Considering an EV? We’ve got MORE answers to your questions!

Jul 20, 2016

In our last post we let you in on the top three questions asked by most prospective EV owners. Having insight to the most popular questions may help with your purchasing decision – so here are three more to consider when you’re looking to buy an EV.

Attention all Washington State Residents - You can Save up to $10,000 on a New EV!

May 23, 2016

Calling all residents of Washington…the Evergreen State has good news for you. If you’re considering purchasing a new EV this summer - you’re in luck.

Introducing Deep Savings on EV Chargers – Hop to it!

Mar 17, 2016

Spring is in the air which means it’s the season for EV shopping. If you’re planning to be among the many proud new EV owners this spring, then we have good news for you: for a limited time, we’re offering our EVSE-RS charging stations at their lowest prices ever.

 

Whether you choose the 15ft, 25ft or plug-in version, our charging stations let you fully charge up in just a few hours – that’s five times faster than the cordset that comes with your car. The options are endless: Get a good night’s sleep, spend quality time with your family, enjoy a good meal – just think of all the things you can do with the time you’ll be saving.

Uncle Sam Wants to Give You a Tax Credit for Your EV Charger!

Feb 18, 2016

Your eyes do not deceive you – if you installed an EV charger in 2015 or plan to do so this year, the government will give you a tax credit. It’s something to smile about this tax season.

 

We’ve told you all about the benefits of Leveling Up and explained how easy it is to kick your charging up a notch right in your own garage.  If you needed more incentives (see what we did there?) – we have one for you. Now, in addition to the money you are already saving by charging during off-peak times, you can get a tax credit of up to $1,000 through December 31, 2016 (up to $30,000 for workplace installments).

Residential EV Charging Incentive Program – You Don’t Want to Miss This!

Jan 26, 2016

Are you in the market to buy a Level 2 (240v) EV charger? Well, you may be in luck. The South Coast Air Quality Management District and the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee have created a residential Electric Vehicle charging incentive pilot program to offset the cost of your Level 2 hardware. This program is available to residents within the SCAQMD’s four-county jurisdiction, such as Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernadino Counties.

Has Your Company Joined the Workplace Charging Challenge? We Did!

Oct 15, 2015

The Workplace Charging Challenge is a program run by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and is open to any business (small or large) that provides charging stations to their employees. We did it and you can too!

 

It’s simple - take the pledge and join the DOE’s Workplace Charging Challenge. You can “charge up” your workplace by offering your employees that are EV owners with charging stations right where they work. Providing workplace charging stations doesn’t have to be costly or complicated – and it’s beneficial for everyone: employers, employees and your community.

The Cal Electric Residential EVSE Program

Jul 14, 2015

In early 2013, after a competitive request for proposals, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded grant funding of $3.7M to AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) to supply and install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), also called charging stations, at the residences of qualifying electric vehicle buyers California-wide. The primary goal of the project was to expand electric vehicle adoption to further Governor Jerry Brown’s Executive Order, which directs the state government to support and facilitate the rapid commercialization of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) in California, with a target of 1.5 million ZEVs on California roads by 2025. The order also requires that sufficient infrastructure be installed in the state to support 1 million ZEVs by 2020.

Federal Tax Credit for Electric and Plug-in Hybrids Up To $7500

Mar 05, 2015

Electric vehicles (EVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) purchased in or after 2010 may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. The credit amount will vary based on the capacity of the battery used to fuel the vehicle. Find out if your model qualifies & how much you can save with this credit on EV models and on PHEV models. You can use Form 8936 to figure your credit for qualified EVs or PHEVs you placed in service during your tax year.

 

 

State Incentives for Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Mar 03, 2015

There are many perks to purchasing an electric car or a plug-in hybrid. Aside from the growing list of federal and state-based incentives, carpool lane access, tax credits toward the purchase of the car and its charging equipment, discount on insurance fees, and reduced EV utility rates are amongst the benefits that come with buying an alternative-fuel car.

 

To find out about the latest incentives available in your state, visit the US Department of Energy's site Alternative Fuels Data Center.

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