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Tax incentives and/or other incentives for drivers of electric vehicles in IA.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (Department) may award demonstration grants to individuals who purchase vehicles that operate on alternative fuels, including but not limited to E85, biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electricity, solar energy, or hydrogen. Individuals may use the grants to conduct research connected with the fuel or vehicle. Grant funding to purchase the vehicle is available if the Department retains the title of the vehicle, the vehicle is used for research, and the proceeds from the eventual sale of the vehicle are used for additional research. Grants are subject to funding availability. (Reference Iowa Code 214A.19)
Alternative fuels used as vehicle fuel are taxed as follows:
Alliant Energy offers rebates to residential customers who purchase and install Level 2 EVSE. The rebate is $250 for non-networked EVSE and $500 for networked EVSE. Eligible EVSE must be purchased and installed between January 1 and December 31, 2020. For more information, including how to apply and funding availability, see the Alliant Energy Electric Vehicle Chargers website.
PEV owners must pay an annual fee in addition to standard registration fees. All-electric vehicle (EV) owners must pay an annual fee of $65 and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) owners must pay an annual fee of $32.50. Fees will increase through 2022 as follows:
|January 1, 2020||$65||$32.50|
|January 1, 2021||$97.50||$48.75|
|January 1, 2022||$130||$65|
(Reference Iowa Code 321.116)
MidAmerican Energy offers residential customers a $500 rebate for the purchase of a new EV. Eligible vehicles must be purchased or leased after January 1, 2020. For more information, including eligibility and funding availability, see the MidAmerican Energy website.