CHEAPR Rebates Up as Car Sales Plummet

CHEAPR Rebates by Model by Month First Quarter 2020

First Quarter Sales Results Were Terrible for the Industry, but a Sliver of a Silver Lining for EVs The first-quarter economic data were just released and as bad as expected (GDP down 4.8%) with worse … Read more

CHEAPR Update and COVID Outlook

CHEAPR Rebate Trend Through Feb 2020

CHEAPR Rebates – The Doldrums Continue Given the after-effects of the change in rebate parameters, the numbers seen in the graph were not a surprise. This information dates through the end of February, which is … Read more

CHEAPR Update with Data Through Jan 31

CT CHEAPR EV purchase incentive rebates by month

Updated Track of CHEAPR Rebates – Data through 1/31/20 We have been keeping watch on rebate activity since the most recent change made to the CHEAPR rebate parameters, which lowered both incentives and price cap. … Read more

Ideas to Improve CHEAPR

CHEAPR ideas for improvement

Interesting Approaches to EV Incentives in Neighboring States This blog has published a number of articles about the recent changes in the CHEAPR program and how they have impacted rebates. Our feeling is that these … Read more

CHEAPR Falls Off a Cliff

Rebates Are Down 81% Based on Early Data CHEAPR is the Connecticut EV purchase incentive program, administered by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). As of October 15, DEEP lowered the incentive … Read more

CHEAPR Changes Likely to Impact the Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

The Potential Impact of the Lower CHEAPR Price Cap Looking at the implication of the changes made to the CHEAPR rebate criteria on October 15, the lower price cap seems directly targeted at excluding the … Read more

A Cheaper CHEAPR

CHEAPR lowers incentives for BEVs and PHEVs, Changes MSRP Cap After this blog put up a detailed update on CHEAPR 2 weeks ago, the date at which the replenishment of funds mandated by the legislature … Read more

CHEAPR Replenishment

CHEAPR Logo

CHEAPR Update Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate, in case you were wondering, is what the acronym stands for. CHEAPR has been with us for a while now. It was passed in 2015 and … Read more