The Charge Up New Jersey program to incentivize electric vehicles has paused as of April 17th, 2023. Dealerships and showrooms had until 9:00pm EST on Monday, May 1st, 2023 to enter all eligible orders from July 25th, 2022 to April 17th, 2023.
Currently, no additional funds are anticipated for FY 23. However, we will keep you updated on information regarding FY 24 funding for Charge Up New Jersey as directed by the NJ Board of Public Utilities.
The Charge Up Residential Charger Rebate remains active and is not impacted by the pause in the EV incentive program.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CSE at email@example.com or call 877-426-2474.
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All New Jersey residents who purchase or lease, and register an eligible electric vehicle, in the State of New Jersey are eligible for the incentive.
No. Vehicles must be ordered, purchased or leased after 07/25/2022, the launch of the point-of-sale program, through participating dealerships to be eligible for the incentive.
Newly available EV models will be considered for the program. Manufacturers must fill out an OEM Vehicle Submission Form, and email it to EV.Programs@bpu.nj.gov.
The incentive amount equals $25 per mile of EPA-rated all-electric range, up to a maximum of $4,000 per eligible vehicle.
|MSRP||Incentive Calculation||Maximum Incentive|
|Under $45,000||All-electric mileage x $25||$4,000|
|$45,000 - $55,000||All-electric mileage x $25||$2,000|
Incentive Calculation Example
The 2021 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In has 25 EPA-rated all-electric miles of range.
($25) x (25 EPA-rated all-electric miles) = $625 Incentive
The 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric is a BEV with 258 miles of EPA-rated all-electric range and an MSRP below $45,000. This incentive tier has a maximum of $4,000. Therefore, the 2021 Kona EV would be eligible for a $4,000 incentive.
The 2021 BMW i3 is a BEV with 153 miles of EPA-rated all-electric range, but the MSRP is above $45,000. This incentive tier has a maximum of $2,000. Therefore, the 2021 BMW i3 would be eligible for a $2,000 incentive.
Newly available Charger models will be considered for the program. Manufacturers must fill out an OEM Charger Submission Form and email it to EV.Programs@bpu.nj.gov.
No, the incentive amount is the same and it is given in full to the consumer regardless of whether the vehicle is purchased or leased.
An incentive of $250 will be provided toward the purchase and installation of in-home electric vehicle charging infrastructure once the program is launched.