Power Your Drive

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Power Your Drive is an exciting new pilot program that authorizes SDG&E® to install 3,500 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across our service area in apartments, condos and businesses.  At least 10% of the charging stations will be installed in disadvantaged communities.


The chargers are owned, operated and maintained by SDG&E at no cost to the site host, including all operational and maintenance costs, driver support and billing 

All charging equipment will be served from a seperate SDG&E service and metered separately from the site host's electric service and account

Charging stations are for private use by your apartment residents or company employees

Demonstrates a commitment to sustainability

Attracts and retains residents and employees

Special rate that takes advantage of renewable energy

Option to bill electricity use to owner or directly to driver

Choice of charging station models

10% will be installed in disadvantaged communities


How to qualify

Due to the limited number of sites and high demand for participation, sites will be prioritized by those that meet the following qualifications:

Join the interest list

Apartments & condos: Dedicate a minimum of 5 parking spaces for EV charging stations

Business: Dedicate a minimum of 10 parking spaces for EV charging stations

Have an expected number of EV drivers that will use the stations

Agree to an easement for the charging facilities

Make a participation payment, as applicable

Agree to promote electric vehicles and use of charging stations 


Six easy steps

Sign Up on Our Interest List

Sign Up

Follow-Up Phone Call

  • We'll schedule a 20-minute call to tell you more about Power Your Drive and learn about your charging needs

Site Visit

  • We'll conduct a site walk, assess your project and confirm the charging station location

Sign Easement

Design and Installation

  • Select an EV service provider and we'll design your site
  • We'll install the chargers and provide EV driver sign-up instructions

Now you’re ready to charge! SDG&E will maintain the stations and keep them operational, provide driver support and bill drivers for usage.

Best Practices

To learn more about workplace charging visit PEVCollaborative.org/workplace-charging

To learn more about apartment and condo charging visit PEVCollaborative.org/MuD