CleanBC Go Electric rebates for homes and workplaces
Funded by the Government of B.C.’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, and with financial support from the Government of Canada, BC Hydro administers the CleanBC Go Electric electric vehicle (EV) charger rebate program. The program provides rebates for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers and infrastructure to get homes and workplaces across B.C. ready for EVs.
This program is 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.
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 $350. This includes duplexes or townhouses with private garages or dedicated parking.
Increased charger rebates for apartment/condos and workplaces have ended
Natural Resource Canada's (NRCan) Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure funding that enabled the EV Charger Rebate Program to offer increased rebates as of April 1, 2022 for the apartment/condo and workplace offers has now been fully allocated. Rebate values have returned to their regular amounts. The NRCAN funding was available on a first come first serve basis until the additional funding had been used.
Apartment and condo buildings
There are two provincial rebate options to help apartment and condo buildings get ready to support EVs.
1. 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 50% of costs to install the electrical infrastructure required to implement your EV Ready plan, to a maximum of $600 per parking space, and a project maximum of $120,000.
- EV charger rebate: A rebate of up to $1,400 per to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers to implement your building’s EV Ready plan, to a maximum of $14,000.
2. Standalone EV charger rebate
EV charger rebate: A rebate of up to $2,000 per charger 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
To be eligible, pre-approval from BC Hydro is required for EV Ready infrastructure and EV charger rebates. Customers applying for EV Ready Plan only funding do not have apply for pre-approval. Just complete your EV Ready Plan and apply.
Workplaces can get a rebate of up to $2,000 per charger to purchase and install eligible Level 2 networked EV chargers for employee use, to a maximum of $14,000. To be eligible, 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.
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.