For a customized list of incentives, register for your own PlugStar profile
EV rate discount
Register your EV on My Account to receive a 1.5¢ discount on all electric usage between midnight and 6 AM. For a SMUD account to receive the EV rate credit, a plug-in electric vehicle must be registered with the DMV using the same service address as the SMUD account.
Federal tax credit
You may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500 if you purchased an all-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle. Tax credits apply to both new and pre-owned plug-in and fuel cell electric vehicles. Learn more about tax credits.
If you bought a plug-in EV, you could get up to $1,000 toward EV charging equipment and installation costs. Apply for SMUD Charge@Home.
Managed EV Charging
Get rewarded for charging your EV when it’s best for the electricity grid and when it allows us to use more renewable energy. Learn about our Managed EV Charging program.
Clean Cars 4 All
Income-eligible customers get up to $9,500 towards the purchase of a new or used EV. Review the qualification details.
If you're enrolled in or qualify for SMUD’s Energy Assistance Program Rate (EAPR), you're eligible for free EV charger and installation. If you're not enrolled, you can check your eligibility with our qualification tool. Learn more about EV charger and installation for income-eligible customers.