EBike Rebates and tax credits

Yeah eBikes are fun, and can give you a reason to explore nature and your surrounding city blah blah blah… but we all know the real reason why they’re so amazing... THEY SAVE YOU MONEY! It is now easier and cheaper than ever to purchase an ebike. Depending on your residency you may be eligible for eBike Rebates and Tax Credits saving you hundreds to thousands of dollars!

California State

The California E-Bike Incentive Project is a statewide consumer-facing incentive program that aims to provide point-of-sale voucher incentives — for the purchase of electric bicycles — to residents in disadvantaged communities, low-income communities, and low-income households with an annual household income of less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).Eligible applicants can receive up to $1,000 in incentives. Additional incentives of $250 are available for Californians living in either a disadvantaged or low-income community, or who have an annual household income at or below 225% of FPL. In addition, an additional $750 in incentives is available for cargo e-bikes and adaptive e-bikes.Pedal Ahead has been selected to administer the statewide eBike incentive program and is targeting a late June 2023 launch. Learn more

Bay Area

Clean Cars for All gives low income residents of the Bay Area $7,500 to turn in old, polluting cars and replace them with an e-bike or other electric vehicle. The grant also includes the cost of accessories such as a helmet, bike lock, horn and more! Plus, multiple members of the same household can purchase additional e-bikes until they reach the $7,500 threshold. Residents must live in a qualifying zip code, have an income at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Line, and complete an application to be awarded this grant. Learn more

Central Coast (Monterey, San Benito & Santa Cruz counties, and parts of San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara counties)

Central Coast Community Energy customers can receive a 50% rebate up to $500 for purchasing an electric bike, and 75% up to $1000 for low income residents through The Electrify Your Ride Resident Program. You must purchase your e-bike by Nov. 15, 2022 and complete an online application to receive this incentive. Learn more

Contra Costa County

Buy a new e-bike and apply for up to $300-worth of savings through this program funded by the Bay Area Air Quality Management & Contra Costa Transportation Authority. This rebate applies to Class 1, 2 and 3 e-bikes and is based upon your household income. Be sure to apply within six months of purchasing your new e-bike to take full advantage of this rebate! Learn more


The city provides a rebate of $50-$700 on qualified e-bike purchases to Healdsburg Electric customers. The customer must intend to replace some of their car miles with e-bike miles in order to qualify. Be sure to apply within 12 months of purchasing your new e-bike to take advantage of this rebate! Learn more

Santa Barbara

The EZBike Project allows locals to loan an e-bike to incentivize more residents to incorporate biking into their lifestyles. Participants must be Santa Barbara residents and be 16 years or older. Reservations are required and open every month. Learn more


The Monterey Bay e-Bike Incentive Program is for low-income residents of Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties. Eligible applicants can receive a post-purchase rebate of $500-$1,000. Applicants must purchase an e-bike from a local qualified store and apply to be considered. Learn more


The Electric Bike Lending Library is set to kick off in late 2022 providing 500 e-bikes for long or short term rental at a low cost to low income Oakland residents. More information will be coming later this month. Learn more

Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties

The Replace Your Ride incentive allows residents to trade in their car for a cleaner alternative, like an e-bike, and receive up to $9,500 to cover the cost of purchase. Residents must meet income criteria and their vehicle must qualify to be replaced. Learn more

San Diego

The Pedal Ahead Program loans electric bikes to qualified applicants until they complete the program within two years. Participants must ride at least 1,800 miles per year or 150 miles per month, tracking their mileage on Strava and obtain bike insurance. After they meet these milestones, they are given the e-bike for free. If they do not meet the mileage, the participants are offered the e-bike at a prorated discount. Learn more

Santa Clara

Silicon Valley Power offers e-bike rebates around 10% of the pre-tax cost of an e-bike and offers additional money for income-qualified applicants. In order to receive this rebate, you must be a Silicon Valley Power customer and submit an application within 60 days of purchasing an e-bike. Learn more

