PLUG INTO EV REWARDS

Earn a $100 bill credit from Xcel Energy, and more!

Join Charging Perks for a simplified charging experience that automatically saves money, uses more renewables, and supports an efficient electric grid.

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Woman charging EV at home

Get started

Enroll with a qualifying Tesla electric vehicle or a qualifying Wallbox® home charging station.
STEP 1

Create your account

Sign up with WeaveGrid to create your personal EV profile and join a rewards program in minutes.
STEP 2

Connect your car

Sign in with your car or charger's app credentials to authorize WeavegGrid to connect with your vehicle and share charging data back to Xcel Energy.
STEP 3

Earn charging rewards

Once enrolled, you'll get access to exclusive program benefits including incentives, insights, and tools for smarter, cleaner charging.

Plug in everyday at home and receive hassle-free Automatic Smart Charging. WeaveGrid will automatically manage your charging during optimal times. You can always override smart charge schedules.

Charging Perks benefits

Rewards
$100 Sign-up Incentive
Qualifying vehicles and chargers receive an on-bill credit
Optimized charging
Energy Savings Opportunities
Maximize savings and reduce costs with optimized charging
EV
Automatic Smart Charging
Hassle-free charging during the most cost-effective times
Personalized dashboard
Personalized dashboard
Your hub for tracking home charging costs and energy usage
Clean energy
Cleaner Energy
Reduce grid stress and charge when renewable energy is present
Support
Access to EV driver advisors
Get helpful support to navigate the program

Program features

XCEL ENERGY CHARGING PERKS
COLORADO
$100 incentive
Mobile device
Enroll with a qualifying Tesla electric vehicle or Wallbox® home charging station.
PERKS
$100 bill credit with additional rewards for each year you participate
Access to personalized charging cost and insights
Automatic Smart Charging to save on charging and support the grid during periods of high demand
Participation rules
  • Must be an electric customer of Xcel Energy and reside in Colorado
  • Must enroll with a qualifying vehicle or charging station
  • Agree to have your charging scheduled during optimal times, typically when charging is most affordable and best for the grid
  • Must charge at home with a Level 1 or Level 2 charger
  • Participants with a battery electric vehicle and a level two charger will receive a $150 bill credit for each year of participation
  • Participants with a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and a level two charger, or any participant using a level one charger, will receive a $25 bill credit annually
  • Cannot simultaneously be enrolled in the Optimize Your Charge program
  • All qualifying electric vehicles and chargers in a household may participate. Sign-up incentives and annual participation rewards are limited to one per household. Learn more about annual incentives

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which EVs and chargers are eligible for these programs?

Customers enrolling in Charging Perks Colorado can connect to the program with a Tesla electric vehicle. Other types of EVs and plug-in hybrids may participate with a Wallbox home charging station.

Charging Perks supported makes and models

Do I need to have a Level 2 charger to participate?

While Level 1 chargers are able to participate in Charging Perks, it is recommended that you participate with a Level 2 charger to get the most out of the program benefits.

If you'd like to upgrade to a Level 2 charger, Xcel Energy has multiple offerings to help.

Get up to $500 to offset the cost of installing a charger with the EV Charger and Wiring Rebate.

Or opt in to the EV Accelerate at Home program to rent a qualified L2 charger and have Xcel take care of the installation and set up.

Interested in managing your own charge? Check out Optimize Your Charge, where you schedule when you charge and earn up to $50/year for charging within designated charging windows.

Why is Xcel Energy providing these EV charging programs to its customers?

Xcel Energy's EV programs offer EV customers a simplified charging experience and cost savings.

Your participation helps Xcel Energy gain a better understanding the impact of electric vehicle charging on the grid.

As an EV driver, you get the unique opportunity to earn free benefits, while getting access to insights that can help you understand your overall impact.

Xcel Energy's EV charging programs are risk-free and you can opt out at any time throughout your program experience.

How does Automatic Smart Charging work in the Charging Perks program?

Enroll in Charging Perks to have your charging optimized during the most cost-effective times of use.

WeaveGrid prioritizes your charging for when it’s least expensive, also taking the grid into consideration to protect it from excessive stress during periods of high demand.

Your daily smart schedule is determined by your vehicle’s charging needs, your rate, and a variety of dynamic live signals, including energy cost, grid stress, and renewable energy availability.

All you need to do is set your target battery level and ready-by time. After that, simply plug in every day, and your car will be ready to go when you need it.

You have complete control over your settings, and can opt to receive text notifications about your upcoming schedule.

While it’s best to stick to your smart schedule as much as possible to maximize savings, you have the option to override your schedule if needed.

How does WeaveGrid collect and use data?

After creating a WeaveGrid account, you will be prompted to sign into your EV account to establish a connection between your vehicle and WeaveGrid.

WeaveGrid then receives your vehicle data in order to provide the program experience and benefits.

This EV data includes information such as how much EV charging has occurred, when EV charging occurs, and whether EV charging occurred at home or away from home.

More details on how your data is used within the program

How does WeaveGrid protect user data?

WeaveGrid is committed to securing users’ data. While we may share relevant EV data with your energy company in order to facilitate program participation, we do not share your EV or personal data with third parties.

We maintain stringent data security and privacy protection procedures to ensure no details about our users, or their charging and driving patterns, are misused or disclosed to unauthorized parties.

For more details, read our privacy policy.

Have other questions?

Visit our help center to learn more about the Charging Perks program.

Sign up today for exclusive EV benefits!