Electric Vehicle Rebates in Maine

Maine State flag, MainelyEVs

Currently, individuals AND businesses can take advantage of significant electric vehicle rebates on cars, trucks, and vans purchased in Maine.

Electric Vehicle Rebates Available in Maine

Maine’s residents can take advantage of the following rebates:

Battery Electric Vehicle—purchased new$1,000-$7,500 based on income
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle -purchased new$500-$3000 based on income

Businesses and Organizations in Maine can also claim these rebates:

Battery Electric Vehicle -purchased new

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle -purchased new$1,000

Currently, Maine is offering businesses a limited-time offer for EV expansion to business fleets(

Business Fleet Vehicles:Rebate Amount
Battery Electric Cargo Van$8000
Battery Electric Chassis Cab or Cutaway Van$5000
Battery Electric Car or Pickup (BEV)$4,500
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Car or Pickup (PHEV)$3,500
Level 2 Charger Rebate:
A business that receives an enhanced rebate on an electric vehicle is also eligible for a rebate of $350 per plug for a Level 2 EV charger

Other EV Incentives Nationally


Maine’s EV Rebate Process

Here’s a flowchart showing the steps to obtain an electric vehicle (EV) rebate in Maine:

  1. Research eligible vehicles: Check if the EV you are interested in is eligible for the Maine rebate program.
  2. Check your eligibility: Verify if you meet the criteria for the program, such as being a Maine resident and having a household income below a certain limit.
  3. Purchase the EV: Purchase an eligible EV from a participating dealership in Maine.
  4. Gather required documentation: Collect documentation such as proof of purchase, proof of residency, and proof of income.
  5. Apply for the rebate: Submit the rebate application along with the required documentation to the Efficiency Maine Trust.
  6. Wait for processing: Allow time for the application to be processed, which can take up to several weeks.
  7. Receive the rebate: If approved, receive the rebate as a check or as a credit applied to your vehicle’s financing.

Note that the above steps are subject to change, and it is always best to check the most up-to-date information on the Efficiency Maine website.

We also help locate affordable EV Charger Installers.

The Maine Authority on EVs and Charging Solutions

Mainely EVs

Find a local EV charger installer