JEA Announces Rebates for Plug-In Electric Vehicles


Please Note

The rebates announced in this 2014 media release are no longer available. You can learn more about current Electric Vehicle (EV) benefits and incentives by visiting our EV Incentives page.

Jacksonville, FL - JEA now offers rebates for qualified plug-in electric vehicles. The rebates apply to plug-in passenger vehicles, purchased or leased, either electric or hybrid, and are available to JEA residential customers who live in JEA’s service territory.

JEA is offering a $500 rebate for vehicles with a battery size less than 15kWh and $1,000 rebates for vehicles with a battery size of 15kWh or higher.

Plug-in vehicles are powered by electricity or a combination of electricity and gasoline. Incentives, tax credits and lower insurance premiums may be also be available to help reduce the cost of buying and owning one.

According to, it costs two to three cents a mile to drive an electric-powered car. If the average American drives about 40 miles a day, it costs less than $1.50 a day to power a plug-in electric vehicle.

Most people charge their plug-in electric vehicle at home using a standard 120-volt home outlet. The charge time can be drastically reduced by installing a 240-volt charger.

JEA is the eighth largest community-owned electric utility in the United States and one of the largest water and sewer utilities in the nation providing electric, water and sewer service to residents and businesses in northeast Florida.


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