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EV Charging

Equipment Charging Incentives

Electric vehicles are coming. Is your business ready? Forward thinking companies planning for a sustainable future are embracing electric vehicle charging as an attractive feature for customers, employees and residents. AEP Ohio's powerful incentives can help you offer electric vehicle charging at your workplace, government facility, multifamily complex or other publicly available charging location.

Apply for funding today!

Read the Terms & Conditions for the EV Charging Incentives.


Incentives are available for up to 300 new Level 2 and 75 DC fast charging stations.

Local Government

Incentives for Level 2 Chargers — Max 6 Ports/Customer

Lesser of $50,000, 100% eligible project costs, or $10,000 per port.

Incentives for DC Fast Chargers — Max 2 Stations/Customer

Lesser of $100,000, 100% eligible project costs, or $100,000 per station

Other Public Charging

Incentives for Level 2 Chargers — Max 6 Ports/Customer

Lesser of $50,000, 80% eligible project costs, or $10,000 per port

Incentives for DC Fast Chargers — Max 2 Stations/Customer

Lesser of $100,000, 80% eligible project costs, or $50,000 per station

Workplace Charging

Incentives for Level 2 Chargers — Max 6 Ports/Customer

Lesser of $30,000, 50% eligible project costs, or $5,000 per port

Incentives for DC Fast Chargers — Max 2 Stations/Customer

Not eligible

Multifamily Complex

Incentives for Level 2 Chargers — Max 6 Ports/Customer

Lesser of $45,000, 75% eligible project costs, or $7,500 per port

Incentives for DC Fast Chargers — Max 2 Stations/Customer

Not eligible


Low Income Area Assistance

AEP Ohio is dedicated to installing 10% of the EV Charging Stations in areas of limited income. Customers in income eligible census tracts may qualify for greater incentives. To see if your address qualifies, please click here and enter your address in the upper right corner.

Steps to a successful incentive application and award

Customer submits completed Pre-Application forms to verify eligibility, describe planned project, estimate project costs, funds and requested incentive.
AEP Ohio notifies Customer funds reserved based on Pre-Application.
Customer and/or their contractor completes engineering plans, site design, notifies AEP Ohio for service make-ready, obtains permits and easements, and finalizes equipment selection and project cost.
AEP Ohio completes service make-ready work; Customer and/or their contractor completes site make-ready work; City and AEP Ohio complete required inspections if applicable. Customer and/or their contractor install charging equipment.
Customer and/or their contractor energizes the charging equipment and begins data transmission over charging network; AEP Ohio validates data received and acceptable.
Customer submits completed Final Application forms with final, actual project descriptions and costs. AEP Ohio reviews and releases incentive payment.

Questions?

Contact OhioEVCharging@aep.com.

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