About EVs: Savings & rebates
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.
Federal and state incentives and rebates
Check out these additional federal and state incentives and rebates for making the EV switch:
|Program||EVs Incentive Amount||New or used||Additional Information|
|Federal Tax Credit||$0 - $7,500||New only||Incentive based on battery capacity, vehicle make/model, and tax liability. Purchase only. Click here to see incentive amount according to vehicle.|
|Clean Vehicle Rebate Project||$1,000 - $4,500||New only||Rebate based on vehicle type ($1,000 plug-in hybrid and $2,000 all-electric). Has an income cap & increased rebate (+$2,500) for low income households. Purchase or lease. California wide program.|
|Clean Fuel Reward||$1,500||New only||Purchase or lease. Application is not required, incentive provided through participating dealerships at point of sale.|
|Peninsula Clean Energy Used EV Rebate||$700 - $4,000||Used only||Low and moderate income. Purchase only. San Mateo County only.|
|Driving Clean Assistance Program||$4,500-$5,500||New and used||Low and moderate income only. Purchase only. Offers financing assistance. Bay Area only.|
|Clean Cars for All||$5,500 - $9,500||New and used||Low and moderate income only. Scrap & replace program; must retire a vehicle 2005 or older to qualify. Bay Area only.|
|Clean Vehicle Assistance Program (currently closed)||$4,500 - $5,000||New and used||Low to moderate income only. Purchase
only. Offers financing assistance. California wide program.
|Clean Air Vehicle Decal Program||N/A||New and some used||Issues HOV decals allowing EVs to drive in the carpool lane with a single passenger. All new EVs are eligible; used EVs eligibility is income-based.|
EV Ready: 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.