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Utah Incentives

Specific incentives for Utah Residents  

Earn cash incentives for installing electric vehicle charging stations. Incentives can cover up to 75% of charger costs. Electric vehicle charging will help encourage clean transportation adoption and improve Utah’s air quality.

Utah DEQ workplace charging funding assistance

During the 2019 General Legislative Session, the State Legislature appropriated $4.9 million to be used as an incentive for the installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) throughout the State. The EVSE Incentive Program allows businesses, non-profit organizations, and other governmental entities (excluding State Executive Branch agencies) to apply for a grant for reimbursement of up to 50% of the purchase and installation costs for a pre-approved EVSE project. Funds can be used for the purchase and installation of both Level 2 or DC fast charging EVSE.

Free Metered Parking in SLC

SLC Green Vehicles are eligible for a special parking permit that allows free parking for up to two hours at Salt Lake City parking meters.

HOV Lane Exemption

Electric vehicles are permitted to use HOV lanes, regardless of the number of passengers. Qualified vehicles must display the special clean fuel decal issued by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT); a limited number of decals are available.

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The average cost to fill up an EV is around $9 compared to around $40 for a comparable gasoline powered car.

Federal Incentives

The federal government has instated federal incentives to drive the adoption of electric vehicles.

Federal tax credit

Up to $7,500 back on your income tax credit (recently expanded to include additional manufactures)

Up to $4,000 back for used EV’s

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High Occupany Lane Exemption

The FAST Act extended the ability for public authorities to offer HOV access for low emission and energy-efficient vehicles, such as HEVs, through 2019, if the vehicles pay a toll. AFVs and plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) may continue to be granted free or discounted access to HOV lanes through 2025

Qualified Two-Wheeled Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Tax Credit

The credit is for 10% of the cost of the qualified vehicle, up to $2,500. For more information about claiming the credit, see the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)  Plug-In Electric Vehicle Credit website

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Leaders for Clean Air

Leaders for Clean Air is a 501(c)(3) non-profit committed to improving Utah’s air quality by providing free electric vehicle charging stations to Utah businesses, implementing large-scale electric charger projects, and promoting the benefits of electric vehicle technology.

Alternative Fuel Data Center

The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reach their energy and economic goals through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.

Utah Clean Air

UCAIR is a statewide clean air partnership created to make it easier for individuals, businesses and communities to make small changes to improve Utah’s air. Every small change adds to a collective bigger step toward better health, a better economy and better overall quality of life for all of us

Drive Electric Utah is a program is run by Utah Clean Cities Coalition. It is funded by the Department of Energy that is focused on reducing the use of petroleum use in the United States. If you want to learn more about Utah Clean Cities and our mission please visit