Already have a level 2 charger installed at your home? Enjoy up to 2,500 miles* of free driving by earning $10 per month for up to 12 months per EV.
To enroll in the program you will need to:
For questions about electric rate options and Smart Charging Incentive program® questions, contact us at PowerMIDrive@cmsenergy.com. *2,500 free miles based on 3 miles/kWh, at $0.142/kWh. Actual results will vary. The lowest cents per kilowatt hour after rate change is 14.2.
All Smart Charging Program participants must agree to participate in Consumers Energy’s Residential Time of Use Rate, Nighttime Savers, RPM_1050. When you enroll in the Smart Charging Incentive (formerly the Bring Your Own Charger Program), your electric rate will be changed as part of the process. Customers currently enrolled in Residential Smart Hours, RSH_1040 will not be required to switch rates.
There are times when you may have an urgent need to charge your EV. With the Smart Charging Incentive program, you may charge up to three times each month outside of the essentials listed above without losing your incentive for that month.
Incentives are calculated monthly and paid quarterly. If you enroll in the program on or after the 20th of any month, your first incentive will be following month. You may choose to receive the incentive via PayPal, Venmo, or check. Electronic payments can only be issued to the email address (PayPal) or phone number (Venmo) provided on your application.