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Arrowhead Electric Is Making Electric Vehicles a Cost-Effective Choice for Cook County Residents

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative is offering several great deals for AEC members with electric vehicles. If you are an AEC member and have been debating switching to an EV, read on to find out how affordable it would be to charge your EV!

1) ChargeWise Program: ChargeWise is a voluntary program offered by Arrowhead Electric for members who own or lease an electric vehicle. The program allows members to charge their electric vehicle at home during the off-peak hours of 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Members simply plug in their vehicle in the evening and their vehicle is charged during these overnight hours at a reduced rate (more than 50% off the normal rate!). They wake up to a fully charged electric vehicle that is ready to run for the day.

  • Participants must have a Level II EVSE charger, which are available at significant discounts to members at

  • Participants receive electricity used for electric vehicle charging at discounted rate of 5.52 cents per kWh.

  • Rebates are available for the installation of an electric vehicle charger when enrolled in the ChargeWise program.

2) Charger Rebates: Rebates make a Level II EVSE charger a super affordable investment! After discounts and rebates are applied to the cost of your investment, the net cost to you will be between $300- $500. Click here to learn more about the cost of your EV charger and applicable discounts.

3) Revolt Program: If you own or lease an electric vehicle, you can upgrade to wind energy for no additional cost! Members can sign up for this free program if they purchase or lease a plug-in electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Great River Energy can ensure that Revolt participants’ electric vehicles are 100 percent wind powered by utilizing renewable energy credits (RECs). When you claim your upgrade, Great River Energy will completely offset the energy used to power your electric vehicle. Click here to learn more about Revolt.

Ready to sign up? Or maybe you want more information and details before choosing to go with an electric vehicle? Click here to read all you need to know before deciding to go electric.

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