Recent State Actions

Listed below are new and recently updated state laws, incentives, and regulations related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.

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California

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Credit - SDG&E – added 4/7/2017

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) offers an annual credit of $50 to customers who own or lease a PEV. The credit is available to qualified customers through 2020. For more information, including how to apply, see the SDG&E Electric Vehicle Climate Credit website.

Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Fee – added 5/5/2017

Beginning July 1, 2020, zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) owners must pay an annual road improvement fee of $100 upon vehicle registration or registration renewal for ZEVs model year 2020 and later. The California Department of Motor Vehicles will increase the fee annually to account for inflation, equal to the increase in the California Consumer Price Index for the prior year. (Reference Senate Bill 1, 2017)

Delaware

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Delmarva Power – added 5/18/2017

Delmarva Power customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Delmarva Power Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Florida

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - OUC – added 5/18/2017

OUC customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the OUC Electric Vehicles at Home page.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Duke Energy – added 5/18/2017

Duke Energy customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Duke Energy Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Georgia

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Infrastructure Incentives Study – updated 4/10/2017

The Georgia Joint Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Study Committee evaluated how providing market incentives for AFV fueling infrastructure may lead to AFV and infrastructure deployment. The Committee published a summary report of its main findings. For more information, see the Joint Study Committee website.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate - Georgia Power – updated 4/10/2017

Georgia Power offers a rebate to residential customers and builders who install Level 2 (208/240 volt) EVSE. Residential customers are eligible for a $250 rebate and new home construction builders are eligible for a $100 rebate for each dedicated circuit installed from January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. Other conditions may apply. For more information, see the Georgia Power Electric Vehicles website.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Georgia Power – added 5/18/2017

Georgia Power customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Georgia Power Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Iowa

E85 Fuel Exclusivity Contract Regulations – updated 6/11/2017

Any motor fuel franchisor must provide for the delivery of E85 as requested by the motor fuel dealer or allow the franchisee to purchase E85 from another source. (Reference Iowa Code 323A)

Idle Reduction and Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Weight Exemption – added 6/21/2017

Effective July 1, 2017, any motor vehicle equipped with an auxiliary power unit (APU) or other idle reduction technology may exceed the gross, single axle, tandem axle, or bridge formula weight limits by up to 550 pounds (lbs.) to compensate for the weight of the technology. To be eligible for the weight exemption, the vehicle operator must be able to provide written proof or certification of the weight of the APU or idle reduction technology, and demonstrate or certify that the technology is fully functional at all times.

Furthermore, NGVs may exceed the weight limits by an amount equal to the difference of the weight of the natural gas tank and fueling system and the weight of a comparable diesel tank and fueling system. The NGV must not exceed a maximum gross vehicle weight of 82,000 lbs. (Reference House File 463, 2017, and Iowa Code 321.463)

Residential Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate - Alliant Energy – updated 6/11/2017

Alliant Energy offers a $500 rebate to residential customers who purchase and install Level 2 EVSE. The EVSE must be purchased and installed between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017. For more information, including how to apply, see the Alliant Energy Electric Vehicle Level 2 Charger website.

Idaho

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Fee – updated 4/10/2017

In addition to standard registration fees, plug-in electric vehicle owners must pay an annual fee of $140 and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle owners must pay an annual fee of $75. Neighborhood electric vehicles are exempt from the fee. (Reference House Bill 20, 2017, and Idaho Statutes 49-402 and 49-457)

Indiana

Diesel Vehicle Retrofit and Improvement Grants – updated 6/12/2017

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) administers the DieselWise Indiana grant programs to support projects that reduce diesel emissions. The Clean Diesel Across Indiana program provides grants ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 for projects throughout the state. Eligible applicants include private and public entities that operate equipment serving the public, including private bus fleets and sanitation fleets. Eligible projects include replacing or converting a diesel vehicle or vehicle component with one that operates on alternative fuel, as well as installing exhaust retrofit technologies, idle reduction technologies, aerodynamic technologies, and low rolling resistance tires. For more information see the IDEM DieselWise website.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - NIPSCO – updated 5/11/2017

NIPSCO customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the NIPSCO Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer and the IN-Charge EV Program website.

Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive - NIPSCO – updated 6/12/2017

NIPSCO's IN-Charge At Home Electric Vehicle Program (Program) offers a reduced rate for plug-in electric vehicle charging during off-peak hours for those enrolled in the Program. The Program is in effect until December 31, 2018. For more information, see the NIPSCO IN-Charge Electric Vehicle Program website.

Special Fuel Tax Exemption – added 6/12/2017

The sale of biodiesel, blended biodiesel, compressed natural gas, and liquefied natural gas used to power an internal combustion engine or motor is exempt from state gross retail tax. (Reference House Bill 1002, 2017, and Indiana Code 6-2.5-5-51 and 6-6-2.5-22)

Special Fuel License Tax – updated 6/12/2017

Certain special fuels sold or used to propel motor vehicles are subject to a license tax. Liquefied natural gas is subject to a tax of $0.16 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE). Compressed natural gas, butane, and propane are subject to a tax of $0.16 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE). Beginning July 1, 2017, the tax rate will be determined based on the lesser of the tax rate determined by the special fuel tax index factor of $0.26 per DGE or GGE. From July 1, 2018, through July 1, 2024, the tax rate will be determined each year based on the special fuel tax index factor. The tax does not apply to nominal biodiesel blends of at least 20% (B20); special fuel used only for a personal, noncommercial use and not for resale; and biodiesel used by a biodiesel producer holding an exemption certificate. Other exemptions apply. For more information, see the Indiana Miscellaneous Tax Rates website. (Reference House Bill 1002, 2017, and Indiana Code 6-6-2.5 and 6-6-1.6)

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Duke Energy – added 5/18/2017

Duke Energy customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Duke Energy Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Alternative Fuel and Special Fuel Inventory Tax – added 6/12/2017

Owners of fuel that have title to a fuel storage tank containing propane, biodiesel, blended biodiesel, compressed natural gas, or liquefied natural gas for sale to a motor carrier for highway use in Indiana are subject to an inventory tax. The tax rate is based on the number of gallons of fuel in storage at the close of business on the inventory date, minus the amount of fuel that is below the mouth of the draw pipe. To account for the fuel that will not be pumped, a fuel owner may deduct 200 gallons from the fuel inventory for a fuel storage tank with a capacity of less than 10,000 gallons, and 400 gallons for a fuel storage tank with a capacity of over 10,000 gallons. (Reference House Bill 1002, 2017, and Indiana Code 6-6-4.1 and 6-6-2.5)

Special Fuel Motor Carrier Fuel Tax – updated 6/12/2017

A person who operates a commercial motor vehicle on any highway in Indiana is subject to a surcharge tax on the consumption of motor fuel. The tax rate is $0.11 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) for liquefied natural gas or biodiesel and $0.11 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) for compressed natural gas. Beginning July 1, 2017, the tax rate will be determined based on the lesser of the tax rate determined by the special fuel tax index factor or $0.21 per DGE or GGE. From July 1, 2018, through July 1, 2024, the tax rate will be determined each year based on the special fuel tax index factor. For more information, see the Indiana Miscellaneous Tax Rates website. (Reference House Bill 1002, 2017, and Indiana Code 6-6-4.1 and 6-6-1.6)

Biodiesel Blend Tax Exemption – updated 6/12/2017

Biodiesel blends of at least 20% (B20) that are used for personal, noncommercial use by the individual that produced the biodiesel portion of the fuel are exempt from the special fuel license tax. The maximum number of gallons of fuel for which the exemption may be claimed is based on the percentage volume of biodiesel in each gallon used. For more information, see the Indiana Department of Revenue Fuel Tax Forms website. (Reference House Bill 1002, 2017, and Indiana Code 6-6-2.5-1.5, 6-6-2.5-28, and 6-6-2.5-30.5)

Ethanol Blend Infrastructure Grants – added 4/10/2017

The Indiana Office of Energy Development and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council administer the Hoosier Homegrown Fuels Blender Pump Program (HHF Program). The HHF Program provides grants to increase public fueling infrastructure availability for higher blends of ethanol. Funds are available to eligible applicants for 70% to 79% of the purchase price of E15 to E85 blender pumps and related hardware. Qualifying dispensers must be available for public use and must dispense higher ethanol blends for a minimum period of five years. For more information about the application process, see the HHF Program website.

