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Ebike Rebates: Saving BIG Money In The US By Switching To Emobility

Ebike Rebates: Saving BIG Money In The US By Switching To Emobility

November 3, 2023

We’ve got great news! Government and utility providers are making ebikes more accessible across the US through electric bike rebates to help you save money and start your journey with emobility today!

What States Offer Ebike Rebates?

How Much Does An Electric Bike Cost?

Aventon’s high-quality, TUV safety certified ebikes made with LG battery cells, range between $1,200 to $2,200, and include a 2-year warranty! For example, the Soltera 7 at $1,199, the all-new Pace at $1,899, and our first ever cargo ebike, Abound, at $1,999. This may seem like a lot of money up front, and while it's not quite a free electric bike, you’ll save BIG with ebike rebates and incentives.

Affirm Financing

Aventon’s electric bike financing partners, Affirm, combined with ebike rebates will not only help with the overall costs of an ebike, but will also break down the remaining balance so that you can pay the minimum amount over time. This will make budgeting and saving easier than ever before, and get you in the saddle sooner!

With Aventon’s partners Affirm, you can pick a monthly e bike finance plan that fits your budget. Pick a plan that works best for you and then stick to it, never paying more than the agreed on monthly payment. Affirm is easy and straightforward. Simply pay online at Affirm.com or through the Affirm app. They’ll even remind you of upcoming payments by sending emails or/and texts so you pay on time.

With Affirm there’s no hidden fees. They won’t charge late fees or penalize you for forgetting to make a payment (unlike those other credit firms or money lenders). Affirm makes it easier to finance an electric bike and start your emobility journey today!

Now let’s look at what rebates each state offers, and how much money they’ll put back in your pocket for cutting down on emissions and choosing a fun, more sustainable mode of transportation.

California Rebate Program

As of February 1st, 2023, the California Bicycle Coalition has $10 million for low-income individuals and families wanting to get an electric bike! Qualifying applicants for this California electric bike rebate can receive a voucher of up to $1,000 for a standard ebike or up to $1,750 for a cargo ebike. In order to receive this incentive, purchases of an ebike have to be made from a bike shop in California, or an online company based in California (Aventon is a California-based ebike company). Click here to learn more.

Central Coast

If you live in the Central Coast and use Central Coast Community Energy, then you are eligible, through the Electrify Your Ride Resident Program, to receive a 50% rebate up to $500 for purchasing an electric bike, and 75% up to $1000 for low income residents.       Click here to learn more.

Contra Costa County

Live in Contra Costa County? If so, you could be eligible to receive $150 - $500 in ebike rebates through the 511 Contra Costa electric bike rebate program. Save BIG on Class 1, 2 and 3 ebikes and choose emobility today! Click here to learn more.

Healdsburg

The city of Healdsburg offers electric bike rebates from $50 - $700 for those looking to promote a more active and cleaner form of transportation! To qualify, your rebate application must be submitted within 12 months of your ebike purchase. Start your application today! Click here to learn more.

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino Counties

Replace Your Ride incentivizes those who are willing to trade in their car for a more sustainable form of transportation. The program is limited to vehicle owners residing in the jurisdiction of the South Coast Management District who meet the income and vehicle requirements. Qualifiers can receive up to $9,500 with a trade-in of a 2007 or older vehicle. Click here to learn more.

Oakland

The Electric Bike Lending Library, while not an ebike rebate program, provides 500 e-bikes for long or short term rental at a low cost to low income Oakland residents looking to transform their mode of transportation. Click here to learn more.

Redding

The city of Redding, California is offering an ebike voucher of $1,000 to purchase an ebike from participating retailers. To qualify, residents have to be enrolled in the Residential Energy Discount program, which saves you money on your monthly utility bill, as well as meet the income guidelines. Once you receive your voucher, purchases have to be made within 45 days. Click here to learn more.

San Diego

The Pedal Ahead Program in San Diego, CA is a loan-to-own program that enables eligible participants to work towards a FREE electric bike. Click here to learn more.

IMPORTANT NOTE - The program is currently full and has a waitlist. Don’t let that discourage you. Sign up today! It’s worth the wait.

Santa Clara

Silicon Valley Power offers an electric bike rebate of up to $300 for Silicon Valley Power customers. The company also offers an additional $200 for income-qualified applicants.   Click here to learn more.

Santa Cruz

The GO Santa Cruz EBike Rebate program offers $800 to low-income qualified residents and $400 to non-low income residents to promote the use of more sustainable modes of transportation. In order to qualify, applicants are required to follow the program's guidelines. Click here to learn more.

San Francisco Bay Area

Clean Cars for All is offering ebike rebates for low-income residents in the Bay Area. Qualified applicants will receive $7,500 in exchange for a 2005 vehicle or older, and meet the necessary program guidelines. Click here to learn more.

Colorado Rebate Program

Starting Monday, November 6th at 10:00 AM MT, through November 13th until 4:00 PM MT, Colorado will be opening another round of ebike rebates.

