Commercial Charging

Plug-In Austin Commercial Charging Station Rebate

Commercial EV charging station customerGet 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), Level 2 (up to $3,000), and DC Fast (up to $5,000).

Benefits of Installing an EV Charging Station at Your Business 

  • Attract EV drivers to your business. The Austin area now has more than 35,000 registered electric vehicles.
  • Position your business as a leader in sustainability. Make it easier for your customers and employees 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)  

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

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

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 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. 

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Date last reviewed or modified: 08/14/2023