Commercial Charging Incentive 2019

Commercial Charging Incentive Summary

This program offers a financial incentive to businesses who install electric vehicle chargers for use by their fleet, employees, or customers.

Why does this program exist?
Electrifying transportation is an important part of Ashland's Climate and Energy Action Plan. Removing fossil fuels from our transportation infrastructure reduces climate-altering emissions, improves local air quality, and creates additional load for our locally-owned electric utility.

Business locations are a key area to support vehicle electrification. Workplaces may benefit by saving money through electrifying fleet vehicles, offering an additional benefit for employees, or as an amenity for customers. For more information about the benefits, please see this excellent resource on Workplace charging by our partners at Forth.

What incentives are available?
Incentives vary depending on the amount of parking spaces owned. City of Ashland will reimburse $500 per charger installed, according to the table below.

Number of parking spaces owned

Number of Chargers Installed

(Incentive Amount)

1 - 9 1 ($500)
10 - 19 2 ($1,000)
20 - 29 3 ($1,500)
30 - 39 4 ($2,000)
40 - 49 5 ($2,500)
50+ Contact program administrator.

Who can apply for this incentive?
Your business may apply for this incentive if
  • The business has an active Commercial electric account, in good standing with Ashland Municipal Electric Utility.
  • The business is an active, registered contributor to Ashland's Transient Occupancy Tax

How do I apply?
Please fill out the Workplace Charging Application Form.

About Ashland's Climate Plan
City of Ashland Electric Vehicle programs exist to support Ashland's Climate and Energy Action Plan. Ashland’s Climate Vision for 2050 is to be a resilient community that has zero net greenhouse gas emissions, embraces equity, protects healthy ecosystems, and creates opportunities for future generations. For more information please see

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