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El Paso Electric EV Chargers by El Paso Electric Company – NM

March 23, 2024

Workplace and Public Smart Charging Program:

  • Rebate covers up to 50% of installation costs, capped at $3,500 per Level 2 charging station
  • Must be networked Level 2 station with dual ports, UL listed, ENERGY STAR certified
  • Required smart/managed charging capabilities allow utility to control charging times
  • Station must connect to a public charging network via wifi/cellular
  • Business must share access to charging data with El Paso Electric

Multi-Unit Dwelling (MUD) Smart Charging Program:

  • Higher rebate of up to 75% of installation costs, capped at $5,250 per Level 2 station
  • Same technical requirements as workplace program (dual Level 2, UL, ENERGY STAR, smart charging)
  • Must be accessible to MUD tenants/customers in parking areas
  • Requires sharing charging data with utility

El Paso Electric EV Chargers by El Paso Electric Company - NM

DCFC Smart Charging Program:

  • Rebate covers 50% of installation costs up to $104,000 per DC fast charging site
  • Limited to around 16 DCFC stations total, with 2 reserved for Las Cruces/Hatch
  • Must be minimum 50kW capacity, UL listed for DCFC
  • Require non-proprietary plugs like CCS and CHAdeMO
  • Public accessibility and credit card payment capability if fees charged
  • Share charging data required

Public Transit/Fleet Program:

  • For Level 2: 50% rebate up to $3,500 plus $13,000 for service upgrades
  • For DCFC: 50% rebate up to $26,000 plus $37,000 for service upgrades
  • Level 2 requirements similar to workplace program
  • DCFC must be minimum 25kW, with non-proprietary plugs
  • Designed specifically for public transit agencies and commercial fleets

Some key additional details I would highlight:

  • Rebates only apply to new charging station installations after program start date
  • Proof of completed installation required to receive rebate
  • Sharing charging data allows utility to analyze and manage EV load
  • Smart charging capabilities are emphasized to allow managed charging
  • Public accessibility is a focus, especially for the DCFC and MUD programs
  • Rebates can cover substantial portions of installation costs
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