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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

THERE’S NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW TO GET EV READY!

EVs are in high demand – install an EV charging station at your commercial facility or multi-unit residential dwelling and reap the many benefits.


 

If your project is complete and ready to submit for a rebate, please download and fill out the latest EV Charging Station Incentive Application and submit with supporting documentation to hawaiienergyEVCS@leidos.com.

 

The total amount available is $650,000

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Funding amount displayed represents the program’s total remaining amount through June 30, 2023, as directed by the Hawaii State Legislature under Act 202 (2022).

 

Program Overview & Eligibility

  • Applications must be received by Hawaii Energy within 12 months of the date that a qualifying charging station was installed, activated, and made available for use unless otherwise specified in the program rules.
  • Applicants may apply for any number of Level 2 EVCS rebates per site and up to two (2) DC Fast-Charger rebates per site.
  1. Contact a local retailer/installation contractor to help you. We suggest choosing one of our approved Clean Energy Allies. (On Kauai? Click here for a list of contractors servicing your island).
  2. Assess: Work with your contractor to assess your site and infrastructure and review their estimate for installing your station(s).
  3. Order & Install: Once you approve the project, the contractor will order the charging station that will suit your needs.
  4. Submit Rebate Forms: Once your station is installed, be sure to submit all required documentation within 12 months of activating your station(s) unless otherwise specified in the program rules. Don’t forget, rebates are awarded on a first-come first-served basis as long as funding is available, so submit your application as soon as possible.
  • Program approval is generally not required prior to the purchase and installation of equipment; however, prior approval is strongly recommended to confirm funding availability and verify that the equipment meets minimum qualifications for an incentive.
  • For a full list of eligibility requirements, review our Application & Program Requirements.

Application & Program Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Affordable housing developments must serve families making no more than 100% of the Hawaii Area Median Income (AMI) – as defined per county – to qualify for bonus rebates. Affordable housing developments on Kauai are eligible.

 

Application deadlines for qualifying EV charging stations

 


Questions? Email hawaiienergyEVCS@leidos.com


 

Progress to Date

So far, these rebates have helped make 122 charging stations across the state a reality, including Level II stations at two affordable housing developments.

 


EVCS Installed Since 2019

Data as of March 2022

Click here to view interactive EVCS map


“We strongly believe that more and more of our residents will be buying EVs in the future and we want to prepare for this emerging need in our communities. We were happy that we could incorporate EV charging stations at our Ko`oloa`ula and Kulia properties.”


David Nakamura, Executive Director
Mutual Housing Assoication of Hawaii Inc.

 


Charging Station Resources

 


 

Check out these great organizations to learn more about owning, driving and charging in Hawaii.



Funding for this special rebate offer is appropriated by the Hawaii State Legislature and is administered by Hawaii Energy under the direction of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. This rebate is therefore subject to different terms and conditions than other Hawaii Energy rebates, and we encourage you to read through the eligibility requirements and application thoroughly before applying.

 

Mahalo to our friends at Ulupono Initiative for making rebates
available for affordable housing developments on Kauai!