California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP)

Make electric vehicle charging accessible for all. Save on Level 2 and DC Fast Charger purchase and installation costs with rebates for businesses, apartment communities and more.

Attract More Business With an Electric Vehicle Charger

Silicon Valley Clean Energy has partnered with the California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP) to provide rebates for electric vehicle (EV) charger purchase and installation costs.

With this affordable EV charging opportunity you can:

  • Boost property value
  • Attract more customers
  • Increase consumer dwell time by up to 50%
  • Provide a green amenity to employees, tenants and clients
  • Meet sustainability goals

Rebate Amounts

DC Fast Charger

DCFC Power Level
General Market Rebate
Disadvantaged Community/ Low-Income Rebate
50 kW – 99.99 kW
Up to $50K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less
Up to $60K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less
100 kW+
Up to $70K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less
Up to $80K; or 75% of the total project cost, whichever is less

Level 2

Eligible Rebates for Level 2 Chargers
Amount per Connector
Base Rebate
Up to $4,500 per connector, or 75% of project costs, whichever is less
Disadvantaged Community (DAC) or Low-Income Community (LIC)
Additional $500
Multi-unit dwelling (MUD) site
Additional $1,000

Many Businesses Can Qualify

Owners, managers and authorized agents of many property types can qualify for rebates.

  • Multifamily properties
  • Government-owned properties
  • Higher education and K-12 school districts
  • Businesses and commercial properties
  • Nonprofits
Toy EV being plugged in to toy EV charger

Learn More

There was immense interest in the Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project when it opened on December 16, 2020, and it has received applications for tens of millions of dollars’ worth of EV charging infrastructure in Santa Clara County.

To learn more and apply, visit CALeVIP.org. The Peninsula-Silicon Valley Incentive Project is presented in partnership with the California Energy Commission.

Project Partners

The California Energy Commission is leading the state to a 100 percent clean energy future. It has seven core responsibilities: developing renewable energy, transforming transportation, increasing energy efficiency, investing in energy innovation, advancing state energy policy, certifying thermal power plants, and preparing for energy emergencies.

The Center for Sustainable Energy® (CSE) is a nonprofit offering clean energy program administration and technical advisory services. With the experience and streamlined efficiency of a for-profit operation, CSE leads with the passion and heart of a nonprofit. We work nationwide with energy policymakers, regulators, public agencies, businesses and others as an expert implementation partner and trusted resource. EnergyCenter.org

The City of Palo Alto is the only municipality in California operating a full suite of utility services, including electric and fiber optics, water, wastewater, natural gas, refuse and storm drain services. Since 2013, the City’s electric supply portfolio has been carbon neutral. For more about CPAU’s EV programs, visit cityofpaloalto.org/EV.

Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) is San Mateo County’s official electricity provider. PCE (www.PeninsulaCleanEnergy.com) is a public local community choice energy program that provides electric customers in San Mateo County with cleaner electricity at lower rates than those charged by the local incumbent utility. PCE is projected to save customers more than $18 million a year. PCE, formed in March 2016, is a joint powers authority made up of the County of San Mateo and all 20 cities and towns in the County. PCE serves approximately 290,000 accounts. www.peninsulacleanenergy.com/ev-charging-incentives/

San José Clean Energy is the new electricity generation service provider for residents and businesses in the City of San José, operated by the City’s Community Energy Department. Governed by the City Council, it provides over 328,000 residential and commercial electricity customers with cleaner, lower carbon power options at competitive prices, from sources like solar, wind and hydropower. For more information, please visit www.SanJoseCleanEnergy.org.

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Silicon Valley Clean Energy is a community-owned agency serving the majority of Santa Clara County communities, acquiring clean, carbon-free electricity on behalf of more than 270,000 residential and commercial customers. As a public agency, net revenues are returned to the community to keep rates competitive and promote clean energy programs. Member jurisdictions include Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Saratoga, Sunnyvale and unincorporated Santa Clara County. SVCE is guided by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of a representative from the governing body of each member community. For more information, please visit SVCleanEnergy.org.

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is the trademark adopted for use by the not-for-profit electric municipal utility of Santa Clara, CA, serving residents and businesses for over 120 years. SVP provides power to nearly 55,000 customers, at rates 25 to 48 percent below neighboring communities. SVP is the only full service, vertically integrated publicly owned utility in Silicon Valley owning generation, transmission and distribution assets. See more at: www.siliconvalleypower.com/ev