Due to Santa Clara County’s Shelter in Place Order, the following EV program modifications are in effect:
EV Charger Rebates for Multi-User Facilities: On-site visits are temporarily on hold. Customers may join our waitlist by completing an online application; rebates are up to $80,000.
EV Technical Assistance (Support for Multi-family Properties, Non-profits, and Schools): Onsite visits are temporarily on hold. Customers may receive phone consultations by calling (650)729-2064.
Cal-eVIP (Charger Rebates for Commercial Customers): State program is on hold until fall 2020.
Driving Electric in Palo Alto
The City of Palo Alto encourages the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs) as part of our progress towards becoming one of the greenest cities in the country. Our city ranks as one of the
Limited Time Only - Special Incentives on EVs
Learn more about EVs in Palo Alto
We're here to help! Check out these frequently asked questions for answers. Contact us at (650) 329-2241 to talk with staff about EVs and programs to help you go electric.
Charging your EV in Palo Alto
Let us help with guidance and support when navigating the transition from fossil fueled vehicles to EVs. Our EV
Public EV Charging Stations
Click on a pin to learn more about the EV Charging Stations available in Palo Alto and the surrounding regions. Note: Some EV charging stations are free and others have fees and/or are only open to members of a certain network.
Be sure to also check out the City of Palo Alto's public charging stations in several city garages (City Hall, Alma/High, Cambridge, Ted Thompson, Bryant/Webster) and two libraries (Mitchell Park and Rinconada).
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Visit the PlugShare website for more details on charging stations.
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|$1000 Tax Credit for Installing EV Charger||EV Charger Rebate for Multi-User Sites|
If you equipped your home or business with an EV Charger, you may be eligible for a tax credit using IRS Form 8911.
Congress recently extended a federal tax credit that will allow you to take 30% of the cost (up to $1000) for purchasing and installing an EV charger at your home or business. You can claim this credit if you installed, or plan to install between January 2017 and December 31 2020.
Consult your tax advisor for details.
January 2017. CPAU is now offering a rebate of up to $80,000 for the installation of EV Chargers at qualified sites, including schools, multifamily dwellings such as apartment complexes and commercial properties.
To learn more, visit our EV Chargers for Organizations page.
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