If you applied previously, but were not selected to receive a rebate, you are eligible to apply again. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to change the way you experience the world on two wheesl. Click here to learn more.

For program customer service, call 833-933-9602 or email them at ebikescolorado@aptim.com

Denver

All residents of Denver are eligible to apply for a $300 instant Denver e bike rebate or cargo ebike rebate before purchasing a qualifying ebike from select participating bike shops and retailers. In addition, income-qualified Denver residents may apply for a $1,200 instant rebate. Click here to learn more.

IMPORTANT NOTE - As of March 23, 2023 all available Denver electric bike rebate vouchers have been redeemed. The next round of rebate vouchers will be available on Tuesday, May 30 at 11 a.m. 

Glenwood Springs, Eagle, Pitkin, Garfield, Mesa, and Gunnison Counties

Customers of Holy Cross Energy (HCE) in the aforementioned counties can receive a $50 ebike rebate when they purchase a new ebike. An additional $200 rebate is available for HCE members living in the Edwards Metro District, as well as residents of the city of Avon.        Click here to learn more.

La Plata and Archuleta Counties and Surrounding Area

The La Plata Electric Association is offering an ebike rebate up to $150 to qualified LPEA members. Click here to learn more.

Connecticut Rebate Program

The Connecticut Clean Air Act, passed in May of 2022, expands the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate, to include $500 in electric bike rebates for qualified income applicants. Click here to learn more.

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection statewide ebike rebate program is currently under review and is expected to launch Spring 2023. Stay tuned, and check in for updates! Click here to learn more.

 

Hawaii Rebate Program

As of Februrary 29th, 2023, applications for Hawaii’s statewide ebike rebate are redeemable up to $500 for state residents. Click here to learn more.

 

Massachusetts Rebate Program

The Massachusetts state legislature proposed an electric bike rebate between $500-$750 depending upon income status to residents. As of January 2023, the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy has taken no further action. Stay up-to-date on all the latest. Click here to learn more.

Worcester

The Accelerating Clean Transportation for All Program located in Worcester, MA is in the process of giving electric bikes to low income residents for two years as part of a loan to own program. The program has given out 100 ebikes to locals and will train them on riding safely. Round 2 commences in Spring of 2023. Click here to learn more.

 

Oklahoma Rebate Program

The Oklahoma State Legislature is currently proposing a bill (SB435) that will give qualified Oklahoma residents a $200 ebike rebate for purchasing a new ebike. Stay informed and contact your state senator and representative today! Click here to learn more.

 

Oregon Rebate Program

The Oregon State Legislature is currently working on a bill that will allocate $6 million towards ebike rebates to encourage residents to use more sustainable modes of transportation. Stay up-to-date on the latest news and be one of the first to get money back for choosing emobilty. Click here to learn more. 

Ashland

The City of Ashland Electric Utility is offering its customers a $300 ebike rebate or a $600 cargo ebike rebate. Qualified applicants must purchase their ebikes from participating bike shops in Ashland. Click here to learn more.

 

Texas Rebate Program

Austin

As of January 2030, the City of Austin Utilities Customer Assistance Program (CAP) is offering customers an electric bike rebate of up to $1,300! Also, Austin Energy is offering individuals $600 in ebike rebates. Click here to learn more.

 

Vermont Rebate Program

Green Mountain Power is offering its customers a $200 ebike rebate! This offer is valid on ebikes purchased 1/1/23-12/31/23. Start your emobility journey today! Click here to learn more.

Burlington

Live in Burlington, VT? If so, then you’re eligible to receive an instant $200 ebike rebate!   Click here to learn more.

Select Northeast areas and Central Vermont

Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) is offering customers a $100 ebike rebate for ebike purchases within the state! Click here to learn more.

 

New York Rebate Program

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) bill is working to create a statewide ebike program that will offer qualifying New Yorkers an immediate 50% ebike rebate. The goal is to make sustainable modes of transportation more affordable and accessible. Contact your State Representative today to help make emobility your newest form of transportation! Click here to learn more.

More ways to save

Not in a state that has an ebike rebate program yet? There are still more opportunities for you to save money on your ebike purchase.

 

Student Beans

Aventon’s partners, Student Beans, is the world’s leading student loyalty program that connects students from all parts of the globe with their favorite brands. All students can get an instant $75 off their Aventon ebike purchase. The best part is it’s totally FREE. Sign up today and save on your next ebike purchase!

 

Save With ID.ME

Looking to save on an Aventon ebike? Through ID.ME Aventon customers can get a minimum discount of 5% off their purchase! Offers are subject to change depending on the time and activation. Click here to learn more. 

 

Now What…

Now we put our pedals to the pavement! Hopefully this article was informative and helped you find an ebike rebate that works for you to get you in the saddle and cranking those pedals. For those of you who do not live in a state where electric bike rebates are accessible, then the best chance we have of making ebikes more affordable is through the nationwide Electric Bike Kickstart for the Environment Act.

Our goal is to enable people to find happiness through the power of motion, and this is our way of ensuring that’s a possibility. Enjoy the ride!

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