SCE Quadruple Discount Offer for Used Electric Vehicles


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Income-eligible SCE customers who buy or lease used electric vehicles may be eligible for a rebate of $ 4,000.

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By Paul Griffo, energized by Edison Writer @SCE_PaulG

Southern California Edison announced that it is offering a rebate of $ 4,000 to customers with qualifying incomes who buy or lease used electric vehicles.

SCE has offered a rebate of $ 1,000 under its used electric vehicle rebate program to residential customers who buy or lease a used electric vehicle. But the power company has now quadrupled the rebate amount for those who live in a state-designated household who qualify for income or who are enrolled in certain state or federal income assistance programs.

“We want the benefits of clean transportation to be available to all of our customers, including those who purchase used electric vehicles,” said Carter Prescott, director of electrification for SCE. “And now we’re happy to be able to provide additional help to customers who may need it. “

New and used electric vehicle discounts have been available to SCE customers since 2017. Earlier this year, the utility expanded its used electric vehicle program to lend a helping hand to more concerned customers. costs that want to switch to electric. Federal and state government programs also offer rebates and other incentives to reduce the cost of purchasing new electric cars.

The used electric vehicle rebate program is available to first, second and third owners or lessors of used electric vehicles. By overcoming one of the main barriers to owning an electric vehicle – affordability – the program aims to boost electric vehicle adoption, a key element in helping the state meet its critical climate goals. and air quality.

“Many people, regardless of their income, prefer to buy used vehicles rather than new ones, and SCE’s used electric vehicle rebate can make the difference between customers who buy an electric vehicle rather than a new one. car powered by fossil fuels, ”Prescott said. “At SCE, we also strive to ensure that our programs help the communities most affected by harmful vehicle emissions. “

The refund request can be made online in a few minutes. SCE customers simply need to go to evrebates.sce.com and enter their SCE service account number and current vehicle registration card number. Up to three consecutive owners of the same electric vehicle can receive a discount, and up to three electric vehicles at each SCE customer address can receive discounts. Those requesting the highest reimbursement amount will be asked to provide information proving that they are eligible.

“We want the benefits of clean transportation to be available to all of our customers, including those who buy used electric vehicles. And now we’re happy to be able to provide additional help to customers who might need it. – Carter Prescott, Director of Electrification SCE

Customers can also buy used electric vehicles online and compare the price of their possession to similar gasoline-powered cars at cars.sce.com. The site shows how electric vehicles can save on fuel, maintenance and other costs. Charging an electric car at home is like paying less than $ 2 per gallon of gasoline.

The used vehicle rebate is funded by the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard program, which helps fight climate change by encouraging the use of clean fuels, such as electricity, in vehicles.

SCE helps accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles through its innovative Charge Ready charging infrastructure programs, which support the installation of electric car charging in workplaces, schools and public places and homes multi-family, as well as recharging for fleets and industrial vehicles.

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Edison International (NYSE: EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a producer and distributor of electricity and an investor in energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Based in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.

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