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Drive EV is back!

It's your last chance to save thousands on an electric vehicle.


Get rid of your gas guzzler and save.

You have the power to reduce the cost of travel, in more ways than one. Our Drive EV program offers you thousands in savings when you choose to drive electric. Up front, you’ll receive incentives of $1,000 on a used EV and $2,000 on a new EV from SCP, and the savings could add up even more with additional dealer and manufacturer discounts, and other rebates, incentives and tax credits.

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Going electric is easy. Here’s how.

  1. Get a certificate! Apply for a Verified SCP Customer Certificate.
  2. Buy or lease an electric car. View eligible cars and head out to a participating dealership to test drive a new EV.
  3. Get a free EV charger. Power your new EV with our local, renewable energy that costs less, and reduces emissions with a free EV charging station from SCP.

Free electric vehicle charging station

Once you’re zipping around in your new EV, get a free EV charging station from us! After you’ve installed the station, you can connect it to our GridSavvy program and help us move toward a cleaner grid and improve the electricity grid’s performance under times of stress. Learn More

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Affordability Assistance

If you’re thinking about buying an electric car but need some help to afford it, there are resources available to you!

As part of the Clean Vehicle Assistance Program (CVAP), the State of California, in partnership with Beneficial State Foundation, is offering low-to-moderate income residents the opportunity to receive a $5,000 grant towards the purchase of a new or used electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid! Combine this with our low-income $4,000 incentive and the offers from the dealers, and you’ve got a deal too good to pass up!

Customer may also qualify for affordable financing from the Clean Vehicle Assistance Program. Learn more and start driving electric!

Note: If you receive a CVAP grant, you may not be eligible to receive the Clean Vehicle Rebate. Visit for full program details.


To help make electric vehicles more affordable, there are a number of rebates available to customers that lease or purchase a new EV!

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) promotes clean vehicle adoption by offering rebates of up to $4,500 for the purchase or lease of new, eligible zero-emission vehicles, including electric, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.


Clean Fuel Rebate

Customers with EVs are eligible to receive a $500 Clean Fuel Rebate from the State of California for their use of electricity as a clean transportation fuel, which is about one year's worth of electricity to fuel your car.


Go Green! Rebate

The Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District proudly presents Go Green!, a grant and rebate program for the lease or purchase of a new EV. Low income supplemental assistance available for qualifying applicants.


A great drive

We have been working with our partners to develop tools that make adopting an EV easy for you.

  • Drive EV. Choose EV helps you estimate your potential cost and carbon savings by switching to an EV.
  • EV 101, developed and maintained by the Regional Climate Protection Authority, is a 24/7 responsive online resource for all your EV questions in easy to understand information.
  • Our EV Buyer's Guide was developed to make getting a new car easier because we understand that its one of the most significant purchases a household makes.

You paved the way

Throughout the past two years, we have deployed over 770 electric vehicles through our incentive programs - a good start to our goal of having 10,000 electric vehicles on our roads by 2020 and cutting greenhouse gas emission.

See our Evaluation Dashboard to see the results of the last two programs and read their respective evaluation reports.