Kentucky

Volkswagen Settlement Allocation – added 4/13/2017

The Kentucky General Assembly must approve the allocation of any funds the Commonwealth receives from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Agreement. Kentucky will hold all funds received from the environmental mitigation trust pursuant to the Partial Consent Decree in a trust and agency account. (Reference House Bill 471, 2017)

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Duke Energy – added 5/18/2017

Duke Energy customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Duke Energy Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Maryland

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate Program – updated 5/11/2017

Effective July 1, 2017, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) will offer an EVSE rebate program to an individual, business, or state or local government entity for the costs of acquiring and installing qualified EVSE. Between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2020, rebates are up to the following amounts, for 40% of the costs of acquiring and installing qualified EVSE:

Qualified EntityAmount
Individual$700
Business or State or Local Government$4,000
Retail Service Station Dealer$5,000

Applicants must demonstrate compliance with state, local, and/or federal law that applies to the installation or operation of qualified EVSE. Other requirements may apply. Total funding for each fiscal year will not exceed $1,200,000. For more information, see MEA's EVSE Rebate Program page.

(Reference House Bill 406, 2017, and Maryland Statutes, Business Regulation Code 10-101, and State Government Code 9-2009)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Rate Incentive - Pepco – added 5/11/2017

Pepco offers a time-of-use rate to all qualified Pepco residential customers in Maryland who own or lease a PEV. For more information, see Pepco's Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging website.

Aftermarket Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Conversion Requirements – updated 5/11/2017

Conventional original equipment manufacturer vehicles altered to operate on propane, natural gas, methane, ethanol, or electricity are classified as aftermarket AFV conversions. All vehicle conversions for vehicles certified only to California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards must meet current applicable CARB standards for aftermarket conversions. However, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified conversion kits may be used on EPA 50-state certified vehicles and vehicles with dual-certification that are 14,000 pounds or less. (Reference Code of Maryland Regulations 26.11.34)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Tax Credit – updated 5/11/2017

Effective July 1, 2017, qualified PEV purchasers may apply for a tax credit against the imposed excise tax. The tax credit is limited to one vehicle per individual and 10 vehicles per business entity. Vehicles must be registered in Maryland, unless the vehicle manufacturer conforms to applicable state or federal laws or regulations governing clean fuel vehicles or PEVs during the year in which the vehicle was purchased, or the vehicle was originally registered in another state. A qualified vehicle must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a total purchase price not exceeding $60,000;
  • Be propelled to a significant extent by an electric motor that draws electricity from a battery with a capacity of at least five kilowatt-hours (kWh);
  • Have not been modified from original manufacturer specifications; and
  • Be purchased on or after July 1, 2017.

Vehicles purchased new and titled for the first time between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2020, are eligible for a credit up to $3,000, calculated as $100 per kWh of battery capacity.

The credit is returned to the taxpayer in the form of a check from the state. For more information, including the request form, see the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration's Excise Tax Credit for Plug-In Electric Vehicles website.

(Reference House Bill 406, 2017, and Maryland Statutes, Transportation Code 13-815)

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - BGE – added 5/11/2017

BGE customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the BGE Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Pepco – added 5/11/2017

Pepco customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Pepco Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Delmarva Power – added 5/18/2017

Delmarva Power customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Delmarva Power Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

North Carolina

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Duke Energy – added 5/18/2017

Duke Energy customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Duke Energy Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

North Dakota

Autonomous Vehicle Study – added 6/12/2017

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT) will work with the autonomous vehicle technology industry to study the use of vehicles equipped with automated driving systems on state highways and the data the vehicles store or gather. The study will include a review of current laws dealing with licensing, registration, insurance, data ownership, and inspection and how they should apply to autonomous vehicles. The DOT will report its findings to the legislature in 2019. (Reference House Bill 1202, 2017)

Ethanol Blend Infrastructure Grants – updated 6/12/2017

The North Dakota Department of Commerce administers the Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) grant program. The BIP program works with retailers and state and local government fleets to install infrastructure for higher blends of ethanol. Funds are available to eligible applicants in the following amounts:

InfrastructureGrant Amount
E15 Pumps50% of the costs of installation, up to $15,000
E85 Pumps43% of the costs of installation, up $15,000
Blender Pumps33% of the costs of installation, up to $14,985
Tanks25% of the costs of installation, up to $25,000

Applications are due by October 31, 2017. For more information, including program guidelines and an application, see the BIP Program website.

