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Commercial EV Charger Rebate

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SELCO IS NOW OFFERING COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS REBATES

UP TO $5,000 TO INSTALL EV CHARGING EQUIPMENT

The SELCO 2023 Commercial EV Charging Station Rebate Program provides SELCO commercial, municipal and industrial (general service/demand) customers with an incentive to install electric vehicle charging supply equipment (EVSE). Qualifying projects are eligible for different levels of funding depending on charging level capabilities, up to $5,000 per property. SELCO's rebate can also be coupled with federal tax credits, for even more savings. SELCO customers can install EV charging stations at little or no cost! Be an environmental leader, attract customers and increase the time customers spend in your business!

How to Apply

SELCO customers must apply for a rebate through our online portal:

https://shrewsburyma.viewpointcloud.com/

Applications are not considered complete without the following documents.

 

Necessary Documents
  • Signed Terms & Conditions (provided when you open an online application - summarized below) 

  • Site Plan (aerial layout)

  • Electrician and/or EVSE contractor’s proposal including manufacturer’s specification sheets

  • Itemized quote(s) of total project costs

Terms and Conditions
  • Incentives are based on charging level capability (kW)

    • Level 1 (below 2kW, typically 120V): $250 per outlet

    • Level 2 (3kW-19kW, typically 240V, sometimes 208V): $500 per charging port  

    • Level 3 DCFC: (at least 20kW): $1,500 per charging port

  • Eligible costs include materials and labor for the following:

    • Utility-side infrastructure upgrades required to accommodate the charging station: distribution, transformers, meters, conductors

    • Customer-side infrastructure: charging stations, panel, conductor, trenching, boring, conduit

  • The customer is responsible for any other ancillary and/or ongoing costs such as permitting fees, signage, bollards, maintenance, fees, network equipment, etc. 

  • This rebate is only for SELCO municipal, commercial, or general service customers with active accounts, in good standing, with no late payment within the previous 24 months.

  • Limit of $5,000 per address.

  • The customer must provide information on any other grants or rebate funding that will be used for the project. SELCO may adjust rebates so that total funding does not exceed 100% of total project costs. 

  • Customers must provide / grant access to charger usage data to SELCO.

  • Level 2 and 3 stations must be added to Plugshare (https://www.plugshare.com/) and the US Department of Energy national Alternative Fuels Data Center station locator (https://afdc.energy.gov/stations).

  • Level 2 and Level 3 (DCFC) chargers must be compatible with SELCO’s Demand Response program (OCPP compliant) to prohibit charging during peak events as identified by ISO-NE/SELCO.

  • Stations must include signage indicating “right to charge” EV access

  • Level 2 stations must have at least one standardized SAE J1772 (IEC 62196 Type 1) connector port, also known as a “J plug”. 

  • Level 3 stations must have at least one standardized CCS connector port. 

  • A “charging station” is defined as one charging unit with one or dual (two) ports. Typically, free-standing, or pedestal-based chargers have two cables and ports (dual), whereas wall-mounted chargers often have one cable and port. 

  • Chargers must be commercially available. SELCO may disapprove of certain charging units at its discretion.  

  • Applications are not considered complete until all required documents are submitted.

  • Once applications are reviewed and approved, SELCO Engineering will determine the necessary utility infrastructure upgrade costs (if any).

  • Construction of the station may not begin until SELCO approves the rebate. 

  • The applicant is responsible for all necessary permitting, work requests, and associated fees 

  • Once the project is complete, SELCO may inspect the station for compliance with our requirements. 

  • Customers may also be eligible for additional rebates from our Commercial EV Fleet program. 

  • This rebate may be considered taxable income by the federal or state government. Consult a tax professional for advice and to determine the tax consequences of this rebate

  • This offer is valid from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.

  • As funding allows, SELCO reserves the right to discontinue, modify or end this offer at any time.

Questions concerning this program should be emailed to SELCO’s Integrated Resources Analyst: Patrick Collins at pcollins@shrewsburyma.gov or by telephone at  508-841-8313.

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