Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations
Electric vehicles (EVs) provide benefits for drivers, the environment, and the County. When you drive an EV, you can:
The County of Los Angeles Internal Services Department (ISD) Office of Energy and Environmental Services (EES) supports the increased adoption of EVs throughout the County. Learn more below.
OurCounty: LA County’s Sustainability Plan
In August 2019, LA County released OurCounty, a regional sustainability plan that outlines 12 intersectional focus areas for local government and other stakeholders including natural resource protection, pollution reduction, a transition to a green economy, and more.
Goal 7 of OurCounty focuses on A fossil fuel-free LA County, including a specific Strategy to create a zero-emission transportation system. Encouraging broad action with wide-ranging impact in support of this goal, EES will work to update the County’s fleet and install thousands of EV charging stations. Our specific actions, as detailed in OurCounty, will include:
|OurCounty: Goals for County Operations|
|By 2025||· 5,000 EV Charging stations at County facilities
· 100% of non-emergency light duty vehicle purchases to be zero emission vehicles
|By 2035||· 15,000 EV Charging stations at County facilities|
· 100% of non-emergency light duty vehicle purchases to be zero-emission vehicles
|By 2045||· 100% of all vehicles in the County fleet to be zero-emission or better|
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EV Rebates and Tax Credits
California residents can qualify for incentives and tax credits when you buy or lease an EV. Reward programs for EV owners include the following:
The County’s Internal Services Department Headquarters at 1100 Eastern Avenue completed construction of 27 new electric vehicle charging stations together with Southern California Edison’s Charge Ready Program. County employees need to download the Powerflex app to utilize the chargers. See the How-to-Guide for information on the app.