Electric vehicles offer significantly lower emissions than standard gas vehicles and require far less maintenance. With federal and state tax incentives, the cost of certain EV models is comparable to standard cars. Click on the flyer to the left to learn more about driving electric.
What is a Scheduled Charging Program?
Scheduled charging programs allow municipal light plants to adjust the charging rate of electric vehicles during the hours of peak electric demand. This allows the light departments to better control their electric demand. Click on the flyer to the left to learn more about scheduled charging programs.
Considering Purchasing a Pre-Owned EV?
If you like the idea of switching to an electric vehicle but want to spend less, consider purchasing a pre-owned electric vehicle! Click the flyer to the left to learn more.
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Want information on why to drive electric, different state and federal EV incentives, and more? Click the EV resources flyer to the left to learn more.
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To learn more about electric vehicles, EV benefits, and EV incentives, please visit the websites below.
Fuel Economy: Electric and plug-in electric cars purchased after 2010 may be eligible for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500. The credit amount varies by model, so visit the link above to check a specific EV model’s eligibility.
Fuel Economy also has a Compare Side-by-Side tool that lets drivers compare up to four vehicles at a time (including electric and standard non-electric vehicles) by looking at a number of different factors including fuel savings, miles per gallon, and greenhouse gas emissions. Click HERE to start comparing.
Green Energy Consumers Alliance: Green Energy Consumers Alliance is a great first step for prospective EV owners to learn more about electric vehicles. The alliance’s website has a variety of resources including an online database of pre-owned EVs.
MOR-EV: The Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) program aims to increase the use of electric vehicles in the Commonwealth. MOR-EV provides rebates of up to $2,500 for the purchase or lease of battery electric vehicles and fuel-cell electric vehicles and up to $1,500 for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Visit the link above to learn which EVs are eligible.
As of February 16, 2021, light, medium and heavy-duty EV trucks have been added to the MOR-EV Program. Battery electric and fuel-cell electric trucks with a sales price of more than $50,000 and a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of more than 8,500 pounds that were purchased on or after February 16, 2021 are eligible for a rebate through the MOR-EV Trucks Program. Rebates through MOR-EV Trucks vary depending on GVWR . Rebates start at $7,500 for pickup trucks and increase to up to $90,000 for tractor trailers. Rebates are available for all truck purchases including private, commercial, and public fleet vehicles. Learn more HERE.
How to Receive Tax Credits for EVs: Have you recently purchased an electric vehicle, but aren’t sure how to get your tax credit? Check out this article by Plug In America to learn how.
Plug In America: Plug In America strives to encourage the shift to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable, domestic electricity to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
National Drive Electric Week: National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle.