DEEP: EVConnecticut - Incentives



Federal, state and community incentives make electric vehicles and charging stations more affordable than ever. Check this site often for new incentive programs offered by DEEP and others. If you would like an email notification when new incentives become available, please contact and we will add you to our mailing list.

Here are some available incentives that can save you money:


Connecticut Hydrogen & Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate

The Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) offers up to $3,000 towards the purchase or lease of a new clean vehicle. There are over fifteen qualifying vehicles under this rebate. Discover how easy it is to make your new clean vehicle purchase CHEAPR!


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Connecticut Green Bank Smart-E for EV Loans

Connecticut Green Bank, in partnership with select local lenders and car dealerships, offers low-interest financing to help you go electric with your next car. Whether you are looking to save on an EV, improve the comfort of your home, lower your energy costs, or increase your home's value, a Smart-E Loan makes it easy!

Act now and plug-in to savings before these rates drive off!

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Electric Vehicle Charger Incentive Program
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Unfortunately, EVConnecticut is not offering any electric vehicle charging station incentives at this time.

Please sign up for our e-mail list to be notified of future EV charging station incentives.


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Clean Energy Communities
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Cities and towns that have joined the Clean Energy Communities program are eligible to qualify for "Bright Idea Grants" and to earn and redeem their energy efficiency and renewable energy points to help pay for energy projects such as EV charging station equipment.


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Federal Tax Credits
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Electric Vehicles
EVs purchased on or after 2010 may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. Find out more on

EV Charging Stations
Congress retroactively extended the alternative vehicle refueling equipment tax credit through December 31, 2017. For more information about the tax credit please see the US Dept. of Energy website.

Other Incentives
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Energize Connecticut is an initiative dedicated to empowering Connecticut citizens to make smart energy choices, now and in the future. They provide Connecticut consumers, businesses and communities the resources and information they need to make it easy to save energy and build a clean energy future for everyone in the state. The initiative is funded by a charge on customer energy bills.



Content Last Updated: February 21, 2018