CHEAPR July 2022 Update

CHEAPR Rebates by Month Through July 2022

New CHEAPR, Though Still A Slow Pace of Rebates There were 57 CHEAPR rebates awarded in July, the first month where the higher MSRP cap, now $50,000, was in effect. This was the same number … Read more

Electric Car Guest Drive Returns in September

Audi EV

Share Your EV Knowledge and Get Paid The Electric Car Guest Drive program that is run by the publisher of Electric Car Insider is returning to this general area with 2 September dates, the 23rd … Read more

Federal EVSE Credit Returns

EV Charger

Post by Barry Kresch Tax Credit for Purchase and Installation of an EV Charger The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act has amended US Code 26, Section 30C to reinstate a tax credit for the purchase … Read more

In the In-Between

Hyundai Ioniq 5

Photo: Hyundai Ioniq 5 is an example of a vehicle that immediately loses eligibility due to its not being manufactured in North America Post by Barry Kresch Which EVs Are Eligible for the Federal Tax … Read more

New Federal EV Incentive

Inflation Reduction Act

Post by Barry Kresch EV Transferable Tax Credit Included in Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on August 16th. With it comes a new EV purchase incentive. It … Read more

Volta Chargers at Amazon Fresh

Volta Charger at Amazon Fresh Market in Westport

Photo by David Dreyfuss Update: These chargers have been ordered removed. The site has been approved for chargers but not the signage. How Did That Happen? Volta is a company that installs charging stations at … Read more

CHEAPR June Wrap – The New Program Awaits

CHEAPR Rebates by month through June, 2022

“Old CHEAPR” Quietly Ends – How Fast Will The New Program Ramp? June was a slow rebate month by any measure with just 57 rebates, of which 41 were PHEV. These numbers continue recent trends … Read more

Keeping It Zero On The Road

Maxwell EV Shuttle at Hotel Marcel, New Haven, CT

Net-Zero Hotel Marcel Gets Electric Shuttle Bus Ensconced under the solar canopy in the photo, in front of level 2 J-1772 chargers, is an electric shuttle van from Maxwell. The shuttle seats 14, including the … Read more

EV Registrations Up 19% in First Half of 2022

Trend of Registered EVs in CT thru July 2022

25,444 Registered EVs The new number is the result of 5,441 EVs added to the rolls from January through June (and turnover of 1,379 EVs). This represents virtually the same pace relative to the 5,407 … Read more