August 23, 2013

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Plug-in.  Save money.  Drive electric.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Benefits

There are many benefits to driving a plug-in electric vehicle (PEV).  These include:

  • Incentives available – rebates, tax credits and HOV access – see for more information on the incentives available for PEV owners
  • Fun driving experience
  • Low fuel and maintenance costs
  • Minimal environmental impacts
  • Reduced dependence on imported oil
  • Different sizes and ranges to meet your needs

PEV Resources

There are many resources available to learn more about PEVs and their benefits.

Charging at Home – SDG&E can help get lowest rates

It matters when you charge your plug-in electric vehicle. SDG&E has EV rates that will help you pay the lowest price for your EV fuel, when you charge between midnight and 5am.  These EV time-of-use rates can help you save money when you charge during “off-peak” and “super off-peak” hours.  Visit for more information.

SANDAG facilitating EV charging infrastructure 

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is the 18 cities and county government and serves as a forum for regional decision-making and the region’s planning and transportation policy.

SANDAG is helping to facilitate EV charging and to resolve barriers to EV charger installations through the San Diego Regional EV Infrastructure (REVI) Working Group.  Learn more about this effort at From REVI, SANDAG and the Center for Sustainable Energy have completed the San Diego Regional Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Readiness Plan


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  • I was wondering who to contact about having electric charging stations placed in front of Southwest high school. Can you help me with this? Is it a city organization? I notice them at the university.

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