Federal Incentives

State Incentives

  • Maryland Excise Tax Credit for up to $3,000 may be applied for new and leased plug-in electric vehicles.
  • Maryland’s Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Grants.
    • Only Maryland-based private businesses are eligible, and projects must take place in the state. Grant awards will range from $35,000 to $500,000 and applicant cost share must be at least 50%. Applications will be accepted on a competitive basis through February 10, 2017.
  • Maryland’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Voucher Program.
    • Vouchers for the purchase of new and converted AFVs registered in Maryland. Eligible vehicles include purchased or leased light-, medium-, and heavy-duty dedicated natural gas, propane, hybrid electric, plug-in electric, and hydraulic hybrid vehicles. Voucher amounts are based on gross vehicle weight rating and are capped at 50% of the vehicle’s incremental cost; the cap does not apply to plug-in electric vehicles. Accepting applications until May 5, 2017.
  • HOV permit for drivers of plug-in electric vehicles registered in Maryland may allow them to use  HOV lanes, providing they obtain and display an HOV permit on the vehicle.
  • Pepco Plug-in Vehicle Charging Pilot  is a program offered to residential customers of PEPCO with plug-in electric vehicles.
    • Encouraging customers in Maryland who own plug-in vehicles to take advantage of off-peak charging. Save money, lighten the grid load, breathe easier, make an impact.
  • BGE offers information and special monthly rates for their customers who are owners of plug-in electric vehicles.
  • Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Rebates are available to reduce the cost of purchasing and installing an electric vehicle charging station.

Maryland Laws and Regulations