Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP)

May 18, 2023

Summary

The California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) provides incentives designed to make electric vehicles more affordable. Incentives are available for fuel cell electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. 

The maximum income eligibility levels to qualify for a rebate are as follows:

  • $135,000 for single filers (includes married filing separately)
  • $175,000 for head-of-household filers
  • $200,000 for joint filers (includes qualifying widow(er) with dependent child and married filing jointly)

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://cleanvehiclerebate.org/en/cvrp-info
Administrator: Center for Sustainable Energy
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Passenger Electric Vehicles
  • Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Incentive Amount: Standard Rebates:
PHEVS: $1,000
EVs: $2,000
Fuel Cell EVs: $4,500
Zero Emission Motorcycle: $750

Low-Income Rebates:
PHEVS: $6,500
EVs: $7,500
Fuel Cell EVs: $7,500
Zero Emission Motorcycle: $750

Incentives

This program has 4 incentives
Technologies: Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 1000.00 $
Technologies: Passenger Electric Vehicles
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of $2000.00
Technologies: Passenger Electric Vehicles
Sectors: Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 7500.00 $
Technologies: Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Sectors: Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 6500.00 $

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.