Electric vehicles and other clean mobility options are crucial to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality. The Electric Department has developed several incentive programs in addition to State and Federal programs to support the transition to sustainable modes of transportation.
City Incentives and Rebates
EV Discount Program
Electric Vehicles play an important role to achieve clean mobility by reducing pollution and emissions.
The Electric Department offers the following discount to EV drivers that switch to a Time of Use rate:
$50 per month for income-qualified CARE customers.
$25 per month for electric customers.
Rebate Form is here. Once the application is received, we will run a Time of Use analysis to ensure the time of use and discount result in savings.
Public EV Charging
Currently, the City has 12 EV chargers in the City Hall parking lot located at 401 Grove St.
The charging rate is $.55/kWh. Charging is free Mon-Friday 5:30pm - 7:30am, Saturdays and Sundays.
Electric Bike Rebate
The City if offering rebates for new e-bikes and e-bike conversion kits to promote biking as a clean mobility option.
The rebates are as follows:
$700 for income-qualified CARE customers
$400 for an e-bike purchased in Healdsburg
$300 for an e-bike purchased outside of Healdsburg
$50 for an e-bike conversion attachment kit
See the rebate form for more detailed information and qualifications.
Federal and State Incentives and Rebates
Federal Tax Incentive
- all electric and plug-in hybrid cars may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. The credit amount will vary based on the capacity of the battery used to power the vehicle.
California Clean Fuel Reward
- Point of sale rebate of up to $1,500 at a participating retails or car dealership. Website to be launched in November 2020.
CALeVIP Sonoma Coast Incentive Project
- Rebates for DC Fast chargers and Level II charging infrastructure. More information can be found here.