State Funding, Tax Credits, & Rebates: Massachusetts




The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources' Clean Vehicle Project offers grant funding for public and private fleets to purchase alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure, as well as idle reduction technology. Eligible vehicles include those fueled by natural gas, propane, and electricity, including hybrid electric, solar electric, and hydraulic hybrid vehicles.

The Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) provides grants for 50% of the cost of Level 1 or Level 2 workplace EVSE — up to $25,000. Eligible applicants include employers with 15 or more employees in a non-residential place of business.

The Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) provides grants for the purchase or lease of qualified plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), zero emission electric motorcycles (ZEMs), and Level 2 EVSE. Grants are available for up to $7,500 for the purchase or lease of a PEV, up to $750 for the purchase or lease of a ZEM and up to $13,500 for the purchase or lease of Level 2 EVSE.

Home Energy Loss Prevention Services (HELPS), from the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company, provides residential customers of participating Massachusetts municipal light plants (MLPs) with free or discounted Level 2 EVSE through the program.

Plug-In and Zero Emission Vehicle Rebates
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources' Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) Program offers rebates of up to $2,500 through December 31, 2018, to customers purchasing or leasing a plug-in electric vehicle or zero emission motorcycle. Beginning January 1, 2019, MOR-EV will offer rebates of up to $1,500 toward the purchase or lease of eligible battery electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. Rebates are available to Massachusetts residents and residents must submit applications within three months of the vehicle purchase or lease date. Applicants must retain ownership of the vehicle for a minimum of 36 months. For more information, including application and eligibility requirements, visit the MOR-EV website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Discounts - Mass Energy
Mass Energy's Drive Green with Mass Energy program provides discounts on qualified PEVs purchased or leased from participating dealerships. The discount program is available to all consumers, including those that are not in Mass Energy's service territory. For more information, including participating dealerships and the discounts they offer, see the Drive Green with Mass Energy website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Discount - Braintree Electric Light Department (BELD)
BELD offers customers a discount of $250 for the purchase of a qualified Level 2 EVSE. To qualify, customers must enroll in the Smart Charging Program. For more information, including eligible EVSE criteria, see the BELD Charging Incentives website.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Incentive - Braintree Electric Light Department (BELD)
BELD’s Smart Charging Program offers a bill credit of $8 per month to customers that charge their PEVs between 9pm and 12pm the next day on weekdays or at any time during the weekend. For more information, see the BELD Charging Incentives website.