About EVs

Automobile owners are going electric

Your neighbors agree: EVs are a convenient, affordable, and clean alternative to gas vehicles. Check out the resources below to learn more about why automobile owners are 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, you can save thousands more immediately at the time of purchase.

Freedom to roam

A fully charged EV battery can last up to 300 miles. 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.

Maximize your incentives with these additional programs 

In combination with Peninsula Clean Energy’s rebate, income-qualified residents may also qualify for additional incentives from regional and state programs:

ProgramEV incentive amountAdditional info
Used Clean Vehicle CreditUp to $4,000

For income-qualifying residents. Can be redeemed instantly at the time of purchase from a dealership.  

Vehicle MSRP may not exceed $25,000.

PG&E Pre-Owned EV RebateUp to $4,000

A base rebate is open to all residents, regardless of income level. Income-qualifying residents may receive a higher amount. 

Applicants must be submitted after purchase occurs.

Clean Cars for AllUp to $12,000

Grants for income-qualified Bay Area residents to retire their older car and replace it with a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery, or hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, or a pre-paid card to use for public transit and purchase e-bikes.

Applicants must be submitted before purchase occurs.

“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