New Jersey

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Atlantic City Electric – added 5/24/2017

Atlantic City Electric customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Atlantic City Electric Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

New Mexico

New York

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Rebate Program – updated 4/3/2017

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides rebates of up to $2,000 for the purchase or lease of a new eligible plug-in electric vehicle. An eligible vehicle must:

  • Be a four-wheeled motor vehicle manufactured for use on public streets, roads, and highways,
  • Have a gross vehicle weight rating of not more than 8,500 pounds,
  • Have a maximum speed of at least 55 mph, and
  • Be propelled at least in part by an electric motor and associated power electronics that draws electricity from a hydrogen fuel cell or from a battery that has a battery capacity of at least four kilowatt-hours, and is capable of being charged from an external source of electricity.

Rebate amounts vary based on a vehicle's all-electric range and manufacturer's suggested retail price. For more information, see NYSERDA's Drive Clean Rebate website.

Ohio

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Duke Energy – added 5/18/2017

Duke Energy customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Duke Energy Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Pennsylvania

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Funding – updated 5/18/2017

The Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program provides financial assistance for qualified projects; information on alternative fuels, AFVs, and HEVs; and advanced vehicle technology research, development, and demonstration. Projects that result in product commercialization and the expansion of Pennsylvania companies are favored in the selection process.

The AFIG Program also offers rebates to assist eligible residents with the incremental cost of the purchase of new AFVs, including all-electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), natural gas vehicles (NGVs), and propane vehicles. The rebate amounts are $1,750 for qualified EVs and $1,000 for qualified PHEVs, NGVs, and propane vehicles. Rebates are available until 250 rebates are disbursed or June 30, 2017, whichever occurs first.

For more information, including forms and detailed requirements, see the AFIG Program and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates websites. (Reference Title 73 Pennsylvania Statutes, Chapter 18E, Section 1647.3)

Rhode Island

Clean Diesel Grant – added 4/4/2017

The Rhode Island Clean Diesel Fund provides companies with reimbursement grants to reduce emissions from heavy-duty diesel vehicles. Qualified vehicle improvements include vehicle replacements, conversions to alternative vehicle fuels, and idle reduction technologies. To be eligible, vehicles must be registered with the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles, and 50% of the vehicle miles travelled or hours of operation must be in Rhode Island for at least five years following receiving the grant. Applications will be accepted through May 9, 2017. For more information, including eligibility and application requirements, see the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Clean Diesel Fund website. (Reference Rhode Island General Laws 31-47.3-5.1).

South Carolina

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Duke Energy – added 5/18/2017

Duke Energy customers and employees are eligible for a $10,000 rebate for the purchase of a new 2017 Nissan Leaf at participating dealerships. Rebates are available through June 30, 2017, or until funds are exhausted. For more information, see the Duke Energy Nissan Leaf Rebate Flyer.

Tennessee

Alternative Fuel Tax – added 5/11/2017

Compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied gas used for operating motor vehicles on public highways is subject to excise tax imposed on a per gallon basis as follows:

Until June 30, 2017July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019July 1, 2019 & Beyond
CNG$0.13$0.17$0.19$0.22
Liquefied Gas$0.14$0.17$0.19$0.22

For the purposes of this tax, the Tennessee Department of Revenue (Department) uses a CNG gallon equivalent factor of 5.66 pounds (lbs.) and a liquefied gas gallon equivalent factor of 6.06 lbs. Liquefied gas is all combustible gas that exists in the gaseous state at 60 degrees Fahrenheit and at a pressure of 14.7 lbs. per square inch, but does not include gasoline, diesel fuel, or CNG. Government agencies are exempt from this tax. (Reference House Bill 534, 2017, and Tennessee Code 67-3-1101 to 67-3-1103 and 67-3-1113)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Fee – added 5/11/2017

