Tax incentives and/or other incentives for drivers of electric vehicles in Wilmington.
Retail electricity customers with at least one grid-integrated electric vehicle (EV) may qualify to receive kilowatt-hour credits for energy discharged to the grid from the EV's battery at the same rate that the customer pays to charge the battery. A grid-integrated EV is defined as a battery-powered motor vehicle that has the ability for two-way power flow between the vehicle and the electric grid as well as communications hardware and software that allow for external control of battery charging and discharging. (Reference Delaware Code Title 26, Chapter 10, Section 1001 and 1014g)
As part of the Delaware Clean Transportation Incentive Program, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers rebates for new, leased, or converted AFVs. The following rebate amounts are applicable for vehicles purchased between November 1, 2016, and December 31, 2019:
|Qualifying Vehicles||Rebate Amount|
|All-electric vehicle (EV)||$3,500|
|Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV; including vehicles with gasoline range extenders)||$1,500|
|Converted EV and PHEV||$1,500|
|EV or PHEV over $60,000||$1,000|
|Dedicated propane or natural gas vehicle (NGV)||$1,500|
|Bi-fuel propane or NGV||$1,350|
|Dedicated heavy-duty NGV||$20,000|
Eligible applicants include Delaware residents, businesses, organizations, and government entities. Rebate applications must be signed by both the purchaser and a dealer representative. Rebates are limited to six vehicles per fleet and one vehicle per individual. All vehicles purchased through this rebate program must be titled and registered in the state. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including application guidelines and participating dealers, see the Delaware Clean Fuel and Transportation Initiative website.
As part of the Delaware Clean Transportation Incentive Program, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers rebates for new EVSE purchased for use at commercial and residential locations.
Rebate amounts are 50% of the cost of a residential charging station, up to $500, and 75% of the cost of a commercial or workplace charging station, up to $2,500 or $5,000, respectively.
Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Delaware residents, businesses, organizations, and government entities. Rebates are limited to six EVSE per fleet and one EVSE per individual. Additional terms and conditions apply. For more information, including application guidelines, see the Delaware Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Programwebsite.
Delmarva customers are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new BMW i3 or i3s. Rebates are available through July 31, 2018. To receive the rebate, bring the Customer Information Form and a recent Delmarva utility bill to a local dealership.
Delmarva customers and eligible employees can receive a $3,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2018 Nissan LEAF. To receive the rebate, show proof of Delmarva employment or a copy of a Delmarva bill at participating Nissan dealerships with the Nissan LEAF Rebate Flyer. Rebates are available through June 30, 2018.
For more information, visit Delmarva's Electric Vehicles webpage.
PECO provides rebates of $50 to residential customers who purchase a new, qualified PEV. For more information, see the PECO Driver Rebate website.
EZ-EV, an Exelon program, offers discounts for the purchase or lease of select PEVs through participating dealers. For information on discount amounts, eligible makes and models, and availability, see the EZ-EV website.
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