Above is a complete list of alternative fuel locations in or near the Palermo ZIP code: biodiesel; compressed natural gas (CNG); ethanol (E85); electric; hydrogen; liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (propane) & more.
Tax incentives and/or other rebates, credits, incentives or related initiaves for drivers of alternative fuel vehicles or for other uses of alternative fuel in the 04354 ZIP code (Palermo, ME).
Low-speed vehicles may only be used on roadways with posted speed limits of up to 35 miles per hour. Low-speed vehicles must be registered, carry a special license plate, and meet specified state and federal safety equipment requirements. (Reference Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A, Sections 501, 1925, and 2089)
An insurer may credit or refund any portion of the premium charged for an insurance policy on a clean fuel vehicle in order to encourage its policyholders to use clean fuel vehicles, as long as insurance premiums on other vehicles are not increased to fund these credits or refunds. Clean fuels include, but are not limited to, natural gas, propane, hydrogen, alcohol fuels containing not less than 85% alcohol by volume, and electricity. (Reference Maine Revised Statutes Title 10, Sections 963-A, and Title 24-A, Section 2303-B)
Low-speed vehicles are exempt from annual state vehicle inspections. Low-speed vehicles must be registered, carry a special license plate, and meet specified state and federal safety equipment requirements. Additional restrictions may apply. (Reference Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A, Sections 501, 1752, and 1925)
Efficiency Maine’ EV Accelerator provides rebates to Maine residents, businesses, government entities, and tribal governments for the purchase or lease of a qualified battery electric vehicle (BEV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at participating Maine dealerships. Rebates are offered based on participant type for vehicles purchased or leased between August 29, 2019 to December 21, 2021:
|Type of Vehicle||Individuals, Businesses, Organizations||Qualified Low-Income Maine Resident||Maine Governmental Entity or Tribal Government|
|Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)||$2,000||$3,000||$7,500|
|Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)||$1,000||$1,500||$2,000|
The program is funded by Maine’s portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including eligible vehicles and preapproval requirements, see Efficiency Maine’s EV Accelerator website.(Reference House Paper 442, 2019)
The city of Palermo (ME) in Waldo County has an estimated population of 1,535.
There are currently at least 2 alternative fuel stations in or near Palermo, ME (10-mile radius).
Federal and state laws keep the cost of alternative fuels competitive with gasoline or diesel.