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Tax incentives and/or other incentives for drivers of electric vehicles in NC.
Qualified plug-in electric vehicles, dedicated natural gas vehicles, and fuel cell electric vehicles may use North Carolina HOV lanes, regardless of the number of occupants. This exemption expires September 30, 2025. (Reference North Carolina General Statutes 20-4.01 and 20-146.2)
Qualified PEVs and FCEVs are exempt from state emissions inspection requirements. Other restrictions may apply. (Reference North Carolina General Statutes 20-4.01 and 20-183.2)
A PEV is defined as a vehicle that:
The owner of an EV that is exclusively powered by electricity must pay a fee of $130 in addition to any other required registration fees at the time of initial registration and annual registration renewal. (Reference North Carolina General Statutes 20-87)
Randolph EMC's Electric Vehicle Utility Program (REVUP) offers rebates for residential customers of $500 towards the purchase of residential Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). To qualify, residents must be a registered owner of an electric vehicle (EV), purchase and install a Wi-Fi connected Level 2 EVSE, and agree to share the data collected by the EVSE. Rebates are available to the first 25 applicants. REVUP also offers residents an EV time-of-use (TOU) rate. For more information, see the REVUP website.
Cape Hatteras Electric Co-Op (CHEC) offers a bill credit of $100 to residential customers who install a Level 2 EVSE. For more information, including how to apply, see the CHEC Electric Vehicles website.
Cape Hatteras Electric Co-Op (CHEC) offers time-of-use (TOU) electricity rates to residential customers with a PEV. For more information, see the CHEC Electric Vehicles website.