CleanBC Go Electric rebates for home and workplace EV charging
BC Hydro is working with the Government of B.C. and FortisBC to offer provincial rebates for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers and infrastructure to get homes and workplaces across B.C. ready for EVs. It’s all part of the province’s CleanBC plan to make clean transportation more affordable and accessible for British Columbians. Visit Go Electric to learn more about the plan and read the full strategy.
Select a property type below to learn about the rebate offers and eligibility information.
Charger rebates increased for a limited time
*For a limited time effective December 3, 2020, the Government of B.C. is increasing the rebate you can get for EV chargers. See the increased offers below and select a property type for more details.
Single family homes
Single-family homes can get a rebate of up to 50% of the purchase and installation costs of an eligible Level 2 EV charger, to a maximum of *$700 (regularly $350). This includes duplexes or townhouses with private garages or dedicated parking.
Apartment and condo buildings
There are two provincial rebate options available to help apartment and condo buildings get ready to support EVs.
New: 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.
- EV Ready plan rebate: 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.
- EV Ready infrastructure rebate: A rebate of up to $600 per parking space to install the electrical infrastructure required to implement your EV Ready plan, to a maximum of $80,000.
- EV charger rebate: A rebate of up to *$3,400 per charger (regularly $1,400) to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers to implement your building’s EV Ready plan, to a maximum of $14,000.
Standalone EV charger rebate
EV charger rebate: A rebate of up to *$4,000 per charger (regularly $2,000) to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers at your building’s residential parking spaces, to a maximum of $14,000.
Apartment and condo buildings
Pre-approval from BC Hydro required for EV Ready infrastructure and EV charger rebates. Program deadline is February 28, 2021.
Workplaces can get a rebate of up to *$4,000 per charger (regularly $2,000) to purchase and install eligible Level 2 networked EV chargers for employee use, to a maximum of $14,000. Pre-approval from BC Hydro is required prior to purchasing and/or installing chargers.
Eligible workplace organizations can have separate applications for different locations, up to a maximum of four.
Pre-approval from BC Hydro required. Program deadline is February 28, 2021.
Local top-ups and Indigenous community offers
Indigenous communities and some local governments are offering enhanced rebate offers. If your application is eligible for an enhanced offer, the value of your rebate payment will be adjusted automatically.