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DRIVE EV

Driving Rhode Island to Vehicle Electrification DRIVE EV is an electric vehicle (EV) rebate program administered by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) to support adoption of electric vehicles by Rhode Island residents, small-businesses, non-profits, and public sector entities.

DRIVE EV INDIVIDUAL

  • RI residents only
  • Up to $2,500 for qualified new battery and fuel cell electric vehicles (BEVs and FCEVs)
    • Rebates also available for plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and used electric vehicles (EVs)
    • Restrictions apply
      • Vehicles must be purchased at a licensed RI Automobile Dealership and registered in RI
  • Submit your online application and supporting documents within 120 days of purchase/lease
  • Vehicles must have been purchased or leased on or after July 7, 2022      

DRIVE+

  • Up to additional $2,000 rebate based on income-eligibility
  • Demonstrate participation in a qualifying state or federal program OR complete and sign Self-Attestation Form of Income
Apply Now*

* This application is for DRIVE EV and DRIVE+ applicants

DRIVE EV FLEET

  • RI Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Public Sector Entities only
  • Up to $2,500 for qualified new battery and fuel cell electric vehicles (BEVs and FCEVs)
    • Rebates also available for used electric vehicles (EVs)
    • Restrictions apply
      • Vehicles must be purchased at a licensed RI Automobile Dealership and registered in RI
  • Submit your online application (up to 5 vehicles at a time) and supporting documents within 120 days of purchase/lease
  • Vehicles must have been purchased or leased on or after July 7, 2022   
  • Extra $1,000 rebate per vehicle for applicants located in high-asthma municipalities
Apply Now