Maine Electric Vehicle & Hybrid Incentives

Maine offers various incentives for purchasing Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Hybrids. These incentives include tax credits, rebates, and exemptions. These benefits are intended to encourage people to switch to more environmentally friendly vehicles and reduce their carbon footprint. There are a variety of factors that can help determine which incentives you may qualify for.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebates.

Efficiency Maine’s EV Accelerator provides rebates to Maine residents, businesses, government entities, and tribal governments for the purchase or lease of a new EV or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at participating Maine dealerships. Rebate amounts are based on participant type:

Vehicle Type Individuals, Businesses, Organizations Qualified Low-Income Maine Resident Maine Governmental Entity or Tribal Government Non-Profit Organizations
Electric Vehicle $2,000 $5,500 $7,500 $7,500
Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle $1,000 $4,000 $2,000 $2,000

Qualified low-income residents are also eligible for a rebate of up to $2,500 for the purchase of a used EV or PHEV. Vehicles must be purchased or leased between December 21, 2020, and August 31, 2022.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebates for Businesses.

The Efficiency Maine EV Accelerator provides rebates to businesses for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and EVs at participating dealerships. Rebate amounts are based on vehicle type:

Individuals, Businesses, Organizations Rebate Amount
Light-Duty PHEV $3,500
Light-Duty EV $4,500
All-Electric Van (Chassis Cab or Cutaway) $5,000
All-Electric Cargo Van $8,000

Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Businesses must have a fleet of at least five registered light-duty vehicles to be eligible for the light-duty rebates.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Funding.

Efficiency Maine offers a rebate of $350 to government and non-profit entities for the purchase of Level 2 EV charging stations. Applicants are awarded one rebate per port and may receive a maximum of two rebates. EV charging stations must be purchased between December 21, 2020, an August 31, 2022. EV charging stations along specific roads and at locations that will likely experience frequent use will be prioritized.

Contact or Visit Your Local Berlin City Dealership Today.

Whether you’re looking for an EV, Hybrid, PHEV, or something else, we have a local Maine dealership ready to help you find the car of your dreams. Local Berlin City Maine dealerships include Berlin City Honda of Portland in South Portland, ME, Berlin City Lexus in Portland, ME, Berlin City Nissan of Portland in South Portland, ME, and Berlin City Toyota of Portland in Portland, ME. Their sales and finance team are on standby, ready to help you secure all the available tax incentives and rebates available to you!

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