The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the December 27 PA Bulletin announcing the continued availability of rebates for alternative fuel vehicles. The following rebates are still available:
— $2,000 rebate for a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) (battery system capacity equal/greater than 10 kWh) or battery electric vehicle (EV) (battery system capacity equal/greater than 10 kWh); does not include electric motorcycle, scooter, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or low speed electric vehicle.
— $1,000 rebate for a PHEV or EV (battery system capacity less than 10 kWh); does not include electric motorcycle, scooter, ATV or low speed electric vehicle.
— $1,000 rebate for a natural gas fueled vehicle; original equipment manufacturer (OEM)/certified retrofit only.
— $1,000 rebate for a propane fueled vehicle; OEM/certified retrofit only.
— $1,000 rebate for a hydrogen or fuel cell vehicle, or both.
— $500 rebate for an electric motorcycle, scooter, ATV or other low speed electric vehicle if registered in this Commonwealth.
There are a limited number of rebates left at $2,000. The rebate program offered will be reassessed upon payment of the first 500 rebates at $2,000 or June 30, 2015, whichever occurs first.
Rebates will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis in the order in which they are received. To qualify for the rebate, the alternative fuel vehicle must be registered in this Commonwealth and be operated primarily within this Commonwealth. Rebate request forms and required documentation must be submitted to the Department no later than 6 months after the vehicle is purchased.For more information, visit DEP’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program webpage.