Big savings on electric vehicles for SDG&E customers

See how the math works in your favor!

Drive past gas stations with a smile, spend less time at the auto mechanic, and enjoy your free time. Explore the money-saving advantages of buying zero-emission and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

State and Federal benefits

  1. California Hybrid and Electric Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP):?Today, trucks and buses are responsible for 37 percent of California’s greenhouse gas and criteria emissions. By deploying new electric, hybrid, and natural gas trucks and buses, fleets can help reduce these emissions.
  2. DriveClean?incentives and?GoEletricDrive.com?incentives: Select your location to find incentives for the purchase or lease of electric vehicles.
  3. Clean Vehicle Rebate Project / State Rebate: Get cash rebates of up to?$2,000?and an additional?$2,500?for?qualifying customers.? Qualifying is easy - purchase or lease a new?eligible plug-in EV?and register it in California. A?minimum 30-month lease or ownership is required. Visit?cleanvehiclerebate.org?for more information.
  4. Federal tax credit – Get a new EV and a break on your taxes. Tax credit up to $7,500 based on EV's battery capacity and tax rebate eligibility.
  5. Free Public Charging: Some manufacturers provide new customers with free charging for a period at select public charging stations. Ask your dealer for details.

Dealership Offers

Nissan corporate is offering $3,500 off MSRP on new Nissan Leaf’s for SDG&E customers. Contact your local Nissan dealership for more information.?

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High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane stickers

Ease your commute! EV drivers can may be able to use the carpool lane as a single occupant with a?carpool sticker. Learn more about?, or apply for the?Clean Air Vehicle Decal?on the?California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)?site.

If you have any questions, please email?[email protected].

Champions for Clean Air Rebate

School district employees and first responders play an invaluable role in shaping the minds of the future and keeping San Diego safe. We’d like to celebrate their accomplishments and service by offering a?$1,000 rebate?toward an all-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle.

This $1,000 point-of-sale rebate is only being offered to school district employees and first responders who reside and work in the SDG&E service territory.

  • Must be currently employed by a school district in the SDG&E service territory
  • Must be able to show a recent paystub (3 months or less) verifying employment status
  • Household must be an SDG&E customer
  • Must be currently employed as a police officer, sheriff, lifeguard, firefighter or emergency medical technician in the SDG&E service territory
  • Must be able to show a recent paystub (3 months or less) verifying employment status
  • Household must be an SDG&E customer

Make sure you have the proper documentation, including a recent paystub and a copy of your SDG&E? bill. You will be required to upload this documentation into an online portal for verification.

Click “Apply” below and you’ll be taken to our partner site, Plug-in America, to fill out your application and upload your documentation. Once you submit your application, it will be reviewed by Plug-In America, who will confirm your eligibility and provide you with a verification code to bring to the dealer.

We are encouraging each dealer in our service territory to participate. However, it is recommended that you call to confirm if your preferred dealer is participating. The rebate is being offered on a first-come, first-served basis and is good while limited funds are available.

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