Santa Cruz

The GO Santa Cruz E-Bike Rebate program offers $800 to low-income qualified residents and $400 to non-low income residents. You must first apply to the program, watch the Bike Safety Training video and complete a quiz & survey. After that, you’ll receive a rebate voucher via email to be redeemed at participating electric bike stores. Learn more

San Gabriel Valley

ActivateSGV along with the local city council are in the process of creating a lending library of cargo e-bikes and all-purpose e-bikes later this year. Learn more

Colorado State

The Colorado Legislature recently passed Air Quality Improvement Investments designating $12 million to local governments, tribal governments and nonprofits who wish to start electric bike sharing or ownership programs. This bill also includes e-bike rebates for low to moderate income families. Learn more


Get up to $200 when you purchase a new e-bike valued at $1,000 or more! And if you purchase a used e-bike you can receive a rebate of up to $100. Avon residents must use the e-bike to replace car trips and apply for this rebate within 180 days of purchasing an e-bike. Learn more


Set to end in late August 2022, the Community Cycles E-Bike Program is a two-year loan to own program for Boulder County workers. Workers must be essential employees looking to use their e-bikes to commute to work, and as their main vehicle. A $250 fee must be paid in full to receive an e-bike and participants must share riding data via app with Community Cycles Staff. After two years of participation, the e-bike is yours to keep. Learn more


Save up to $1,700 on an e-bike purchase when you apply for this rebate through the City of Denver. E-bikes must be purchased new through a participating local bike shop. An additional $500 is given for those purchasing a cargo e-bike. Learn more

The City of Denver additionally offers 30 e-bikes for rent in select low-income neighborhoods. Residents can check out an e-bike for their personal needs and return it at three different locations. Learn more


Residents looking to replace their commutes to work with an e-bike , and other car trips with an electric bike, can receive a rebate of up to $200. The cost of the e-bike must be more than $500 in order to qualify. Be sure to apply within 6 months of purchasing a new e-bike to take advantage of this rebate! Learn more

Glenwood Springs, Eagle, Pitkin, Garfield, Mesa, and Gunnison Counties

Locals looking to offset their car miles with e-bike miles can get a rebate of $50 when they purchase a new electric bike for commuting to work or running errands. To qualify, applicants must be a Holy Cross Energy customer and the rebate is limited to 2 e-bikes per household. Learn more


Mountain Parks Electric gives members rebates up to 25% of the cost of the e-bike (no more than $150) when you email them a receipt of purchase. Be sure to submit the receipt within 90 days of purchasing your e-bike. Learn more


Members of the Gunnisson County Electric Association are eligible for post-purchase rebates on their e-bike up to 25% of the cost, capping out at $150. Simply apply through their website with a copy of your e-bike receipt. Learn more

La Plata, Archuleta & Nearby

The La Plata Electric Association offers $300 e-bike rebates to members who purchased an e-bike within the last 90 days. The rebate will not exceed 25% of the cost of the e-bike and members must apply to receive the rebate. Learn more

Connecticut State

The Connecticut Clean Air Act, passed into law May 2022, expands the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate, or CHEAPR, to now include $500 rebates for electric bikes. Income qualifications will apply and the e-bikes must cost $3,000 or less. Learn more

The Connecticut Assembly proposed a bill that would give personal tax credit to state residents for purchase of an e-bike. The credit ranges from $250-$1,000 depending on household income. The bill is currently being reviewed by the Committee on Finance, Revenue, and Bonding. Learn more

Hawaii State

The Hawaii legislature recently passed a bill giving a 20% e-bike rebate to residents, up to $500. This bill is now with the governor’s office to sign into law. Learn more


The Eastern Iowa Light & Power Cooperative offers a post-purchase rebate of 25%, up to $150, to members who purchase an e-bike. The application along with proof of purchase must be submitted within 180 days of buying your electric bike. Learn more

Massachusetts State

The Massachusetts state legislature proposed an electric bike rebate between $500-$750 depending upon income status to residents. This bill is currently in discussions with the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Learn more


The Accelerating Clean Transportation for All Program is in the process of giving e-bikes to low income residents for two years as part of a loan to own program. The program will give about 100 e-bikes to locals and will train them on riding safely. Learn more

