You can now apply online

We’ve launched a new online application system for Good Energy rebates. Try it out and let us know if you run into any problems. Your feedback will help us continue to improve the system. You’ll find it linked below in the apply section.

Apply for a rebate when you buy a new electric bicycle

We offer a rebate on the purchase of a new:

  • electric bicycle; or
  • electric cargo bicycle.

Eligible bicycles

  • Must have an output power at or below 500 watts
  • Have pedal-assist or throttle-assist
  • Have a maximum speed of 32 kilometres per hour or less
  • Meet all requirements under Yukon's Motor Vehicles Act
  • Electric cargo bicycles must have an extended frame designed to carry additional people or cargo.
  • Bicycles can be purchased in Yukon or online.

Not eligible for rebate:

  • Electric conversion kits
  • Electric motorbikes without pedals
  • Full suspension electric bicycles designed exclusively for mountain biking
  • Bicycles purchased on crowd funding campaign websites such as Kickstarter or Indiegogo

Eligible purchase dates

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

Eligible applicants

During the program lifetime, Yukon residents are eligible for 2 rebates for both:

  • electric bicycles; and
  • electric cargo bicycles.

Each calendar year, organizations and businesses registered in Yukon, are eligible for 10 rebates for both:

  • electric bicycles; and
  • electric cargo bicycles.

This includes First Nations governments and municipal governments.

Rebate amount

  • 25% of the cost of a new electric bicycle up to a maximum of $750.
  • 25% of the cost of a new electric cargo bicycle up to a maximum $1,500.
  • We calculate the rebate on the cost of the bicycle only. It excludes costs such as:
    • accessories;
    • shipping; or
    • assembly.

Apply for the rebate

At the time of purchase

Yukon vendors may offer you a rebate at the time of your purchase. If you're a Yukon vendor, you can download the vendor application form.

After you purchase

If you did not receive the rebate from the vendor, you can apply directly to us.

Apply online

This is a newly launched service from the Government of Yukon. You’re welcome to try it out and if you encounter an occasional broken link or error message – let us know through the contact information listed on this platform. Your feedback will help us improve the service.

To apply online, you’ll need to create an account and add details about your home.

Apply for your rebate

Other ways to apply

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Attach the required documents:
    • receipt or invoice showing
      • you did not receive a rebate; and
      • with no balance owing; and
    • the technical specifications sheet. It should show the maximum output power and maximum speed. For an electric cargo bicycle, the sheet should include a description of the cargo function.
  3. Submit your application 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.
    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.

Why get an electric bicycle?

Compared to conventional bicycles, electric bicycles make it easier to:

  • travel longer distances;
  • travel over difficult terrain; and
  • carry cargo.

Electric bicycles can help you be active while moving around your community. Electric bicycles are also cheaper to buy and operate than a vehicle for local transportation and commuting.