23 Apr '11, 5pm

LA will offer 1,000 residents $2,000 off home charging stations for electric cars (via @AutoblogGreen)

LA will offer 1,000 residents $2,000 off home charging stations for electric cars (via @AutoblogGreen)

Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Electric Vehicle Pilot Program LOS ANGELES - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols, and environmental leaders announced today an LADWP pilot program that will provide rebates of up to $2,000 to the first 1,000 LADWP customers for home chargers and installation costs for their electric vehicles. "Los Angeles is leading the nation in cleaner, greener transportation solutions," Mayor Villaraigosa said. "By offering significant rebates for home electric chargers, we hope to make electric cars more cost-effective than gasoline powered vehicles for Angelenos." Yesterday, the Board of Water and Power Commissioners approved the Electric Vehicle Home Charger Rebate Program – Charge Up LA – to ease the financial burden for residents who want to install a rapid (Level 2) charger at their home for qualifying electric vehicles. Begin...

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