State Funding, Tax Credits, & Rebates: Utah
Qualified taxpayers are eligible for a tax credit for the purchase of a qualified heavy-duty AFV. Qualifying fuels include natural gas, electricity, and hydrogen. Each qualified heavy-duty AFV is eligible for the following tax credit amounts:
Year: 2019 Credit Amount: $18,000
Year: 2020 Credit Amount: $15,000
At least 50% of the qualified vehicle's miles must be driven in the state. A single taxpayer may claim credits for up to 10 AFVs or $500,000 annually. If more than 30% of the total available tax credits in a single year have not been claimed by May 1, a taxpayer may apply for credits for an additional eight AFVs. Up to 25% of the tax credits are reserved for taxpayers with small fleets of less than 40 vehicles. This credit expires December 31, 2020. Additional conditions and restrictions may apply. (Reference Utah Code 59-7-618, 59-10-1033, and 59-13-201)
Rocky Mountain Power offers residential customers with PEVs $200 to enroll in a time-of-use (TOU) rate pilot. Participants may choose between two rate plans. The TOU rate will apply to all household energy use. For more information, see the Rocky Mountain Power PEV TOU Rate Pilot Program website.
Rocky Mountain Power provides rebates to non-residential and multi-family customers toward the purchase of Level 2 and direct current (DC) fast EVSE. Customers installing Level 2 EVSE may receive a rebate of 75% of equipment cost, up to $2,500 for single port stations and $3,500 for multi-port stations. Customers installing DC fast charging EVSE may receive a rebate of 75% of equipment and installation cost, up to $30,000 for single port stations and $42,000 for multi-port stations. To receive a rebate, customers installing Level 2 EVSE must submit an application within 90 days of the station installation; customers installing DC fast charging EVSE must submit an application for utility approval before purchasing and installing equipment.
Customers may also complete an application for a custom grant project; applications must be submitted by April 1, 2019. Rebates and grant funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, see the Rocky Mountain Power Utah Electric Vehicle Incentives website.