Climate-Friendly Transportation Rebates

Electric Vehicle and Electric BikeIn Saanich, burning fossil fuels for personal vehicle transportation is the biggest source of GHG emissions in our community. Access help for making a switch to active, public, or renewable transportation today!

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Active, public, and shared mobility rebates - visit www.scrapit.ca for details. (Terms apply and programs change frequently.)

Electric vehicle (EV) rebates – visit www.pluginbc.ca for details. (Terms apply and programs change frequently.)

Fleet electrification - visit https://pluginbc.ca/go-electric-fleets/ for details (terms apply). This program is open to B.C. registered companies, non-profit organizations and public entities and provides funding, training, and other support for deploying zero emission fleets. 

EV Charging rebates –  (Terms apply and programs change frequently.)

Federal Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program for public places, on-street, multi-unit residential buildings, workplaces and light duty fleets. Provides 50% of costs up to specific maximums by project type for for Level 2, Fast Chargers, and hydrogen refuelling stations. (Multiple intakes per year - check eligibility requirements for each intake.)

CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebate Program

  • Homes (single family homes, townhomes, or duplexes)
    • 50% of costs up to $350
  • Apartments/Condos
    • EV Ready rebates
    • Standalone EV charger rebate
      • Up to $56,000 for chargers ($14,000 per building, up to four buildings)
  • Workplaces 
    • Up to 50% of those costs, to a maximum of $2,000 per charger, and $14,000 per workplace.
    • A business can apply for a maximum of four of their workplace sites, resulting in a maximum project rebate of $56,000.
  • Public charger rebates
    • Up to $130,000 for public DC Fast Chargers plus additional funding for Level 2 Stations
    • Businesses, non-profits, local governments, Indigenous communities or public sector organizations may apply

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