Tax incentives and/or other incentives for drivers of electric vehicles in Belfast.
An insurer may credit or refund any portion of the premium charged for an insurance policy on a clean fuel vehicle in order to encourage its policyholders to use clean fuel vehicles, as long as insurance premiums on other vehicles are not increased to fund these credits or refunds. Clean fuels include, but are not limited to, natural gas, propane, hydrogen, alcohol fuels containing not less than 85% alcohol by volume, and electricity. (Reference Maine Revised Statutes Title 10, Sections 963-A, and Title 24-A, Section 2303-B)
Efficiency Maine’ EV Accelerator provides rebates to Maine residents, businesses, government entities, and tribal governments for the purchase or lease of a qualified battery electric vehicle (BEV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at participating Maine dealerships. Rebates are offered based on participant type for vehicles purchased or leased between August 29, 2019 to December 21, 2021:
|Type of Vehicle||Individuals, Businesses, Organizations||Qualified Low-Income Maine Resident||Maine Governmental Entity or Tribal Government|
|Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)||$2,000||$3,000||$7,500|
|Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)||$1,000||$1,500||$2,000|
The program is funded by Maine’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including eligible vehicles and preapproval requirements, see Efficiency Maine’s EV Accelerator website.(Reference House Paper 442, 2019)
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