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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.

  • Check out the selection. View cars and find the one that fits you!
  • Get a certificate! Apply for a Verified SCP Customer Certificate by completing our simple application.
  • Buy or lease an electric car. Head out to a participating dealership and test drive your favorite eligible electric vehicle.
  • Get a free charger. Get a free EV charging station from SCP and charge your EV with our local, renewable power sources.
  • Save money and emissions. Fuel your travel with our local, renewable energy that costs less, and reduces emissions every time you hit the road!

You pave the way

California aims to cut gasoline use in half by 2030. Yet, gas-fueled vehicles continue to be one of the largest sources of GHG emissions in the county.

In support, we’ve made a goal to get 10,000 electric vehicles on our roads by 2020.

Our goals


The number of electric vehicles we're striving to get on our roads by 2020.


The number of electric vehicles we're striving to get on our roads by 2030.

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 Bank, 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.