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State & Utility Regional Business EV Charging Incentives

PG&E Electric Vehicle Charge Network

   •    Three-year program, starting January 2018, to install 7,500 EV charging stations at multi-unit dwellings and workplaces, in PG&E territory
   •    PG&E will pay for, own, maintain and coordinate construction of “make-ready” infrastructure from the transformer to the parking spot (up to 60-80% of total cost).
   •    Additionally, a portion of the equipment will be paid for by PG&E.
   •    Participants can choose to own the EV charger or have PG&E own it. PG&E pays for infrastructure regardless of which option participant chooses.
   •    Participant can define access to EV chargers, making them available to the employees, fleet vehicles, or public.
   •    Minimum of 10 EV parking spaces per site.


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SMUD’s incentives make it easy and affordable for your business to be EV ready.

Commercial EV Program

Commercial charging

To participate in the program, SMUD’s Electrical Service Requirements must be followed (T017 and T004), and all EV chargers on site must be recorded separately through a SMUD EV data meter. Please refer to the Commercial EV program manual for all requirements and procedures.  

Electric Forklift Incentive Pilot Program

Electric forklifts have lower operating costs, no emissions, less maintenance and are quieter to operate.

Class I/II/III forklifts are eligible for a $500 commercial customer incentive.

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a SMUD commercial customer.

  • Purchase or lease a new Class I, II or III forklift.

  • The new forklift must remain operational at the site for at least 3 years.

SMUD eFuel℠ Services

SMUD eFuelSM is a full-service program to assess, design, construct and maintain electric vehicle chargers for commercial customers interested in business/fleet electric vehicles and charging, workplace employee charging or multi-family tenant charging.

The SMUD eFuel program is divided into two components to meet your needs:

  • SMUD eFuel Advisor: SMUD’s EV experts will help you build an EV electrification plan.

  • SMUD eFuel Solutions: Our turnkey installation service that removes key barriers of vehicle electrification.

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