Light-Duty Vehicle Electrification Program

Are you a CCCE Member Agency?

Member agencies are the 33 cities and counties that have joined the Central Coast Community Energy Joint Powers Authority and have been approved by the Policy Board of Directors.

Walkthrough

Program Walkthrough

1

Purchase your electric vehicle(s), EV charger(s), or complete your EV readiness project – or – Skip this step and reserve funds for future purchases/projects within October 1, 2021 – November 15, 2022.

2

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

3

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

4

If you reserved funds, complete your purchase(s) or project(s) – Skip this step if completed in Step 1

5

Receive your rebate check in the mail!

Amounts & Eligibility

Rebate Amounts & Incentive Level Eligibility

  • Battery Electric – $5,000*
  • Electric Motorcycle – $1,000*
  • EV Charger(s) – Up to $10,000**
  • EV Readiness – Up to $10,000**

*No limit on the amount of EV’s or motorcycles

**Member Agencies are eligible to apply for up to 5 EV Charger projects (sites). Each project (site) must be a separate location and include a minimum of 2 EV chargers. Projects may receive a maximum of up to $20,000: $10,000 for EV Chargers and $10,000 for EV Readiness.

Applicant Eligibility

Electric Vehicle (EV)

  • Actively enrolled customer of CCCE in Good Standing*
  • City and county members of the CCCE Joint Powers Authority that are purchasing or purchased electric fleet vehicles

EV Charger

  • Actively enrolled customer of CCCE in Good Standing*
  • City and county members of the CCCE Joint Powers Authority purchasing or already purchased Level 2 EV Charging for fleets, employee, and/or public use at a site serviced by CCCE

EV Readiness

  • Actively enrolled customer of CCCE in Good Standing*
  • City and county members of the CCCE Joint Powers Authority performing or already performed electrical upgrades to accommodate future EV Charging installation for fleets, employee, and/or public use

*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

General

  • Rebates can be applied for together or independently in no particular order.
  • Already purchased and/or installations must be made between October 1, 2021, and September 30, 2022.
  • For future planned purchases of Member Agency fleet vehicles, purchase of EV Chargers, or EV Readiness projects funding must be identified by a Member Agency in their fiscal year budget and/or via an EV fleet procurement policy with annual targets.
  • Reservation of funds will be committed through a Letter of Intent provided to applicant.

Electric Vehicle (EV)

  • Minimum purchasing threshold for reservation: Purchase of three (3) or more vehicles.
  • Vehicle(s) (no limit) 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. New or Used 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

  • Minimum purchasing threshold for reservation: Purchase minimum of two (2) Level-2 EV Chargers.
  • Maximum purchasing threshold for reservation: 5 projects maximum per Member Agency.
  • Must be Level 2 EV Charger(s) (no limit) (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

  • Maximum purchasing threshold for reservation: 5 projects maximum per Member Agency.
  • 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

To ensure a seamless application process, please ensure you have the following documents on hand before applying.

Electric Vehicle (EV)

  • Car Registration (temporary is acceptable)
  • A full copy of the sales/lease agreement
  • Documentation indicating funding has been identified in a current or future fiscal year budget; OR,
  • EV fleet procurement policy with annual targets

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

More Info

Additional Rebates

Questions?

Contact Us: programs@3CE.org