The Delaware Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program
* Rebates remaining chart is updated semi-monthly. (Updated May 13, 2016)
The purpose of the Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program is to provide incentives for Delawareans to purchase charging equipment to further the deployment of electric vehicles throughout the state. The Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program has committed $50,000 for the purchase of AC Level 1 and AC Level 2 electric vehicle charging equipment in the State of Delaware. This program complements the Delaware Clean Vehicle Rebate program by providing rebates on the purchase of electric vehicle chargers. For more information on the Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program please click here.
To apply for a rebate, click here.
Rebates are available for qualifying electric vehicle charging equipment as follows:
New Level 1 (I) or Level 2 (II) charger: up to $500 towards the purchase of electric vehicle charging equipment at a commercial or residential location.
Applicants must be:
A Delaware resident or,
A Business, non-profit, and/or organization with a physical address and presence in the State of Delaware or,
A State agency or department, municipal government, and/or county government in the State of Delaware.
Rebates are limited to five chargers per fleet and limited to one charger rebate per person.
Apply for a Rebate
To apply for an Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebate Program please download an application and submit the completed application via email to DNREC.Transportation@state.de.us or via mail to The Delaware Division of Energy and Climate, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 5A, Dover, DE 19904. Applications must be signed by the applicant and supporting documents must be submitted. Applications may be scanned and emailed to DNREC.Transportation@state.de.us or mailed to the mailing address above.
Tax Status of Vehicle Rebates
The Delaware Controller General’s Office has determined that, based on IRS rules, this State rebate may be considered taxable income related to the recipient. Therefore, a Form 1099-G will be issued for vouchers received through the Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate Program. For more information please consult your tax professional. All rebate applicants MUST submit a W-9 form online. The link to the State of Delaware W-9 online page is https://w9.accounting.delaware.gov/W9form.aspx. Applications will not be processed without this documentation.
Frequently Asked Questions
For a list of FAQs, please click here. If you have additional questions, please email DNREC.Transportation@state.de.us