EV Ready Program Incentives

Your site may qualify for one or more incentives from different programs. The technical assistance process will provide more detail on incentive levels and site eligibility to maximize the amount of incentive your project could receive. Apply for technical assistance below:

EV READY PORTAL

If you are workplace location interested in installing Level 2 ports, the California Electric Vehicle Incentive Project will likely be the best incentive program for your project (see CALeVIP Peninsula-Silicon Valley Project below).

Questions? Please call us at (650) 449-8561 or email us at PCE-EVReady@clearesult.com.

Peninsula Clean Energy EV Charger Incentives

Peninsula Clean Energy offers incentives for multi-unit dwellings, affordable housing projects, public agencies, and workplaces for Level 1 and Level 2 charging.  Learn more about which type of EV charger is best for your property at About EV Charging.

Eligibility: To determine if your site is eligible for incentives please review the Peninsula Clean Energy EV Charger Incentives Program Standards and Requirements.

EV Ready incentives by property and charger type

Property Category Property Type Port Type Port Incentive Applicable Cap1
Existing building Multi-Unit Dwelling L1 outlet $2,000 No cap
L2 EVSE port $5,500 Up to 75% of project cost, maximum $44,000 per property
Main Panel Upgrade5 $4,000 Up to $4,000 per property
Affordable Housing Multi-Unit Dwelling L1 outlet $2,500 No cap
L2 EVSE port $5,500 Up to $44,000 per property
Main Panel Upgrade5 $4,000 Up to $4,000 per property
Workplace3 L1 outlet $2,000 No cap
Any Make Ready circuit2 $2,000 Up to $20,000 per property
New construction Market Rate Multi-Unit Dwelling (Above Code4) L1 outlet $1,000 No cap
L2 EVSE port $2,000 Up to $40,000 per property
Affordable Housing Multi-Unit Dwelling L1 outlet $1,500 No cap
L2 EVSE port $2,500 Up to $100,000 per property
Public Agency L1 outlet $1,000 No cap
L2 EVSE port $2,000 Up to $250,000 per property
New or Existing Any Resilient L2 or DCFC port $10,000 Up to $50,000 per property

1Maximum incentive award is up to 100% of project cost – maximum port incentive or applicable cost, which ever is less, unless otherwise stated
2Dedicated public or private fleets are not eligible
3Can only be combined with L2 incentives from other programs once the project reaches the incentive cap limit for the other programs
4Market rate above code incentive covers voluntary and surplus charging stations from those required to be installed by a regulation, local ordinance, building code, or other legal obligations
5Must install four or more ports to be eligible for the main panel upgrade incentive

If you are ready to apply for project incentives, please complete the EV Charger Incentive Application:

EV Charger incentive application

CALeVIP Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project

The California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP) is a state-funded electric vehicle structure project which implements incentive programs across California, including the Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project. The Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project offers $20 million in project incentives for Level 2 and Direct Current (DC) fast charging in San Mateo County. 

Level 2 Chargers

Eligible Incentives for Level 2 Chargers Amount per Connector
Base Incentive Up to $4,500 per connector, 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

DC Fast Chargers

DC Fast Charging Power Level General Market Incentive Disadvantaged Community/Low-Income Incentive
50 kW – 99.99 kW Up to $50K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less Up to $60K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less
100 kW+ Up to $70K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less Up to $80K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less

How do I apply for the Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project?

Applications for the Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project will open on December 16, 2020. If you are interested in applying for incentives and need assistance planning your EV charging project to maximize the incentives you may be eligible for, please sign up for free technical assistance below. Learn more about the Peninsula-Silicon Valley Project.

EV CUSTOMER PORTAL

For assistance, contact our partner CLEAResult:

Tel: (650) 449-8561

Email: PCE-EVReady@clearesult.com

Program resources

Application documents