Used Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

For income-qualified residents

Income-qualified residents may be eligible for an increased rebate.

To qualify, either show proof of participation in an eligible program, or proof of qualifying household income as shown in the table below.

  1. Clean Cars for All
  2. Clean Vehicle Assistance Program
  3. Driving Clean Assistance Program
  4. Clipper START
  5. Residency in Affordable Housing, Public Housing, or Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
  6. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  7. CalFresh/SNAP (Food Stamps)
  8. Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  9. CalWORKs (TANF) or Tribal TAN
  10. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  11. Free or Reduced National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  12. Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)
Number of People*
Maximum Annual Income**
*Count only yourself plus any spouse and/or dependents you have ** Adjusted gross income for your household; calculations based on 400% of the Federal Poverty Level

Maximize your rebates with these additional programs

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

ProgramEVs Incentive AmountNew or usedAdditional Information
Peninsula Clean Energy Used EV Rebate$700 – $4,000Used onlyPurchase only. San Mateo County and Los Banos.
PG&E Used EV Rebate$1,000 – $4,000Used onlyOpen to all PG&E customers with an active residential Electric Service Agreement.
Federal Tax Credit$0 – $7,500New onlyIncentive based on battery capacity, vehicle make/model, and tax liability. Purchase only. Click here to see incentive amount according to vehicle.
Clean Cars for All $2,000 – $9,500New and usedGrants 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
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (currently closed)$750(motorcycle), $1,000 -$7,500New onlyThe Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) promotes clean vehicle adoption in California by offering rebates from $1,000 to $7,500 for the purchase or lease of new, eligible zero-emission vehicles, including electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles.
Driving Clean Assistance Program (currently closed)Closed

If you are an income-qualified resident and have questions, you can set up a 30 minute appointment here
  • The Peninsula Clean Energy rebate is $3,700 for a plug-in hybrid EV or $4,000 for a battery EV