Transition énergétique Québec

Eligibility requirements

This page presents the main eligibility requirements for repayment of the cost of a charging station for a multi-unit residential building. Other conditions and obligations apply. Consult the normative framework PDF (French version only) for more details.

Eligible applicants

*The vehicle can be an all-electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, a low-speed electric vehicle or an electric motorcycle.

Other conditions apply. Consult the normative framework PDF (French version only) for more details.

Eligible expenses

Eligible expenses must also comply with the following criteria:

If the installation work is done by the applicant’s own employees, the labour costs required for this work are limited to the salary (hourly rate of the employee(s) times the number of hours required for the installation) and to the benefits, without markup.

The amount of financial assistance is calculated based on the acquisition or leasing cost before applicable taxes.

Dates of eligibility for expenses

To be eligible for a rebate, the expenses for:

Eligible buildings

The building where the charging station is installed must:

The administrator of the program may take into consideration other criteria for determining the number of eligible units. The number of units in a building is determined by adding up all the units located inside the exterior envelope.

In addition, parking spaces must be grouped in a common space.

Note: The owners of an electric vehicle who live in a building with less than five residential units may be eligible for Component 2A of the Roulez vert program - home charging station rebate. Consult the normative framework PDF (French version only) for more details.

Eligible charging stations

Charging stations must comply with the following criteria:

The list of eligible charging station is updated monthly. Last update: May 22, 2020

To add a model to the list of eligible charging stations

If the station model you would like to purchase is not on the current list of eligible stations, ask your distributor to take the steps required to have the station model added to the list.

In fact, it is the product distributors or manufacturers that must provide the information required by TEQ by filling out the Registration form for a new charging station XLS.

In Québec, the sale or rental of electrical equipment that has not been approved is prohibited.

All the electrical equipment models, brands and charging cables on the list of eligible charging stations have been approved by an accredited certification body, as required by the Building Act.

Eligible installation work

Work related to the installation of the charging station and its electrical power infrastructure, including the power output, must be performed in accordance with the Building Act (c. B 1.1), which is applied by the Régie du bâtiment du Québec.

To obtain additional information

To find out more about all the terms and conditions for applying for the program or for more information on how the rebate is calculated, consult the normative framework PDF (French version only) and the Detailed applicant’s manual PDF (French version only).