Federal EV Charging Incentive Programs

Your business or multi-unit residential building could take advantage of Federal incentive programs to install electric vehicle infrastructure, significantly lowering your out-of-pocket costs. Additional incentives may also be available in your province.

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

Natural Resources Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program is now accepting proposals for funding to support the installation of Level 2 and fast charging stations that serve multi-unit residential buildings, workplaces, and light-duty fleets. Applicants can receive up to 50% of total project costs up to $5 million per project or the maximum per-charger amounts shown below.

Let us help you take advantage of this funding today! Greenlots can support you through end-to-end project development, including helping you complete your ZEVIP application. For projects less than 20 chargers, Greenlots can serve as a project aggregator, enabling you to take advantage of this funding opportunity even for smaller projects.

Type of Charging Station Maximum Federal Funding
Level 2 charger
(3.3 to 19.2 kW)
$5,000 per connector
Fast charger
(20 kW to 49 kW)
$15,000 per charger
Fast charger
(50 kW and up)
$50,000 per charger

 

Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative

Natural Resources Canada’s Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative is now accepting proposals for repayable funding to support the installation of fast charging stations along national corridors. NRCan is seeking projects that increase EV fast-charging infrastructure in underserved areas of the National Highway System. Applicants can receive up to 50% of total project costs up to $50,000 per charger.

 

EVAFIDI applications will be accepted until July 23, 2020.

 

Provincial Incentive Programs 

Alberta

Municipalities purchasing new electric vehicles can also receive financial support for the purchase and installation of charging equipment through the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre. Applicants can receive up to 50% of total pre-GST installed costs up to $2,000 per charger, up to $40,000 per municipality.

British Columbia

Customers of BCHydro and FortisBC can apply for rebates of up to $2,000 per charging station at workplaces and multi-unit residential buildings.

Quebec

The Government of Quebec offers financial assistance for workplace and multi-unit residential building charging. Applicants can receive up to 50% of eligible expenses up to $5,000 per connector.

 

 

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