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Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEV)

  • Homeowners & Renters,

The Lansing Board of Water & Light has always been a leader in adopting new programs, and we are ready to support our customers who are interested in adopting an electric vehicle and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Whether you are ready to go electric with your personal Hometown Ride, you want to make sure your employees and customers have Hometown Charge options at your place of business, or you are interested in learning more about electric vehicles and charging infrastructure in general, BWL has a plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) program for you! Do you have questions about electric vehicles or EV charging stations? Contact

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Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program

BWL Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Program provides rebates to help offset the costs associated with the installation of home charging stations.

There are two levels of residential EV charging rebates available:

Second Meter Installation Rebate - Up to $1,000

The $1,000 rebate and secondary rate 22 meter may be right for you if:

  • Your electric vehicle charger is going to be hardwired.
  • You may be limited on the available amperage in your home electrical panel and do not want to upgrade your panel.
  • You want to track electrical usage from charging your EV separately and take advantage of charging when energy prices are low.

PEV Off-Peak Savers Rebate - Up to $500

The $500 rebate and off-peak savers rate may be right for you if: 

  • You want to install a portable EV charger or one that is not hardwired to the home.
  • You are not interested in a second residential meter or the associated installation costs.
  • You are interested in optimizing your home energy usage by enrolling your home in a time of use rate and take advantage of lower energy prices during off-peak hours.

Contact Us

If you require additional assistance, please contact BWL at: for residential EV charging questions, information on BWL EV rebate programs, or general electric vehicle questions. for commercial EV charger installations that may require a new service, or to inquire about service upgrades/modifications to support EV charging infrastructure.

Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program

BWL is interested in helping support our commercial and industrial customers that want to install electric vehicle charging stations for their employees, their customers, and/or the public. BWL’s Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Rebate helps to offset the costs associated with the installation of Level 2 charging stations. Funds are limited, contact BWL today at!

Qualified commercial BWL customers can earn a rebate of up to $4,500 per electric vehicle charging station, up to 3 stations per location, by meeting the following requirements:

  • Install a Level 2 charger- “Level 2 Charging” means providing 208 – 240 volt single phase alternating current energy to an onboard charger of an electric motor vehicle with a maximum current specified at maximum 80 continuous amps,
    • BWL is not providing rebates for direct current fast charging (DCFC) electric vehicle charging stations at this time,
  • Are a current BWL electric service customer in good standing,
  • Charger(s) align with current electrical system infrastructure requirements and the customer schedules any necessary inspections through BWL’s Utility Services,
  • Meet the requirements of the Commercial Electric Vehicle Rebate Application – please see below for full requirements and necessary documentation.

Contractor Information & Agreement

Please review the steps and documentation required by the residential and commercial EV rebate programs to become an approved contractor.

Contractor Information
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Below is a list of independent contractors who have reviewed and agree to the BWL process for installing an EV charger and Rate 22 meter. If utilizing a contractor not on this list, please ensure they have reviewed and understand the required steps for proper installation.

Maximo Contracting LLC
Monica Murray
6256 Gardenia Ave.
Lansing, MI 48911

B&D Electric, Inc
Stephen Hannahs
7606 Northport Drive
Lansing, MI 48917

State Electric Company
Todd Villarreal
15045 Dixie Hwy
Holly, MI 48442

Absolute Environmental Solutions LLC
Absolute Solar
4063 Grand Oak Dr. Ste. A107
Lansing, MI 48911

NOVA Consultants, Inc.
Sachit Verma
21580 Novi Road, Suite 300
Novi, Michigan 48375

Premium Electric LLC
Craig Hendee  
13049 W Howe Rd
Eagle, MI 48822

F.D Hayes Electric Co.
F.D Hayes Electric Co.
2301 Beal Ave
Lansing, Michigan 48910

Additional Information

A map of local EV charging stations can be found here.

As customers install charging stations to charge their electric vehicles, their electricity bills will increase. We can help! BWL offers a wide variety of Energy Waste Reduction programs as well as additional offerings to help customers save money and energy.