Hydrogen and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate

The Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program (CHEAPR) offers rebates for the incremental cost of the purchase or lease of a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), all-electric vehicle (EV), or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). Rebates are offered based on battery capacity in the following amounts:

Eligible FCEV, EV, or PHEVs purchased or leased before July 1, 2016:

Rebate AmountRequired Battery Capacity
$3,000Greater than 18 kWh or any fuel cell electric vehicle
$1,5007 to 8 kWh
$750Less than 7 kWh

Eligible FCEV, EV, or PHEVs purchased or leased on or after July 1, 2016:

Vehicle TypeRebate AmountRequired Battery Capacity
PHEV$3,000Greater than 18 kWh
$1,50010 to 18 kWh
$750Less than 10 kWh
EV$3,000Greater than 25 kWh
$1,50020 to 25 kWh
$750Less than 20 kWh
FCEV$5,000-

Rebates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis until funds expire. For more information, see the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection EV Connecticut website.

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