Submit your applications electronically

Due to health advisories about the COVID-19 pandemic, we prefer that you submit your rebate applications electronically. Please email applications to energy@yukon.ca and attach photos or scans of your documents. 
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Apply for a rebate for a Level 2 electric vehicle charger

Eligibility

Eligible chargers

We consider all dual-port charging stations to be 1 charging station for this rebate.

Personal residences

Eligible chargers must be:

  • designated Level 2;
  • 240 volt plug with output power between 3 kilowatt and 20 kilowatt; and
  • WiFi enabled.

Commercial, institutional, apartment and work buildings

Eligible chargers must be:

Eligible purchase dates

You can apply for the rebate if you purchased your Level 2 charger on November 14, 2019, or later. If you purchased and installed the charger between November 14, 2019, and September 14, 2020, you must submit your rebate application by September 14, 2021. 

Eligible applicants

  • Property owners with residences or buildings located in Yukon.
  • Only 1 rebate per personal residence.
  • Multiple rebates are available for other building types up to a maximum of 10 chargers per location.

Rebate amount

50% of the purchase and installation costs up to a maximum of $750 for 1 charger at a personal residence. This includes:

  • single detached homes;
  • duplexes;
  • triplexes; and
  • mobile homes.

50% of total costs up to a maximum of $4,000 per installed charger for:

  • multi-unit residential buildings;
  • commercial buildings; or
  • institutional buildings.

This includes municipal and First Nations government-owned buildings.

The rebate is based on costs related to the installation for:

  • equipment;
  • labour;
  • electrical upgrades;
  • construction; and
  • contracting or professional expenses for upgrades to supporting infrastructure.

Find out if you need to upgrade your electrical system

Personal residences

  • Get an electrician to confirm if there's sufficient space for an electric vehicle charger on the electrical panel and service line to add an electric vehicle charger.
  • Call your utility (ATCO Electric Yukon or Yukon Energy Corporation) to determine if a service upgrade is needed.
  • Get a qualified electrician to complete the installation and get a copy of the electrical inspection report.

Multi-unit residential, commercial, and institutional buildings:

  • Get an electrician to confirm if there's enough space for an electric vehicle charger on the electrical panel and service line to add an electric vehicle charger.
  • Contact the Energy Branch and your electrician to learn about infrastructure upgrades you could do to make your building electric-vehicle ready. This can help you install future chargers at a lower cost.
  • Call your utility (ATCO Electric Yukon or Yukon Energy Corporation) to determine if a service upgrade is needed.
  • Get a qualified electrician to complete the installation and get a copy of the electrical inspection report.

Apply for the rebate

  1. Complete and sign the application form.
  2. Attach the required documents:
    • copies of your receipts or invoices with no balance owing;
    • specifications sheet of the charging station(s) installed; and
    • a copy of your electrical inspection report.
  3. Submit your application to the Energy Branch.
    In person: Energy Solutions Centre, 206A Lowe Street, Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Email: energy@yukon.ca
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Energy Branch (EMR-206)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
  4. You'll receive a rebate cheque in the mail within 12 weeks.