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Alternative Fuel Rebates for Consumers

Beginning December 19, the program is accepting applications under the current guidelines until February 28 or until 500 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

As of February 20, 2020, 30 applications remain.

How to Apply

All applicants should read the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Guidelines for important details on eligibility and rebate amounts.

Rebates are offered to Pennsylvania residents only. (Companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies are invited to apply for Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants.) For further information, please review the guidelines.

You must submit your rebate application no later than 6 months from the date of vehicle purchase.

To apply, use the eGrants electronic application submission process. Please be sure to select Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program in the application system. For assistance with the eGrants system, please contact:

Customer Service
1-800-379-7448
M-F 8:30 – 5:00
ra-dcedcs@pa.gov

Instructional video: How to Submit an AFV Rebate Application (MP4)

Rebates are offered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available. Rebates are subject to the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Guidelines in effect at time of application (not date of vehicle purchase).

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program will re-start on March 1, 2020 under new guidelines.

For information on the AFV Rebate Program call: (717) 783-8411

Eligible Vehicles

New vehicles with final purchase price of $50,000 or less (purchase or lease):

$1,500 rebate on:

  • Battery electric vehicle
  • Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

$1,000 rebate on:

  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle
  • Electric motorcycle
  • Compressed natural gas vehicle
  • Propane fueled vehicle

One-time pre-owned and demonstration vehicles (purchase only):

$1,000 rebate on:

  • Battery electric vehicle
  • Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle
  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle
  • Compressed natural gas vehicle
  • Propane fueled vehicle

One-time pre-owned vehicles:
-Odometer reading of 75,000 miles or less
-Final purchase price of $50,000 or less
-Purchased from a registered dealer

Demonstration vehicles:
-From a registered dealer
-Final purchase price of $50,000 or less
-Odometer reading: Over 500 and less than 10,000 miles

Additional low-income rebates:

An additional $1,000 is available to applicants who meet low-income requirements. For details, see Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Guidelines.