Getting an EV:
Purchasing or leasing an electric vehicle is a complex decision. Here are some resources which may help you decide what to do next.
UC Davis developed a tool which allows you to determine your EV costs and best options depending on where you live and your typical commute. Find out more here.
The department of energy created a map tool to find EV charging stations near you. Find it here.
PG&E also provides a wealth of information surrounding electric vehicles. Find out more here.
The California Clean Vehicle Project offers significant rebates when purchasing an EV for qualifying residents, find out more here.
You can also receive up to 7500$ in tax credits for buying an EV! Find out more here.
Charging your EV:
The City of Martinez has six ChargePoint® Networked Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles located in and around downtown Martinez and at the Pacheco Transit Hub. The stations are available for use by consumers for their personal electric vehicles.
Downtown stations (time limits enforceable by the Martinez Police Department as per Martinez Municipal Code Section 10.38.020):
City Hall, 525 Henrietta St: Level 1 (120 volts) dual port, Level 2 (240 volts) single port: $1/hour, 4 hour maximum
Court/Main Streets: Level 1 dual port: level 2 single port: $1/hour, 4 hour maximum.
407 Estudillo St: level 2 dual port: $1/hour, 24 hour maximum, charge capped at $12.
Pacheco Transit Hub stations
Park and Ride located at Intersection of Pacheco and Blum Road: 3 Level 2 dual ports (6 total ports), no charge for use.
To use ChargePoint®, start by signing up for an account and receive a charging card here.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments about the stations.