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Solar-powered public EV fast charging station unveiled in Westchester County, New York

Sustainable Westchester, a renewable energy provider and advocacy group, recently unveiled a new EV fast charging station powered entirely by solar energy. The Sunshine to EV project, located at Sustainable Westchester’s Mount Kisco, New York headquarters, includes an 85 kW solar photovoltaic array, a 180 kWh on-site storage battery, and twin Jule 75 kW DC… Read more »

New York State opens applications for $100 million in funding for electric school buses

New York State is now taking applications for grant funding for electric school buses under the $4.2-billion Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022. $100 million will be disbursed in this first tranche of a total $500 million authorized by the Bond Act. New York’s 2022 State of the State… Read more »

New York state announces $100 million in funding for zero-emission school buses

New York state has announced the availability of $100 million for zero-emission school buses in the first round of funding for e-buses under the $4.2-billion Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022. New York’s 2022 State of the State initiative requires all new school buses sold in the state to… Read more »

New York State allocates $12 million to advance EV adoption and electric grid integration

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced a $12-million initiative to support development and demonstration of innovative solutions that advance the adoption of EVs and their integration with the electric grid, as well as novel demonstrations of medium- and heavy-duty electric and hydrogen fuel cell technologies. The initiative is designed to help meet the state’s… Read more »

New York state allocates $29 million for EV charging infrastructure and rebates

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced $15 million in new funding for Level 2 EV charging infrastructure under Charge Ready NY 2.0 and $14 million for consumer rebates through the Drive Clean Rebate Program. Charge Ready NY 2.0 allows eligible entities to save up to 50% on installation costs of Level 2 chargers. Funding… Read more »

New York City to deploy up to 13 fast EV charging hubs at municipal parking lots

The New York City (DOT) and New York Power Authority (NYPA) have agreed to create up to 13 fast charging hubs at municipal parking facilities across the city, and each will feature roughly 50 charging plugs.  Once installed, these chargers will bring the city closer to achieving the Adams Administration’s goal of all New Yorkers… Read more »

Con Edison expands SmartCharge rewards program for New York EV owners

New York utility Con Edison has expanded its SmartCharge New York program, which rewards owners for charging vehicles during off-peak hours, to include more than 60 EVs and model years. According to the company, enrollment in the program expanded from 5% of eligible EVs in its service area in 2017 to 24% in 2022. The… Read more »

Hyundai partners with itselectric to deploy curbside EV chargers in New York

Pity the poor drivewayless drivers, who park their cars on the street, and have no option to install EV chargers at home. Millions of car owners around the world suffer this plight, and a viable solution needs to be simple and inexpensive. Brooklyn-based itselectric offers “scalable and simple curbside EV charging that seamlessly integrates into… Read more »

EIT InnoEnergy partners with NENY to develop energy storage workforce in New York

Dutch sustainable energy company InnoEnergy, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), has partnered with New Energy New York (NENY) to develop a battery manufacturing and supply chain workforce in Upstate New York. The parties have signed a three-year deal worth $1.29 million. NENY—an initiative led by Binghamton University, comprising a coalition… Read more »

New York City to require rideshare fleets to use 100 percent EVs by 2030

Electrifying rideshare vehicles has the potential to deliver outsize emissions reductions, as they log many more miles than personal vehicles. In his recent State of the City speech, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that rideshare fleets operating in the city will be required to go zero-emission by 2030. The Big Apple is one… Read more »