Apply for a rebate to install a Level 2 electric vehicle charger

We offer a rebate for installing a Level 2 electric vehicle charger.

Rebate amount

50 per cent 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 per cent 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 and supporting infrastructure for:

  • equipment;
  • labour;
  • electrical upgrades;
  • construction;
  • contracting expenses; and
  • professional expenses.

Eligible chargers

For personal residences, eligible chargers must be:

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

For other building types, eligible chargers must be:

  • 240 volt plug with output power between 3 kilowatt and 20 kilowatt; and
  • connected to a network.

View our list of eligible chargers that can be connected to a network.

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

Eligible purchase dates

You can apply for the rebate if you purchased your Level 2 charger on November 14, 2019, or later.

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.

Apply for the rebate

  1. Purchase and install a Level 2 charger
  2. Complete the rebate application form.
  3. Include:
    • copies of your receipts or invoices with zero balance owing;
    • specifications sheet of the charging station(s) installed; and
    • a copy of your electrical inspection report.
  4. Submit your rebate package to the Energy Branch.
    In person: 206A Lowe Street, Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Email: energy@gov.yk.ca
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Energy Branch (EMR-206)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
  5. You'll receive a rebate cheque in the mail within 12 weeks.

Things to consider before you install a charger

Personal residences

  • Contact an electrician to confirm there's enough space for an electric vehicle charger on the electrical panel and service line.
  • You may need to contact your utility (ATCO Electric Yukon or Yukon Energy Corporation) if a service upgrade is needed.
  • Have a qualified electrician complete the installation and get a copy of the electrical inspection report.

Multi-unit residential, commercial, and institutional buildings:

  • Contact an electrician to confirm there's enough space for an electric vehicle charger on the electrical panel and service line.
  • 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.
  • You may need to contact your utility (ATCO Electric Yukon or Yukon Energy Corporation) if a service upgrade is needed.
  • Have a qualified electrician complete the installation and get a copy of the electrical inspection report.