British Columbia

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  1. Single-family homes, including duplexes and townhouses, with private garages or dedicated parking.

    • A rebate of up to 50% of the purchase and installation costs of an eligible Level 2 EV charger, to a maximum of $350.

  2. Apartment and condo buildings

    • EV Ready rebates: You can apply for these rebates together to streamline the EV-related upgrades to your building, or you could apply for them one at a time as your project progresses.

      • A rebate of up to $3,000 for the creation of an EV Ready plan – a professional strategy for your building to make at least one parking space per residential unit EV Ready.

      • A rebate of up to $600 per parking space, to a maximum of $80,000 to install the electrical infrastructure in order to implement your EV Ready plan.

      • A rebate of up to $1,400 per charger, to a maximum of $14,000, is available to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers at your building, in order to implement your EV Ready plan.

    • Standalone EV charger rebate

      • A rebate of up to $2,000 per charger to a maximum of $14,000, to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers at your building’s residential parking spaces.

  3. Workplaces: Organizations and businesses can submit separate applications for different locations, up to a maximum of four.

    • A rebate of up to $2,000 per charger is available, to a maximum of $14,000, to purchase and install eligible Level 2 networked EV chargers for employee use.

  4. Offers for Indigenous communities: Indigenous communities in B.C. are eligible for a rebate of up to 75% of eligible EV charger purchase and installation costs, up to these maximum amounts:

    • Single-family homes: A rebate of up to $750

    • Apartment and condo buildings: A rebate of up to $4,500 per EV charger

    • Workplaces: A rebate of up to $4,000 per EV charger

 

To be eligible for the program, home EV charging stations (level 2) must be:

  1. Single-family detached homes; mobile homes on a permanent foundation; or side-by-side duplexes, row homes or townhouses with individual electricity meters and garages or dedicated parking for the residents of each unit

    • A rebate of up to 50% of the purchase and installation costs of an eligible Level 2 EV charger, to a maximum of $350.

  2. Multi-unit residential buildings and workplaces constructed before August 31, 2020 (i.e. new construction buildings are not eligible).

    • A rebate of up to 50% of eligible purchase and installation costs,* up to $2,000 per station, to a maximum of $14,000 per application.

 

       Eligible Level 2 EV charging stations must be:

The CleanBC Go Electric Specialty Use Vehicle Incentive Program is one of a suite of programs offered under the Province of BC’s CleanBC Go Electric Program. Funded through the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation and administered by the Fraser Basin Council Society, the SUVI Program is for specialty-use vehicles such as cargo e-bikes, electric motorcycles, utility trucks, and buses.

To qualify for the SUVI program, you must have a valid B.C. business license, be a non-profit organization or a public entity.

 

The program offers rebates for the following vehicle categories:

  • Zero-emission motorcycles

  • Low-speed vehicles

  • Cargo e-bikes

  • On-road medium and heavy-duty vehicles

  • Utility vehicles