Clean Fleet EV Program

EV and EV Charger Incentives for Public and Non-Profit Fleets

New Jersey's Clean Energy Program aims to achieve a 100% clean energy future. Through the Clean Fleet EV and EV Charging Program, local, state and nonprofit entities are eligible for incentives toward the purchase of battery electric vehicles, Level 2 EV charging equipment and direct current fast chargers (DCFCs) for their fleet charging.

Awards for eligible entities include:

  • Up to $4,000 for eligible light-duty battery electric vehicles (BEVs)
  • Up to $10,000 toward the purchase of eligible Class 2B-6 BEVs
  • Up to $5,000 each for public Level 2 charging equipment (up to the cost of the charging equipment)
  • Up to $4,000 for fleet Level 2 charging equipment (not available to the public) up to the cost of the charging equipment
  • Up to $50,000 for DCFC stations (up to the cost of the chargers)
  • Up to $5,000 toward make-ready costs for fleet Level 2 charging equipment (up to 50% of cost)
  • Up to $50,000 toward the make-ready costs for DCFC charging stations (up to 50% of cost)

Award caps are based on population, see a list of Eligible Entities.

Overburdened Municipalities are eligible for bonus incentives. See below for more information.

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Application Process

Applicants must complete a two-step process.
Step 1: Provide details of the
intended purchase, and if approved,
incentive funding will be reserved.
Step 2: Provide proof of purchase
and installation, and if approved,
claim the incentive.

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PurchaseIncentive (each)
Light-Duty BEVUp to $4,000
Class 2B-6 BEVUp to $10,000
Public Level 2 EV Charging EquipmentUp to $5,000*
Fleet Level 2 EV Charging EquipmentUp to $4,000*
DCFC EV ChargerUp to $50,000*
Level 2 Charging Equipment make-ready costsUp to $5,000**
DCFC make-ready costsUp to $50,000**

*Up to the cost of the Charger
**Up to 50% of the cost

Award Caps for Local Governments, Local
Government Entities, Local Schools and Non-Profit
Population ServedBattery Electric VehiclesDual Port L2 Charging EquipmentDCFC Charging Stations
Up to 20,000421
Over 100,00020158
Award Caps for State Government, State Agencies,
Boards or Commissions, State Universities, County
Government and County Authorities
Battery Electric VehiclesLevel 2 Charging EquipmentDCFC Charging Stations

Eligibility Requirements

Incentives are available to local, state, and nonprofit entities including: 

  • Local government
  • Local government entities
  • Local schools
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • State government
  • State agencies
  • State boards or commissions
  • State universities
  • County government
  • County authorities

Vehicle Eligibility

  • All new and used BEVs up to Federal Highway Administration Class 6 may be eligible for incentive funding. Neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs), such as electric golf carts and other similar EVs, are not eligible for an incentive.

EV Charging Equipment Eligibility

Any brand of Level 2 charging equipment with standard connectors available for use by all EVs is eligible provided that the charging equipment is:

Any brand of DCFC charging equipment is eligible provided that the equipment is:

  • Dual port
  • UL2202 listed
  • Capable of networking with a state compliant network provider

View the full Terms and Conditions

Overburdened Municipalities

To be eligible for additional incentive, chargers and vehicles must be located in an area designated as an Overburdened Municipality by the Community Energy Planning Program, Docket No. QO21091113.

Learn more about Overburdened Municipalities on the New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program website.

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