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Governor Cuomo backs New York auto dealers in battle against Tesla

As the spring fighting season approaches, New York auto dealers are preparing for a new assault in their campaign against Tesla. Last June, the New York State Assembly ended its legislative session without advancing a pair of bills that would have prevented Tesla from selling its electric vehicles directly to consumers in the state. However,… Read more »

New York City requires new parking spaces to be built EV-ready

The Big Apple took a big step towards electrification this week, as the New York City Council passed a law requiring that a minimum of 20 percent of any new parking spaces be equipped with buried electrical conduit that can support future EVSE installation. Retrofitting a parking lot for EV charging requires trenching to bury… Read more »

New York PSC removes regulatory obstacle to new investments in EVSE

As EV charging stations proliferate across the country, uncertain regulatory situations in some states may be holding back investment. This week, the New York State Public Service Commission removed one potential roadblock, declaring that it does not have jurisdiction over publicly available charging stations. “The Commission’s determination that it does not have jurisdiction ensures that… Read more »

New York to offer $19 million in vouchers for electric trucks

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the $19-million New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program, which will subsidize the purchase of electric, hybrid and alternate-fuel commercial trucks. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), together with the non-profit organization CALSTART, will be managing the program. The program will include two voucher funds…. Read more »

New York State Assembly shelves anti-Tesla legislation

Earlier this month, the Texas legislature declined to take action on a pair of bills that would have favored Tesla Motors by carving out an exception to the state’s ban on direct retail auto sales. This week, the New York State Assembly made something of a mirror image move, ending its legislative session without advancing two bills… Read more »

Leviton scores a million in funding to install public and workplace chargers in New York

EV drivers in the Empire State will soon have plenty of places to charge, thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Charge NY” initiative. Equipment manufacturer Leviton has announced that it has been awarded a $1 million grant to install its Evr-Green Dual Port Level 2 charging stations at various workplaces throughout Upstate New York, New York… Read more »

Coulomb partners with National Grid to extend ChargePoint network throughout New York State

Empire State EV owners should see their range anxiety steadily receding. Charging station manufacturer Coulomb Technologies announced this week that it has partnered with power provider National Grid to extend Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network throughout New York State. The company received a million bucks in funding (part of a promised $4.4 million) from the New York… Read more »