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Got EV questions? MGE's resources can help.

MGE offers programs and resources for customers who are considering an EV or have already made the decision to drive electric. Compare gas to electric and learn about options for charging at home and for boosting your fuel savings.

Explore My EV

MGE’s Explore My EV tool helps you compare vehicles, costs and estimate potential fuel savings. Explore My EV takes into consideration many factors, such as your daily commute, electricity costs, up-front vehicle costs, maintenance costs and financial incentives, to create an easy-to-understand financial comparison.

To get started, visit Explore My EV and enter your address, daily miles traveled, how much you want to spend and choose an electric vehicle to compare. You will see the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) and driving range for all vehicles in your price range. You also can filter by EV type (all-electric or plug-in hybrid), body style and make.

Preferred Dealership Network

MGE has partnered with local dealerships to help car shoppers who are considering an EV. MGE Dealership Network members are knowledgeable about MGE EV programs and resources. In addition to expertise on models, trim options, driving range and financing, dealerships can help future EV drivers determine the best charging solution for their new EV.

Check out our list of participating dealerships!

EV Fleet Analysis

Could EVs be a smart choice for your fleet? EVs can help! An EV Fleet Analysis helps you investigate your options by providing the following:

  • Fleet review to see how your vehicles are generally used.
  • EV recommendations to see which vehicles would be a good fit for your business.
  • Total cost of ownership summary to summarize internal and ongoing expenses.

Information on charging requirements to fuel an electric fleet

Charge@Home Program

MGE's Charge@Home program coordinates the installation of ChargePoint L2 chargers for our customers in exchange for a monthly fee of about $20 plus the cost of electricity. There is no upfront cost for standard installation.

  • Charge your battery faster. ChargePoint L2 chargers can provide up to 37 miles of range per hour.

  • Schedule charging remotely through your smartphone.

  • Sign up for MGE's Time-of-Use electric rate and you may save on charging. The ChargePoint L2 station enables you to charge when electricity costs less.

  • No upfront costs. Pay about $20 a month (66 cents a day).

  • Free charging station maintenance and repair.

  • No worries. MGE stands behind the licensed electrician's work and the charging station.

Enroll in Charge@Home!

Public Charging Network

MGE operates a network of more than 50 public charging stations in the Madison area which includes five DC Fast Chargers. The stations are powered by 100% renewable energy generated by wind farms in Wisconsin and Iowa. Our Level 2 stations are $0.18 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) while the DC Fast Charge station is $0.34 per kWh.

In addition, EV drivers now have a new option for convenient and fast charging in downtown Madison. Located at the intersection of East Washington Avenue and South Livingston Street, MGE's fast charging hub features eight fast-charger stalls from 50kW to 350kW and eight Tesla Superchargers.

Learn more!


Time-of-Use Rates

EV drivers can save up to 40% on home charging costs by shifting vehicle charging and other electricity use to nights and weekends!

Customers who sign up for MGE's Time-of-Use rate receive discounted rates for electricity used during off-peak hours. It's the time of day when electricity use is low. In exchange, customers pay more for electricity used during on-peak hours. By shifting the majority of your electricity use—for your EV as well as your entire household—to nights and weekends, you could see significant savings. Depending on your individual usage, the savings could really add up!

Learn more about MGE's Time-of-Use rates.  

EV Rider

Whether you are new to electric vehicles (EVs) or an early adopter, EV Rider is here to answer your questions and feed your appetite for industry news and information, from the newest models to developments in charging. If you're shopping for a new car, we can help you figure out if an EV makes sense. And if you're a skeptic, we might convince you that EVs are practical and fun to drive. 

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Enroll in Charge@Home

Compare the cost of driving
with electricity vs. gasoline -
go to Explore My EV.

Hear why one Madison man decided to enroll in MGE's Charge@Home program.