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February 1, 2022
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A Summary of EV Charger Rebates for Businesses & Homes in Canada

A comprehensive list of the current EV Charger rebates available across Canada for businesses, multi-family properties and single-family homes

A Summary of EV Charger Rebates for Businesses & Homes in Canada

Federal Rebates

1. Natural Resources Canada: Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure program

The program is currently closed, but is expected to re-open in Spring 2024.

NRCan’s contribution through this Program will be limited to fifty percent (50%) of Total Project Costs up to a maximum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) per project and up to a maximum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) per project for Delivery Organizations.

Applications from Ultimate Recipient to Delivery Organizations will be limited to less than $100,000.

Available to: Multi-family, workplace, public sites, fleet, and municipalities

2. Natural Resources Canada: Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative (EVAFIDI)

Multi-year initiative to establish a network of DCFCs along national highways. 50% of total project costs up to $50,000 per DCFC. Maximum contribution of $5 million per project. NRCan contributions are repayable based on certain conditions.

Available to: public sites & municipalities

British Columbia

1. CleanBC rebates for BC Hydro customers

Apartments & Condo Buildings

EV Ready Rebates

  • EV Ready plan rebate: A rebate of up to $3,000 for the creation of an EV Ready plan .
  • 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 project maximum of $120,000.
  • EV charger rebate: A rebate of up to $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

  • A rebate of up to $2,000 to purchase and install Level 2 networked EV chargers at your building’s residential parking spaces, to a maximum of $14,000.
Workplaces

Workplaces can get a rebate of up to $2,000 to purchase and install eligible Level 2 networked EV chargers for employee use, to a maximum of $14,000.

2. CleanBC rebates for FortisBC Customers

Equipment: Level 2 EV charging station in a multi-unit residential building.

  • 50% of eligible purchase and installation costs,* up to $2,000 per station, to a maximum of $14,000 per application

Equipment: Level 2 EV charging station in a multi-unit residential building that was constructed after implementation of municipal bylaws requiring EV-ready parking stalls 

  • 50% of eligible purchase and installation costs,* up to $350 per station, to a maximum of $5,000 per application

Equipment: Level 2 EV charging station available for employee use at a workplace 

  • 50% of eligible purchase and installation costs,* up to $2,000 per station, to a maximum of $14,000 per application

Available to: Multi-family and workplace

3. BC Hydro EV Charger Rebates for Single-Family Homes

Owners or residents of single-family homes that purchase and install an eligible Level 2 EV charger can receive a rebate of up to 50% of costs, to a maximum of $350, while funding lasts. This offer is also available to duplexes and townhouses with private garages or dedicated parking.

Available to: homeowners

4. Government of British Columbia: CleanBC Communities Fund

On January 17, 2022, the governments of Canada and British Columbia committed up to $134 million towards a third intake of the Green Infrastructure - CleanBC Communities Fund (CCF), which is part of the federal government’s Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), to support cost-sharing of infrastructure projects in communities across the province. This intake supports projects starting in 2023 and completing by March 2027.

Available to: Public sites, fleet, municipalities (projects must include a local or indigenous government)

Alberta

1. Municipal Climate Change Action Centre: Electric Vehicles for Municipalities Program

For municipalities in Alberta. 50% of total pre-GST install costs up to $2,000 per Level 2 charger or DCFC. Maximum rebate of $40,000 per municipality. Also includes additional rebates for the purchase of light, medium, and heavy-duty EVs.

Available to: municipalities, municipal fleets

2. City of Edmonton: EV Charger and E-Bike (ECEB) Rebate Program

This program is now closed. No information is available as to whether it will re-open in the future.


50% of total install costs up to $2,000 per Level 2 charger. For businesses, workplaces, and large multi-family buildings (5 units or more). Maximum rebate of 5 chargers per organization per year. Pre-approval is recommended.

Available to: Multi-family, workplace, public sites

Manitoba

Manitoba Motor Dealers Association (MMDA): Lead The Charge Program

The purpose of MMDA’s Lead the Charge program is to expand the grid of electric vehicle (EV) charger accessibility throughout Manitoba, with a focus on Northern and rural areas in the province. The program will provide rebate funding to successful organizations that complete the installation of new electric vehicle chargers at their locations.

Eligible applicants within the Province of Manitoba:

  • Companies
  • Indigenous businesses or communities
  • Public institutions
  • Provincial, territorial, regional, or municipal governments or their departments or agencies

The program will cover up to 50% of total eligible expenditures of the sub-project up to a maximum of $5000 per charger for Level 2 connectors, and to a maximum of $15,000 per fast charger.

Yukon

Government of Yukon: Yukon Level 2 charger rebate

Businesses and non-government organizations

  • rebate covers the following buildings located in the Yukon:
    • apartments;
    • multi-unit residential buildings;
    • commercial buildings; and
    • community buildings such as churches & community centers.

Rebate amount: 75 per cent of total costs up to a maximum of $7,500 per installed charger.

The rebate is for a maximum of 20 chargers per building.

We consider all dual-port chargers to be 1 charger for this rebate.

This offer is available until March 31, 2025, and is subject to available funding.

The rebate is based on costs related to the installation for:

  • equipment (including load sharing or smart splitting devices);
  • labour;
  • electrical upgrades (panel, wirings and new poles);
  • construction; and
  • contracting or professional expenses for installation and required upgrades to supporting infrastructure.

Quebec

1. Government of Québec: Transition énérgetique Québec rebates

The financial assistance granted for the acquisition and installation of charging stations for multi-unit residential buildings will be the lesser of the following amounts:

  • 50% of eligible expenses, OR
  • $5,000 per wireless charging station, OR
  • $5,000 per connector for charging stations with one or more connectors that allow the equivalent number of electric vehicles to be recharged simultaneously

Charging station at work:

The financial assistance granted for the acquisition and installation of charging stations in the workplace is equal to  50% of eligible expenses up to a maximum of:

  • $5,000 per wireless charging station
  • $5,000 per connector (for a charging station equipped with one or more connectors)

Available to: Multi-family and workplaces

2. Home Charging Station Rebate

EV drivers in Quebec receive up to $600 toward the purchase and installation of a home charging station.

We will continue to update this page as more rebates become available. In the meantime, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team to discuss your upcoming EV Charging project.

Check out our latest case studies to learn how we assist with EV Charging installations for businesses and residential properties.

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