even more, PG&E offers two EV rate plans for residential customers:
- Combine your vehicle’s electricity costs with those of your residence.
- Install another meter that separates your vehicle’s electricity costs from those of your home.