In addition to standard registration fees, PEV owners must pay an annual fee of $100. Low-speed and medium-speed vehicles are exempt from the fee. (Reference House Bill 534, 2017)

Utah

Qualified Heavy-Duty Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Tax Credit – updated 4/10/2017

Qualified taxpayers are eligible for a tax credit for the purchase of a qualified heavy-duty AFV. Qualifying fuels include natural gas, electricity, and hydrogen. Each qualified heavy-duty AFV is eligible for the following tax credit amounts:

YearCredit Amount
2017$25,000
2018$20,000
2019$18,000
2020$15,000

At least 50% of the qualified vehicle's miles must be driven in the state. A single taxpayer may not claim credits for more than 10 AFVs annually or a total annual amount of $500,000. If more than 30% of the total available tax credits in a single year have not been claimed by May 1, a taxpayer may apply for credits on an additional eight AFVs. Up to 25% of the tax credits are reserved for taxpayers with small fleets of less than 40 vehicles. This credit expires December 31, 2020. Additional conditions and restrictions may apply.

(Reference Senate Bill 24, 2017 and Utah Code 59-7-618, 59-10-1033, and 59-13-201)

Hydrogen Fuel Production Incentives – added 4/10/2017

Businesses that convert natural gas to hydrogen fuel, or produce natural gas solely for use in the production of hydrogen fuel for zero emission motor vehicles, may be eligible for an oil and gas severance tax credit. Each eligible applicant may receive a tax credit equal to the amount of the severance tax owed, up to $5,000,000 per year. Entities that produce hydrogen fuel for use in zero emission motor vehicles or hydrogen fueled trucks may also qualify for grant funding or loans from the Community Impact Fund. (Reference House Bill 405, 2017 and Utah Code 35A-8-302 and 59-5-102)

Vermont

All-Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate - Burlington Electric Department (BED) – added 6/9/2017

BED customers are eligible for a $1,200 rebate on the purchase or lease of a new qualifying EV on or after May 30, 2017. Vehicles must have a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of less than $50,000 and be registered in Burlington, VT. Rebates are available through December 31, 2017. For more information, including how to apply, see the BED EV Rebate website.

Washington

Alternative Fuel Commercial Vehicle Tax Credit – updated 6/12/2017

Businesses are eligible to receive tax credits for purchasing new alternative fuel commercial vehicles. Qualified commercial vehicles must be powered primarily by natural gas, propane, hydrogen, dimethyl ether, or electricity. Tax credit amounts vary based on gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and are up to 50% of the incremental cost, with maximum credit values as follows:

GVWRJanuary 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2021
Up to 14,000 pounds (lbs.)$5,000$25,000
14,001 to 26,500 lbs.$10,000$50,000
Over 26,500 lbs.$20,000$100,000

This exemption also applies to qualified used vehicles modified with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-certified aftermarket conversion, as long as the vehicle is being sold for the first time after modification. Modified vehicles are eligible for credits equal to 30% of the commercial vehicle conversion cost, up to $25,000. The converted vehicle must be less than two years old and have an odometer reading of fewer than 30,000 miles. Beginning January 1, 2018, eligible converted vehicles must be less than ten years old and have an odometer reading of fewer than 450,000 miles.

Each entity may claim up to $250,000 or credits for 25 vehicles per year. Credits may be earned between January 1, 2016, and January 1, 2021. All credits earned must be used in that calendar year or the subsequent year. Tax credits are available on a first-in-time basis and are subject to annual limits of $2 million per weight class.

(Reference House Bill 1809, 2017, and Revised Code of Washington 82.16.0497)

Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Charging Infrastructure Funding Pilot Program – added 6/12/2017

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has developed a pilot funding program to strengthen and expand the West Coast Electric Highway network by deploying direct current (DC) fast charging infrastructure along highway corridors in Washington. The WSDOT will implement the first phase of the pilot program July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019. The program is not currently accepting applications (verified May 2017). For more information, see the WSDOT's Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure website. (Reference Revised Code of Washington 47.04.350)