Business EV Charger Rebate

Plug-in Austin EV Charging Station Rebate

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Get a rebate to cut costs on installing electric vehicle charging stations at your business. Eligible OCPP-compliant** stations include EV-dedicated Level 1 (up to $700 rebate), Level 2 (up to $3,000 rebate), and DC Fast (up to $5,000 rebate).

Benefits of Installing an EV Charging Station at Your Business 

  • Attract EV drivers to your business. The Austin area now has more than 45,000 registered electric vehicles.
  • Position your business as a leader in sustainability. Make it easier for your customers to drive zero-emission electric vehicles.
  • Support your Austin Energy Green Building rating goals. Installing EV charging stations can earn points for your Austin Energy Green Building rating.

Guide to Eligible EV Charging Stations for the
Plug-In Austin Commercial Charging Station Rebate (Effective August 15, 2023)

Level 1 Charging

EV-Dedicated Level 1

  • Standardized connector.
  • Slow charge rate; 3-5 miles per hour.
  • Rebates of up to $700 per charging station installed.
Level 2 Charging

Level 2

  • Standard connector J1772.
  • Medium charge rate; 15-30 miles per hour.
  • Rebates of up to $3,000 per charging station installed.
DC Fast Charging

DC Fast Charging

  • Three connector types; CHAdeMo, SAE Combo(CCS), and NACS(Tesla).
  • Fast charge rate; 150-400 miles per hour.
  • Rebates of up to $5,000 per charging station installed.


* Rebates are subject to change without notice. Rebates are not guaranteed until Austin Energy reviews and approves the rebate application. ** Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) is a free open standard for EV component vendors and network operators that enables interoperability between brands. It is essentially a freely available “language” used in the electric vehicle service equipment industry.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Only available to Austin Energy commercial account holders or authorized representatives.
  • Rebates cannot exceed 50% of equipment and installation costs.
  • Each address can receive rebates for up to six (6) stations per year.

Austin Energy must receive applications within 180 days of installation or permit inspection.  

Review all the details regarding the rebate offer and learn how to apply.

Apply for a Rebate Online

You can apply for your rebate online after your charging station installations are complete.

Are You Waiting For a Rebate?

Use the confirmation (enrollment) and utility account numbers to check the status of your rebate application.

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Date last reviewed or modified: 04/25/2024