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As of: 8:20 AM, 11/22/19

DCFC Charger Rebates

With the Consumers Energy PowerMIDrive™ program, commercial customers can earn a rebate of up to $70,000 for the installation of a DCFC charger on their property.

Up to $70,000 Rebate


DC Fast Chargers are the fastest and most powerful electric vehicle charging stations available. They are a fantastic draw for electric vehicle-owning customers and provide a valuable community service.

To qualify for a rebate, you must:

  • Be a Consumers Energy electric business customer
  • Install at least one approved charger at your business
  • Act fast to receive a rebate - the total number available is limited
  • Rebates are paid upon completion of installation

REBATE CRITERIA: DCFC STATION SITE HOST APPLICANTS

  • Applicant must install DCFC station within Consumers Energy's electric service territory
  • Applicant must own, lease or operate the site within Consumers Energy’s electric service territory
  • Applicant must be located within close proximity to a highway or main thoroughfare
  • Applicant must be located in areas that have amenities to accommodate a minimum of 30-minute dwell time parking (e.g., restaurant, retail store, restroom facilities)
  • Applicant must comply with all applicable construction and electrical requirements within the local jurisdiction
  • Applicant may be eligible for one or two DCFC station rebates per site, as determined by Consumers Energy’s DCFC infrastructure strategy
  • Applicant may also apply for Level 2 charging station rebates in addition to DCFC rebates if all requirements are satisfied
  • Applicant must agree to authorize DCFC station’s network provider to share electric consumption data with Consumers Energy
  • Applicant must agree to authorize Consumers Energy to enable demand response capability at the DCFC station
  • DCFC stations must have a dedicated parking space for each charge cord
  • DCFC stations must be selected from PowerMIDrive Program’s Approved List
  • DCFC stations must be deployed in visible, safe and accessible locations
  • Applicant must commit to digital or physical signage to create visibility & guidance for effective utilization of DCFC station
  • Applicant must commit to a charging station maintenance agreement and 24hr uptime commitment
  • Applicant must commit to incorporate electrical supply and panel capacity for future expansion of one or more DCFC station in the future
  • Applicant must commit to participate in the applicable network subscriptions for the duration of the program
  • Applicant must agree to complete installation within 6-12 months of approval
Please provide the information requested in this form. Once your application has been submitted, a PowerMIDrive Team member will follow up with you via email to verify qualifications. Once approved for the rebate you will receive a notice to proceed with installation. Rebate will be provided upon successful completion of the project.
Read the PowerMIDrive Program Terms and Conditions.