About EVs

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.

Save money now and every day

Available rebates and incentives

When you make the smart economic choice to go electric, you won’t have to waste another dollar at the gas station. In fact, according to Consumer Reports, EVs save drivers an average of $6,000–$10,000 on fuel and maintenance costs over the vehicle’s lifetime. And now, thanks to a variety of rebate opportunities, drivers in San Mateo County can save thousands more immediately at the time of purchase.

Freedom to roam

A fully charged EV battery can last up to 200 miles—that’s more than six times the daily mileage required by the average commuter in San Mateo County. Whether you’re commuting daily or setting out on a weekend adventure, EVs can conveniently meet your needs—without the emissions. Learn everything you need to know about charging your EV.

We’ve made it easy to go electric

Whether you’re a new EV owner or considering the switch to EVs, you can take advantage of this vetted collection of resources, including a savings calculator, a charging station map, and buyer’s guides from local non-profits. View helpful EV resources.

“It feels good to not have to worry about gas anymore. My EV helps the environment and my pocketbook. I don’t have to continually pay for gas, and I don’t have to worry about mechanical issues like I did with my old car. Plus, I’m setting a good example for my daughter.”
– Ana Barajas Santiago, San Mateo County resident