Electric Vehicle Charging Incentives

Many governments and utilities offer tax credits and rebates to encourage the deployment of charging infrastructure. See the list below for the currently available incentives by state.


Detroit based DTE Energy now offers charger rebates through its Charging Forward program as an incentive for commercial, workplace, and residential customers to deploy charging stations throughout its service area. 

Program Components:


Residential Smart Charger Support - Provides up to $500 rebates to support the installation of ~2,800 smart chargers, including the ChargePoint Level 2 Home EV Charger.


Charging Infrastructure Enablement - Supports the deployment of ~32 DC Fast Charger (DCFC) stations with a rebate of $20,000 per charger and ~1,000 Level 2 ports with a rebate of $2,500 per port. Also supports the charging infrastructure for electrified fleets.


The rebates are structured as follows:

DC Fast Charger (DCFC) stations receive $20,000 per charger 

  • Minimum of two chargers per site to ensure charging availability

Level 2 stations receive $2,500 per port 

  • Minimum of four ports per site to ensure charging availability
  • Maximum of 20 port rebates per site to spread charging across DTE service territory
  • Maximum of 100 port rebates per business or commercial customer to ensure funding is dispersed



  • Open to business and commercial DTE Electric customers 
  • You must have the right to install, own, operate, and maintain charging equipment at the location
  • You must install and maintain qualified chargers for at least five years

Contact us for more information on these great incentives!

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