EV Charger Program

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Monitor and Control Charging of Your EV from the Palm of Your Hand!

As part of our efforts to accelerate clean transportation alternatives in Massachusetts while effectively managing our distribution system, participating Massachusetts municipal light plants (MLPs) are partnering with their energy efficiency program manager, Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company, (MMWEC), to provide a free or discounted WiFi-equipped Level 2 residential electric vehicle charger to customers signing on to our Scheduled Charging Program.

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What is a Scheduled Charging Program?

Scheduled charging is a set schedule to determine when a charger can be used at full power. Through the WiFi connection enabled in the charger, participating MLPs can set the charger to charge at a Level 1 rate (1.25 kW) during periods of peak energy usage for the rest of our distribution system.

Program Details

The following MMWEC Members have free or discounted charger incentives. Click on the participating MLP below to learn more about their EV offerings or to download a charging agreement. 

*Please note customers of the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department should apply for an EV or PHEV charger HERE.

Free Charger: All Ipswich customers (EV & hybrid), all other EV customers (Groton and Sterling see rebate).

Rebate ($200-$300 based on size of battery): All Groton (up to $400) and Sterling customers, all other plug-in hybrid drivers except Ipswich customers.

Customers receiving a charger rebate should review the eligible model information HERE.

Interested in comparing additional models? Click Here to check out the DOE’s Alternative Fuels Data Center.

How it Works

Between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on non-holiday weekdays, your charger will function the same as a standard Level 1, plug-in wall charger. Outside of this time period, the charger will automatically unlock to allow you full Level 2 fast-charging functionality.

Download: EV Charging 101  

Emergency Scheduling

Sometimes major events happen on the electrical system outside of our control. To respond to these events,  emergency scheduling allows participating MLPs to temporarily access your charger via WiFi connection to lower your charging rate until the event passes. This limits strain to our system and allows us to continue to deliver low-cost, reliable electricity.

EV Charger Incentive

Did You Know:

  • Costs for these peak charging events are spread across each MLP’s entire residential customer base.
  • Modern electric vehicles utilizing Level 2 charging can go from empty to full-charge in eight hours or less. Even with a slow charge rate before 9:00 p.m., your car will be fully charged at 5 a.m.
  • The Scheduled Charging Program offered by participating MLPs provides you with a FREE or discounted Chargepoint WiFi Equipped Level 2 charger (a $650 value); customer arranges installation.

Chevrolet Bolt Incentive

Did you know customers of select MLPs are eligible for a dealership incentive on the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV? Click on the image below to learn more and download the flyer.

Additional EV Incentives

Additional manufacturer discounts may be available for EV purchases. Please contact your local dealership to learn more.

Drive Electric

Considering purchasing an electric vehicle? Click on the flyer below to learn five reasons why you should make the switch.