Electrify Your Ride – Commercial

Are you a Commercial Business?

Commercial customers enrolled in CCCE electricity service relating to a commercial, private, agricultural, non-profit or industrial organization. This also includes multi-unit housing development property owners or managing partners.

Program Walkthrough

Purchase your electric vehicle, EV charger, and/or complete your EV Readiness project within October 1, 2021 – November 15, 2022.


Submit online application with all relevant supporting documentation (see Applicant Checklist below)


CCCE processes your application and will notify you of your application status via programs@3ce.org (may take 45 days or more)


Receive your rebate check in the mail!

Amounts & Eligibility

Rebate Amounts & Incentive Level Eligibility

Base Definition: All residents enrolled in CCCE.

Tier 1 Definition: Income Qualified Residents within 201% – 400% of the Federal Poverty Line (FPL)

Tier 2 Definition: Income Qualified Residents within 200% of the Federal Poverty Line (FPL)

EV RebateNew VehicleUsed Vehicle
Base IncentiveTier 1 IncentiveTier 2 IncentiveBase IncentiveTier 1 IncentiveTier 2 Incentive
Battery Electric$2,000$3,000$4,000$1,000$2,000$4,000
Plug-In ElectricN/A$2,000$3,000N/A$1,000$2,000
Electric Motorcycle$1,000$2,000$2,000N/AN/AN/A
Base IncentiveTier 1 IncentiveTier 2 Incentive
EV Charger Rebate$400Up to $700Up to $700
EV Readiness RebateUp to $2,000*Up to $3,000*Up to $4,000*
E-Bike RebateUp to $500**Up to $1,000**Up to $1,000**
*Rebates are intended to reimburse 100% of costs up to the rebate amount for each completed purchase and/or project.
**50% of the cost up to $500 for Base Incentive and 75% of the cost up to $1,000 for Tier 1 and 2

Affordable Housing Development Owners and or Managing Partners are eligible to receive up to $10,000 for the EV Charger rebate as well as up to $10,000 for the EV Readiness rebate. To be eligible, the development must comprise of 100% affordable housing units (excludes property management units), as defined by the Authority Having Jurisdiction.

Applicant Eligibility
  • Applicant must be an active customer of CCCE with the associated customer account in Good Standing*
  • A commercial, agricultural, or non-profit organization served by CCCE that are purchasing electric vehicles for company use.
  • Property owners/managing general partners installing Level 2 EV Charger(s) and/or implementing EV Readiness at a site serviced by CCCE for tenants, homeowner community, or public use in common areas.

*Good Standing is defined as $0 account balance on their PG&E bill for CCCE energy generation charges. CCCE will review the financial standing of each customer. If a commercial customer is over 17 day past due on their account, CCCE staff will notify the customer that they must pay their CCCE charges in full in order to access the particular energy program. CCCE staff will hold the spot for the potential applicant during the period of the program and will grant the customer access to funding once the customer has furnished a record of full payment.

Rebate Eligibility

Rebate Eligibility


  • Rebates can be applied for together or independently in no particular order.
  • Purchases and/or installation must be made between October 1, 2021, and November 15, 2022.

Electric Vehicle (EV)

  • Vehicle(s) (up to 5) must be registered with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to an address enrolled in CCCE service.
  • New or used vehicles must be one of the following vehicle types:
    1. Battery Electric Vehicles “(BEV”)
    2. Electric Motorcycles (new only)
  • Used vehicles must meet the following requirements:
    1. Must be 8 model years old or newer (e.g. Year 2021 = 2014 or newer).
    2. Less than 75,000 original miles.
    3. No modifications to chassis or emission control systems.
    4. Clean Title. (Cannot be salvaged).
    5. No Open Recalls. (Open recalls must show proof of repairs).

EV Charger

  • Must be Level 2 EV Charger (up to 3) (requires 240-volt power source).
  • Must be Wi-Fi enabled (“networked”).
  • Must be purchased new (not refurbished).
  • Must be certified by Underwriters Laboratory Inc. (“UL Listed”)

EV Readiness

  • Electrical work must be completed at the time of application submittal.
  • The installer must be authorized to perform electrical/installation work, as defined by the Authority Having Jurisdiction building guidelines.
  • May include materials and labor that occur in anticipation of or during installation of EV Charger – receptacles, J-boxes, conduit, smart splitters, electrical service panel upgrades and replacements, and more.
Applicant Checklist

Electric Vehicle (EV)

  • Car Registration (temporary is acceptable)
  • A full copy of the sales/lease agreement

EV Charger

  • Proof of EV Charger purchase (receipt, invoice)

EV Readiness

  • Invoice for installation including itemization of all time and/or material costs associated with the installation of the EV Charger
  • If applicable, photo of installed EV Charger
  • If applicable, Contractor license number
  • If applicable, documentation (building permit card) indicating final approval has been issued in accordance with the local building permit process, as required by California Building Standards Code and local ordinance
  • If applicable, for Affordable Multifamily Housing applicants – Proof of affordable housing designation (regulatory agreement, deed restrictions, etc.)