The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME), in cooperation with the Departments of Environmental Quality, Motor Vehicles and Taxation launched a summer 2020 Electric Vehicle Incentive Working Group. The focus of this effort the feasibility of an electric vehicle rebate program for Virginia, under HB717. Group members are contributing to the what, why, and how an EV incentive could operate in Virginia.  Information here relates to that effort and presents a public file for the work group and public.

Final Report:    EV Incentive Final Report

Initial Report:  EV Incentive Working Group Initial Report

Submit Comments:

  • Stakeholders can submit their written comments and ideas on how the program should work, by August 31st . Please use the following link to submit comments:
  • If you know of others who should be involved, please contact Robin Jones at DMME at or 804-692-3224.

Received Comments:

  • The working group has received submissions from web form, which can be seen here.
  • Additional Submissions from email, such as PDFs, and charts which can be seen here

The working group of DMME, DEQ, DMV and TAX identified dozens of organizations and invited them to several working group calls.  If you were not able to attend the first call, you can view the recording here; or see Webinar slides, here.  Written comments and ideas on how the program should work can be submitted, through August 31, here