CleanBC Go Electric rebates for homes and workplaces
The EV charger rebate program for homes, workplaces, and multi-unit residential buildings has successfully supported British Columbians in making clean transportation choices.
June 15, 2023 – Due to the popularity of the program, the Government of B.C.'s base funding for this program is fully allocated as of June 15. Applications for single-family home and EV Ready offers closed.
June 15, 2023 – New, limited funding from the Government of Canada's Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) became available for select offers:
- Condos/apartments standalone EV charger rebates (strata corporations can apply on behalf of residents)
- Workplace charger rebates
August 22, 2023 – The Government of B.C.'s base program funding remains unavailable. However, BC Hydro funding is available to provide a rebate up to $250 to single-family home customers who install an eligible smart EV charger.
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
*Base program funding up to $350 is currently unavailable. BC Hydro $250 smart EV charger rebate available.
When available, single-family homes, row homes, duplexes or townhouses 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.
BC Hydro is offering funding of up to $250 for single-family home customers who install an eligible smart EV charger. Visit the single-family home page to learn more.
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
Program currently unavailable.
You could 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: For a limited, get up to $5,000 in rebates (regularly $2,000), up to 50% of costs, per charger to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers at your building’s residential parking spaces, to a maximum of $25,000 (regularly $14,000).
Apartment and condo buildings
To be eligible, pre-approval from BC Hydro is required for EV charger rebates.
For a limited time, workplaces can get a rebate of up to $5,000 (regularly $2,000) per charger to purchase and install eligible Level 2 networked EV chargers for employee use, to a maximum of $25,000 (regularly $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.