Posts By: Barry Brents

Illinois suspends its $4,000 rebate program for plug-in vehicles

Illinois consumers who purchased a new plug-in vehicle in 2014, or later, will not receive a $4,000 rebate from the state. That is the message from the Illinois Green Fleet rebate program, which announced the suspension of the rebate last week. The Illinois Alternate Fuels Rebate Program started in 1998 and over $14 million in rebates have been… Read more »

Texas prepares to launch $2,500 plug-in vehicle rebate in mid-May

Texas could be ready to kick-off its $2,500 rebate program as soon as mid-May, according to sources at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The Commission is working to finalize its rebate applications, instructions and a list of eligible vehicles and hopes to have more information available on its website soon. Here are a few highlights of the… Read more »

Plug-in incentives: $25 million more for California rebates, Colorado’s new EVSE grants

California adds $25 Million to it Clean Vehicle Rebate Program wait-list With fiscal year 2013-14 rebate funds depleted, California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP) started accepting rebate reservations. On Friday, April 26, the California Air Resources Board authorized another $25 million for the wait-list, bringing the total to $30 million. The Board expects this additional funding to… Read more »

Plug-in vehicle legislation update: New rebates and waiting lists in California, Utah expands EV credit

New $2,500 California rebate program for public agencies located in Bay Area Air Quality Management District  The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) announced a new rebate program, on April 3, for public agencies that purchase or lease electric vehicles. Highlights of the program include: Approved public agencies can receive $2,500 vouchers for purchasing or… Read more »

Legislative update: California, Georgia, Utah and federal EV incentives

California clean vehicle rebate funds run out, waiting list openedOn March 28, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it has run out of available FY 2013-14 funding for the Clean Vehicle rebate, and it has opened a $5 million rebate waiting list.   CARB estimates that it will need a total of $30 million… Read more »