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New York City DOT to install 120 curbside Level 2 chargers

New York City plans to install its first curbside charging stations by this October. According to The Wall Street Journal, the city’s Department of Transportation will install 100 Level 2 charging ports for public use and 20 for the city’s vehicle fleet. Public charging will reportedly cost $2.50 per hour during the day and $1… Read more »

Five new DC fast charging hubs planned for convenience stores in central New York state

The Mirabito convenience store chain plans to install DC fast charging hubs at five locations in central New York. The five hubs, which are to go into service by this fall, will offer a total of 19 chargers. The project is part of the New York Power Authority’s EVolve NY charging network, which will be… Read more »

CASE’s electric backhoe loaders could save New York utilities 90% in maintenance costs

CASE Construction Equipment has delivered two CASE 580 EV backhoes to New York State Gas & Electric (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E), both subsidiaries of Avangrid. CASE began the development of its electric backhoe in March of 2020, and has been working with each utility to refine the machines ahead of delivery and… Read more »

XL Fleet to provide 1,000 charging stations at UBS Arena, new home of the New York Islanders

XL Fleet offers a range of electrification solutions, including electrified powertrains, EVSE, power management and fleet services. Now the company has partnered with UBS Arena and the New York Islanders hockey team to deploy and operate 1,000 public charging stations at the new UBS Arena, future home of the New York Islanders. UBS Arena will… Read more »

State of New York announces transit and school bus electrification initiatives

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses in the state. The plans include $16.4 million in incentives for transit buses, and $2.5 million for school buses. Under the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYTVIP), $16.4 million from the Volkswagen diesel settlement will be… Read more »

Nuvve activates V2G school bus project in New York

San Diego-based V2G specialist Nuvve has begun operation of a V2G pilot in White Plains, New York. The batteries on five electric school buses, built by Lion Electric, are now providing power to Con Edison’s grid. The charging and discharging takes place at a depot in North White Plains. When plugged in, Nuvve’s V2G platform… Read more »

New York to use $11 million in VW settlement funds to expand DC fast charging

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a new investment of $11 million to subsidize the deployment of DC fast charging stations. The unimaginatively-named Direct Current Fast Charger program will be administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Its main goal is to scale up charging infrastructure in areas… Read more »

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Li-Cycle to build battery recycling hub in upstate New York

Battery recycling specialist Li-Cycle will invest over $175 million dollars in a lithium-ion battery recycling “Hub” at Eastman Business Park in upstate New York. The new facility will work in conjunction with  Li-Cycle’s “Spoke” facility, which is already located at the Rochester site. Li-Cycle plans to begin construction on the Hub facility in 2021. Li-Cycle’s… Read more »

New York State pledges $24 million in VW settlement funds for electric transit buses

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have announced that over $24 million is available to replace diesel-powered transit buses with new all-electric buses. As part of the state’s $128-million allocation from the federal Volkswagen Settlement, NYSERDA will invest $18.4 million to fund… Read more »

Li-Cycle to open battery recovery plant in New York

Canada-based Li-Cycle will establish a commercial-scale lithium-ion battery resource recovery plant at Eastman Business Park in Monroe County, New York. The company says the new plant will create at least 23 jobs in its first year. Empire State Development will provide up to $450,000 to Li-Cycle through the Excelsior Jobs Program in exchange for job-creation… Read more »