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In addition to the cost savings you'll get from driving an EV, there are also tax and rebate incentives that could save you thousands of dollars on your purchase or lease.
A critical component of owning an EV is charging it. While you can charge your vehicle with a standard 120-volt outlet, a Level 2 home charging station allows you to charge in less than a third the time. This faster rate of charging allows for flexibility to charge your EV during off-peak times.
We want to make it easy, fast and convenient to charge your EV at home using the cleanest, off peak energy. EWEB's $500 Smart Charge Rebate can help you pay for a qualified Level 2 home charging station.
EWEB Attn: Customer Solutions Department
PO Box 10148
Eugene, OR 97440-2148
Through Sept. 30, 2019, EWEB customers are eligible for a $3,500 incentive on the 100% electric 2019 Nissan LEAF or $2,500 on the LEAF Plus. This offer adds to existing state and federal incentives, for a total of up to $13,500 in total savings.
The purchase incentive is funded entirely through Nissan North America.
See flyer for details and contact a Nissan dealership for additional information.Download flyer
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's Oregon Clean Vehicle and Charge Ahead Rebate programs can save Oregonians up to $5,000 on the purchase or lease of a qualifying electric vehicle. All Oregonians can receive up to $2,500 for the purchase or lease of a qualifying new EV. Low- and moderate-income Oregonians can save an additional $2,500 on qualifying new or used EVs. Learn more and download an application on DEQ's website.
If you are purchasing or leasing your car from a dealer, you may be able to receive your rebate at the time of purchase. DEQ has developed an interactive map to locate dealerships with this arrangement in place.
The federal government's Zero Emission Vehicle Incentive Program means each automaker's eligible plug-in vehicles can receive a tax credit of up to $7,500 (based on vehicle battery size) until 200,000 eligible vehicles per manufacturer are registered in the U.S. After this point, the credit for that particular vehicle will be reduced and phased out over time.
As of April 2019, Tesla, Cadillac, and Chevrolet have reached 200,000 sales, so models now have a reduced tax credit value.
A cleaner energy future requires modernizing our power grid and water network.
By understanding the differences between your options, you'll be able to make a confident, informed decision that aligns with your values, budget and needs.
As a public utility, we share our customers' values around environmental stewardship.