Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate Program

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ATTENTION (9/17/21): Residential rebate applicants please be advised that MEA has been and continues to experience temporary staffing shortages that are producing extended application processing times. Please consult the following guidance with regard to response time expectations for residential applications:

  • Applicants that submit the initial inquiry to initiate the electronic application process should expect to receive a Virtu link for secure application submission within 7-10 business days of inquiry receipt.
  • Applicants should expect to receive either an approval notification, rejection notification, or request for additional information within 30 business days of application receipt.
  • Applications should expect to receive payment within 6 weeks of application approval.
  • Applicants are reminded that applications may be submitted to MEA by physical mail in lieu of electronic submission, though processing times will likely be similar.

Program Description: The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Rebate Program provides funding assistance for costs incurred acquiring and/or installing qualified EV supply equipment, also referred to as charging stations.

Program Purpose: The EVSE Rebate Program aims to reduce the financial burden of acquiring and/or installing charging stations and to increase EV adoption in support of the state’s EV deployment and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals.

Type of Program: Rebate; Non-competitive (first-come, first-served)

Anticipated Program Budget: The total amount of funding currently available for this rebate program in state fiscal year (FY) 2022 (7/1/21- 6/30/22) is up to $1,800,000. Applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the FY22 EVSE Rebate Program guidelines below. This document contains information regarding project requirements, eligibility restrictions, the application process, and program terms and conditions. Please follow the application instructions provided within the document.

Program Documents:

For more general program information, contact MEA by email at michael.jones1@maryland.gov ​or by phone at 410-598-2090 to speak with Mike Jones, MEA Transportation Program Manager. If you have questions regarding submitted applications and/or their status, please contact evse.mea@maryland.gov.

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