Changes to BC Hydro Rebate Programs
As of February 18, 2020, the Province of BC has renewed funding for the Clean BC EV Charger Rebate Program. The total program funding is $4.8M until March 31, 2020 and $5.0M from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 or when funding runs out, whichever comes first.
For MURB and Workplace applications that received pre-approval on or before February 18, 2020, still need to be installed and the required program documents submitted online by the completion date included in the pre-approval email.
There are also several program updates including:
BC HYDRO SINGLE FAMILY HOME FUNDING ENDING MARCH 31, 2020
BC Hydro’s additional funding to the Provincial EV Charger Rebate program for single-family homes will end March 31, 2020 or when funding runs out, whichever comes first. After March 31, 2020, the province will continue to fund up to 50% of the purchase and installation costs of eligible, new, Level 2 charging equipment, to a maximum of $350 per approved charging station.
NEW CHARGER REQUIREMENTS FOR SINGLE FAMILY HOME PROGRAM
The single-family home program will now allow for plug-in chargers to be eligible for rebate if they are wall-mounted. The full list of charger requirements can be found on bchydro.com/evcharger
REBATE CHANGE FOR MURB ENERGIZED OUTLETS
Effective Feb 18th, 2020 the incentive for energized outlets is changing from a maximum of $2,000 to a maximum of $1,000 per outlet. If a customer has already received pre-approval for energized outlets before Feb 18th, 2020 they will be eligible for the higher rebate amount. The full list of rebate amounts can be found on bchydro.com/evcharger