New York State

The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority is working on a Ride Clean e-bike program that would offer a 50% rebate on e-bike purchases, up to $1,100. This program expands on the current Drive Clean rebate program for electric cars and was introduced as a bill this year in the New York Assembly. Learn more

Bronx & Brooklyn

The Equitable Commute Project strives to make micomobility more available to frontline Bronx & Brooklyn essential workers. This project will provide up to 5,000 bikes to New Yorkers who will use the bike to commute to work. Learn more


Ashland Electric Utility customers can take advantage of a $200-$600 e-bike rebate when you apply. Rebate amount depends on the type of bike purchased and where the bike is purchased from. Be sure to apply within 180 days of purchasing your new e-bike. Learn more

Benton/Corvallis County

Residents can qualify for up to $1,200 rebate when purchasing an e-bike from a local, participating bike shop.Those wishing to take advantage of this rebate must first apply. Learn more


EWEB Customers can receive a $300 e-bike rebate to help offset emissions and to support active transportation options. Be sure to apply within 180 days of purchasing your e-bike. Learn more


Austin Energy customers offers up to a $300 e-bike rebate for qualifying purchases. The amount of the rebate depends on the cost of the electric bike and can only be applied to bikes purchased through Austin Energy’s approved dealer list. Be sure to submit an application within 60 days of purchase. Learn more

Vermont Statewide

The Vermont State Legislature is currently reviewing a bill that gives a $200-$400 rebate to e-bike purchasers depending upon income. The bill is sitting with the Committee on Transportation. Learn more

Barton Village, Village of Enosburg Falls, Hardwick Electric Department, Village of Johnson, Village of Jacksonville, Ludlow Electric Light Department, Lyndonville Electric Department, Morrisville Water & Light Department, Northfield Electric Department, Village of Orleans, or Swanton Village

Receive a $100 rebate for purchase of an e-bike or retrofit kit through the Vermont Public Power Supply Authority. VPPSA customers can simply complete their online form and submit proof of purchase and the bike’s serial number to get this after-purchase rebate. This program is set to expire at the end of 2022. Learn more


Burlington residents are eligible for a $200 rebate on e-bikes purchased from either a local store or online retailer. To receive the discount from a local store, bring your ID and a piece of mail with your address on it to the Burlington Electric Department to receive a coupon for $200 off. If you purchased online, you must submit an application after you purchase in order to get the rebate. This program is set to expire December 31, 2022. Learn more

Burlington, Brattleboro, Montpelier, Upper Valley & Other Cities

Local Motion & other statewide partners offer e-bike libraries throughout the state to those looking to try out an e-bike for free. E-bikes must be reserved in advance and can typically be rented Thursday-Monday. Learn more

Colchester & Surrounding Areas

Green Mountain Power customers looking to switch car miles for e-bike miles can save $200 on an e-bike purchased from a local retailer. Customers must show a GMP energy statement, account number and address within the GMP territory at time of purchase to take advantage of this rebate. Learn more


The Stowe Electric Department offers customers a $200 post-purchase rebate on a Class 1 e-bike purchase. Simply fill out the online application and submit a receipt to receive these savings. Learn more

Washington Electric Coop Service Areas

WEC members can receive up to a $200 rebate for an in-state e-bike purchase. This program is set to expire at the end of this year. Learn more

Washington State

A proposed bill to exempt sales tax from e-bike purchases and up to $200 in e-bike accessories is currently in the Washington Legislature’s House. The bill is a pilot to see if sales tax incentives can increase e-bike sales within the state. Learn more

Gov. Jay Inslee also proposed a $1000 tax credit for e-bike purchases in a bigger $100 million proposal to expand incentives for purchasing EVs in Washington. This proposal is being reviewed by House and Senate legislators. Learn more

United States

If you haven't found any financial incentive programs in your city or state, don't lose hope. There is pending legislation with the Build Back Better bill that would provide a nationwide tax credit to e-bike purchasers. The proposed legislation would give up to a $900 tax credit to Americans purchasing an eligible electric bike. There is an income cap on eligibility for the program, and e-bikes over $4,000 wouldn't quality for the rebate. Learn more